versaceisthenewgucci: What kind of job is similar to physical therapy, but deals with the psychological factors from their injury along with the physical aspects? Physical therapists often do deal with the psychological factors from injuries. I have a friend studying body psychology, which I think is only offered at a handful of universities in the… Continue reading Body Psychology
I found this op-ed a few weeks ago where the author, a medical doctor, wonders how she could have better helped her aging parents. One way would be for her to have been a physical therapist, as she says:
A doctor’s familiarity with obscure diagnoses — and the ingrained habit of reviewing them compulsively when something goes wrong — is considerably less helpful for the old than an understanding of some normal activities, like sitting, standing and tottering around. Unless you are a rare physician indeed, you know nothing about the process of rising from a chair except to politely conceal your impatience while it is accomplished.
A Shortage of Juggling Doctors
Thanks! I go to Columbia University, but my blog is not affiliated with the school. I’ve seen other similar blogs in the past, but I don’t know of any at the moment that are still writing. Let me know if you find any good ones yourself.