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Multiple Sclerosis: Physical Therapy & Treatment

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Jul 23, 2015 9:00 AM

Multiple sclerosis now affects more than 400,000 people in the U.S. and about 2.5 million people around the globe. MS "is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body," per the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. While the cause of the disease is still unknown, there are measures your patients can take to alleviate and cope with the symptoms of MS.

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What Are the Requirements to Become a Physical Therapist?

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Jun 18, 2015 9:00 AM

When in the market for a new career, one of the most appealing and desirable aspects of working in the health and wellness industry is the constant variety. With physical therapy, you have the chance to help clients and potential clients restore physical function and get back to their routines, while growing employment opportunities in different environments and locations. Before you jump into anything, however, you should have a clear idea of what a career as a physical therapist entails. It's also important for you to take a step back and decide what you would like to accomplish from your career move.

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