Friday Five – World Physical Therapy Day
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September 8th is World Physical Therapy Day, a global celebration of the essential role physical therapists play in promoting health and well-being. This year, the theme for World PT Day revolves around arthritis, shedding light on the incredible contributions of physical therapists in managing and improving the lives of those living with this often-painful condition. This week’s Friday Five explores the significance of World PT Day 2023, ways to share this year’s message, and benefits of physical therapy in general and in the specific treatment of arthritis.
World PT Day Activities, Toolkit and More
World PT Day takes place every year on September 8th. In 2023 the day will focus on arthritis, with an in-depth look at some forms of inflammatory arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis and axial spondyloarthritis. Check out the toolkit for more information on the day and the activities list to find ways to participate.
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— World Physiotherapy (@WorldPhysio1951) September 1, 2023
Wearables, Robots, VR and AI in Physical Therapy
Nothing will replace the intelligence and emotional care of a dedicated therapist, but from AI and exoskeleton suits to VR and video games, advanced technology is already improving patient outcomes, reducing physical therapist burnout, and making clinics more efficient.
World Physical Therapy Day 2023: Many benefits of physical therapy from relieving pain to strengthening muscles
Physical therapy can be life-changing for many people who are recovering from injuries, accidents, surgery and even those who suffering from chronic pain. Physical therapy has a set of exercises, massages and treatments to strengthen muscles, heal injuries and relieve pain. It can help restore mobility in people and can help one live quality life. Dr Varun Gupta, Executive Vice President & Chief Business and Growth Officer, Antara Assisted Care Services shares many benefits of physical therapy.
World Physical Therapy Day 2023: Many benefits of physical therapy from relieving pain to strengthening muscleshttps://t.co/Ezc16D9fPF
— HT Lifestyle (@htlifeandstyle) September 7, 2023
Physiotherapy Plays a Crucial Role in the Treatment of Arthritis
We join the world to celebrate the #worldPTday.
— CoRSU (@corsuhospital) September 7, 2023
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