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The travel therapist’s guide to Los Angeles

The travel therapist’s guide to Los Angeles

There’s never a dull moment in the City of Angels.

One of the best perks of being a travel therapist is the chance to see some of the most iconic places in the country. Los Angeles and the surrounding metropolitan area have many opportunities for therapists at hospitals, clinics and private physical therapy centers. If you accept a contract in Southern California, you’ll always have something to do in your off time. Keep reading to learn about some of the best things to do in the Los Angeles area:

For art lovers

There’s no shortage of spectacular art in the Los Angeles area. The Getty Center should be at the top of your list if you want to spend the day absorbing culture. Read More

3 steps to becoming a physical therapy superstar

3 ways to become a better physical therapist

You can’t be a good physical therapist if you don’t take care of yourself

In many cases, becoming a better physical therapist isn’t just about becoming more familiar with the technical knowledge you use every day, it’s about becoming a better communicator and remaining interested in field advancements. When you’re a travel therapist, the role of communication and knowledge takes on an even more important role. From one health care facility to another, you’ll encounter new situations, cultures and personalities. Keep reading for some key tips on becoming a better physical therapist: Read More

Speech Language Pathologists enjoy using mobile apps for speech therapy homework

The benefits of mobile app use in speech therapy

Speech therapists in particular can greatly benefit from using certain apps in their daily work.

It’s become a cliché that there’s an app for everything, but when you look at your favorite app store, you can see it’s actually quite true. Any hobby, skill or professional interest has a plethora of related mobile apps available. Speech Language Pathologists in particular have benefited  greatly from using apps dawith their clients.

Speech therapy apps for kids

Therapy happens as much at home as it does at the care facility.Being able to send younger patients home with activities they can do with their parents can have numerous benefits.This is especially true for patients who are shy or need to do some extra practicing at home. Read More

Travel therapists: How to spend your free time in NYC

Travel therapists: How to spend your free time in NYC

The Fragrance Garden in particular is great for those who need a little natural aromatherapy in NYC.

Seasoned travel therapists know that one great perk of the job is the ability to see and explore some of the best cities in the U.S. New York City is one of those destinations that lives up to the hype – towering skyscrapers, an amazing arts and culture scene and some rather interesting people make it a fun place to work. After you finish working with your patients for the day, here’s some of our favoirte activities in the Big Apple:

See a Broadway show (obviously)

NYC is home to the best live theater in the U.S., so you shouldn’t miss this opportunity to take in a show. Grab a buddy, dress up and hit the town! Going to Broadway also means passing through Times Square, so you’ll get to do some pre-show people watching as you taxi to the theater.

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Travel therapists: Learn to dive in your free time

Travel therapists: How to dive in your free time

Travel therapists: How to dive in your free time

So, you’ve settled into your new contract as a travel therapist. You’ve secured a place to stay, you’re getting into the rhythm of your new facility and you’re making great progress with your patients. Now it’s time to decide how you want to spend your free time. One of the best perks of being a travel therapist is getting opportunities to do things you couldn’t back at home. If you’ve taken a contract near the ocean or other large body of water, why not learn how to scuba dive? It’s fun, it’s a great form of exercise and it will make memories that will last a lifetime. Grab some of your new acquaintances and hit the water! It’s time to explore a whole new world.

Get certified where you are

The first step on your underwater adventure is to get certified. Doing so will allow you to dive almost anywhere in the world, plus you’ll have the training and knowledge to stay safe when you’re underwater. Read More