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The Use and Benefits of Dance Movement Therapy, a Form of Psychotherapy
Everyone who has ever lived, no matter where they live, has a universal language: movement. Body language or nonverbal communication is everyone’s native language. Nonverbal communication is how everyone (even babies, those that speak another language, people who cannot speak) can express their needs, feelings, and emotions...
The Many Psychological and Physical Reasons of Infertility
Infertility is both a psychological and physical problem faced by many couples all over the world. There are at least 60-80 million people that experience infertility all over the world, and that number could be higher as many people do not report their infertility or seek help with it. (Cassidy & Sintrovani, 2008) The Na...
The Road to Becoming a Physical Therapist
A Bachelors degree in Exercise Science is the stepping-stone for many graduate level degrees. Physical Therapy is one of the many steps that can be taken. What is physical therapy? Physical therapy also means the treatment of any pain, disease, or injury by physical means. Physical therapists study medical science in anato...
The Correlation Between Napping, Late Naps, and Sleep-Deprivation
It is well known that college students do not get enough sleep. To make up for this sleep-deprivation, many of them, myself included, take long naps. A study from Ye and colleagues took a survey of 2,000 college students in the United States. 440 students completed the survey. The main goal of this study was to see the corr...
An Essay in Favor of Using Physician Assisted Suicide
Physician Assisted Suicide Argument For the past two years, my grandma’s terminally-ill condition with lung cancer changed my whole family’s lives for the worst. Everyday, grandma asked to die, but because of the state law that does not allow physician assisted suicide, grandma cannot ask for help with her death. To keep g...
The Menntal Health Issues of Correctional and Police Officers
The issue of law enforcement individuals, specifically correctional and police officers, going through the ailments of depression and from there, suicide, is a vast issue as it makes an already dangerous career of enforcing laws and keeping the communal peace into an issue of mental health being ignored. For the most part,...
The Advantage of Using Proprioception during Physical Therapy Sessions
Proprioception: Motion Awareness as Physical Therapy According to recent observations, proprioception (motion awareness) plays vital roles in a number of the human body’s basic functions, such as maintaining proper posture, sensing resistance and knowing where appendages are in space (Proske, Gandevia 2012). In the extre...
Intensifying a Treatment Plan for Individuals With Anomia a Condition Characterized by Difficulty Retrieving Words
The purpose of this study was to determine whether or not it was possible to intensify a treatment plan for individuals with anomia, without changing or increasing the amount of time per session, and per week, spent in therapy. Anomia is defined by ASHA as a condition characterized by difficulty retrieving words in which pe...
Shifting Patients from Internal Medicine Department to Rehabilitation at Lincoln Hospital
Name: Lide Forde Class: HE 4080 Professor: Marianne Cocchini Date: June 24th, 2015 Reflection Paper 3 One of the most striking tenets of my shadowing experience over the past week involved the transition process of patients from the internal medicine department of Lincoln Hospital to a rehabilitation facility, whethe...
A Study of the Medial Collateral Ligament Injury
Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Injury of the Medial Collateral Ligament is a fairly common sports injury, especially within a contact or collision sport. The MCL is one of the four major stabilizing ligaments of the knee, the injury can be extremely painful and debilitating. While an MCL injury is not as severe and debi...
A Study of Hip Dislocation
Hip Dislocation Not very common injury, hip dislocations are mainly a repercussion of auto accidents because of the seatbelt. Hip dislocations can occur in sports, most commonly football and rugby. Hip dislocations are more common amongst men because of their risk-taking behavior. Every race is just as likely and it most...
A Study on the Effects of Concussion and Head Impacts on the Acceleration of Brain Aging
Concussions and Head Impacts May Accelerate Brain Aging By the University of Michigan Brain aging can be sped up by concussions and lesser impacts to the head. The impacts cause signaling pathways in the brain to deplete quicker than in people who haven’t suffered a brain injury. The University of Michigan took a grou...
An Introduction to the Importance of Muscle in Peroforming Tasks Everyday
Muscle Importance Humans use their muscle to perform the simplest to the hardest tasks everyday. There is a process that needs to occur every time a muscle is used, however. First, the muscle fibers in the muscles respond to stimuli through contraction. Interestingly enough, muscle fibers contract to its maximum potential...