Allied health professions
Allied health professions are health care professions distinct from nursing, medicine, and pharmacy. One source reported allied health professionals making up 60 percent of the total US health workfor...
Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist
A Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist (CPFT) is a technologist who is at least a Certified Respiratory Therapist but may be a Registered Respiratory Therapist that has passed the national certif...
Cardiovascular technologist
Cardiovascular technologists and technicians and vascular technologists use imaging technology to help physicians diagnose cardiac (heart) and peripheral vascular (blood vessel) ailments in patients. ...
McKenzie method
The McKenzie method (also MDT = Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy) is a comprehensive method of care primarily used in physical therapy. New Zealand physical therapist Robin McKenzie, OBE (1931–2013) d...
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Registered Sleep Technologist
A Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) is a Polysomnographic Technologist accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Manual therapy
Manual therapy, manipulative therapy, or manual & manipulative therapy is a physical treatment primarily used by massage therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, chiropractors, osteo...
Medical ultrasonography
Diagnostic sonography (ultrasonography) is an ultrasound-based diagnostic imaging technique used for visualizing internal body structures including tendons, muscles, joints, vessels and internal organ...
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National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians
The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) is a national Emergency medical services professional association representing all EMTs and Paramedics. The NAEMT educational programs...
Anaesthetic technician
An anaesthetic technician (British English) or anesthesia technician (US English) is an allied healthcare worker who assists with the administration and monitoring of anaesthesia and has an extensive ...
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American Medical Billing Association
The American Medical Billing Association (AMBA), located in South Central Oklahoma, was founded in September, 1998, by Cyndee and Larry Weston, who are providers of billing and consulting services to ...
Recreational therapy
According to the American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA), recreational therapy is a treatment service designed to restore, remediate and rehabilitate a person’s level of functioning and ind...
International Spinal Cord Society
The International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) was founded in 1961 as the International Medical Society of Paraplegia. It is an INGO, whose purpose is to study all problems relating to lesions of the s...
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians is a US certification agency covering prehospital medical providers.
NREMT was established in 1970 in response to President Lyndon Johnson's ...
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians - Wikipedia
National Athletic Trainers' Association
The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) is a professional membership association serving certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession in the United St...
Sleep disorder specialist
A Sleep disorder specialist (SDS) is a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT-SDS) that has successfully passed the certification examination NBRC-SDS. The respiratory therapist may also be a Certifie...
Gravity boots
Gravity boots are ankle supports designed to allow a person to hang upside down. Thanks to exposure in television dramas and movies in the 1980s, gravity boots became a common fitness tool in homes ac...
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Dry needling
Dry needling is the use of either solid filiform needles or hollow-core hypodermic needles for therapy of muscle pain, including pain related to myofascial pain syndrome. Dry needling is sometimes al...
Certified Anesthesia Technician
Certified Anesthesia Technician (Cer.A.T.) is a title granted to an individual that successfully meets the experience and examination requirements of the certification. The certification is regulated ...
Certified Respiratory Therapist
A Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT), formerly Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician (CRTT), is a therapist who has graduated from a respiratory therapy program at a university or college and ha...
Prosthetist
A prosthetist, as defined by The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc., is a person who measures, designs, fabricates, fits, or services a prosthesis as presc...
Goniometer
A goniometer is an instrument that either measures an angle or allows an object to be rotated to a precise angular position. The term goniometry is derived from two Greek words, gōnia, meaning angle, ...
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Occupational therapist
The role of an occupational therapist is to work with a client to help them achieve a fulfilled and satisfied state in life through the use of "purposeful activity or interventions designed to achieve...
Home ultrasound
Home ultrasound is the provision of therapeutic ultrasound via the use of a portable or home ultrasound machine. This method of medical ultrasound therapy can be used for various types of pain relief ...
Myotherapy
Myotherapy (e.g., Bonnie Prudden myotherapy) is a form of manual therapy which focuses on the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain and associated pathologies. The term myo...
Physical Therapy
Physical therapy or physiotherapy (often abbreviated to PT) is a health care profession that remediates impairments and promotes mobility, function, and quality of life through examination, diagnosis...
Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist
In the United States, a Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT) is a medical technician who is a Registered Respiratory Therapist that has successfully passed the national registry exam.