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Ther Interventions

Uncommon Modalities

____ is a mechanical stimulus characterized by oscillatory motion that is delivered to the entire body (usually in a vertical manner) Whole Body Vibration(WBV)
Amplitude (mm or cm) the extent of the vertical displacement
Frequency (Hz) number of impulses delivered per second
Magnitude (G) the acceleration power
Duration (sec. or min.) the amount of time one spends on the apparatus
Immediate Short-Term Effect of WBV Muscle strength and power
Immediate Short-Term Effect of WBV Motor performance
Immediate Short-Term Effect of WBV Other measures,Hormone concentrations, Cardiovascular changes
Galileo Vibrating Platform Works as a teeterboard with 0 -5 mm amplitude (medial to distal) and variable frequency; sometimes referred to as rotational vibration
NEMES Vibrating Platform Provides vertical vibration in the 30-50 Hz range
Magnetic therapy Poorly supported by scientific research,Although there are individual (anecdotal) reports of healing with magnetic therapy, available scientific evidence does not support these claims.
Service animals individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual who cannot complete the tasks themselves
Therapy animals trained to work in the area of animal-assisted therapy (AAT).
Animal Assisted Therapy Enables work with hard-to-reach patients,used in conjunction with other therapy activities,not reimbursed as a modality but used to make the reimbursed treatment more effective
Created by: txst fall 2008
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