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Kelsey Hastings AMP 100 Survey Jaimi Knisley 3 December 2010 Physical Therapy Geriatric physical therapy is a rapidly changing field in healthcare. New methods and treatments are created and put into use all the time. One major thing that is changing within the field is the clients. The baby boomers are aging and reaching an age that they will be needing more healthcare with their increasing age. Many of these people will have dysfunctions with their body that they have not previously known and will want to fix it as soon as possible. They will need physical therapy to help them adjust to living by themselves in their old age. Geriatric physical therapy will grow increasingly since the elderly population is growing significantly. There will be more accidents in the elderly population that will require the treatment by physical therapists. Many people will also be calling for homecare physical therapy since they will have trouble leaving the house and may not want to more to a nursing home where constant care can
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