Medical staffing leader Aureus Medical provides suggestions on eating well during travel physical therapy assignments

Omaha, NE, (July 5, 2012) --  As a travel physical therapist, you spend time caring for others away from your home. You work to help your patients overcome injuries or debilitating conditions, often working long shifts therefore leaving little time to think about your own health.   Aureus Medical Group (web:, a national leader in healthcare staffing, including travel physical therapy, offers suggestions on how to improve your eating habits while on assignment.

While working a hectic shift at the hospital or clinic, it can sometimes seem nearly impossible to take a break and eat a nutritious meal.  However, it's very important you make staying healthy and eating well priorities on every travel physical therapy assignment. While it can be easy to feel like you're on vacation because you're working in a new and exciting place, you can't eat like you're on vacation during every travel physical therapy assignment. Not only can this lead to excessive weight gain over time, but it can cause you lack the concentration and energy you need to properly assist your patients.

Make sure you are the best you can be on the job, and setting a good example for your patients, by eating well during assignments. The first thing you may want to consider is what you're eating during working hours. Are you heading over to the nearest fast food joint and chowing down on a hamburger and french fries every day? Are you eating a foot-long at the sub shop with soda? Are you eating at all?

Read the entire article for more insight on eating well while working in travel physical therapy jobs.


Aureus Medical Group is a national leader in healthcare staffing specializing in the successful placement of Nursing, Advanced Practice, Cardiopulmonary, Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Laboratory, Neurodiagnostics, Radiation Oncology, and Rehabilitation Therapy professionals, as well as Physicians, in hospitals and medical facilities nationwide.  With more than 25 years of experience, Aureus Medical offers a full range of staffing, hiring and medical career options, including national contract (travel), local contract, and direct hire.  Aureus Medical is the largest division of Omaha-based C&A Industries, a leading provider of human capital management solutions for more than 40 years.