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"There's absolutely no reason that LGBT+ individuals should live their lives in pain or disability because they are ashamed or feel unseen."
HOUSTON, TX, March 10, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- On January 8, 2021, Dr. Roy Rivera, Jr., Launched His New Book "Shantay, You Stay!: A Healthcare Provider's Guide to LGBT+ Inclusive Practices". The book became a #1 Best Seller.
In this short read, Dr. Roy Rivera, Jr., shares clear and simple steps to better serve the LGBT+ community. His professional demeanor, years of experience and heartfelt desire for his patients' qualities of life, make this an easy read for any healthcare provider.
Author, Dr. Rivera shares,"After working with communities and patients from all different backgrounds, I noticed a surprising disparity in the LGBT+ experience when it came to healthcare. As our cultural and societal understandings of sexuality and identity evolve, we need to adapt our systems of care as well. There's absolutely no reason that LGBT+ individuals should live their lives in pain or disability because they are ashamed or feel unseen."
"I've been greatly impressed with Dr. Rivera's candor and level of expertise. This book is an absolute must read for anyone in the healthcare industry," says Kathy Kidd, CEO of Authorpreneur Network.
An Amazon reader gave the book 5-stars and left the following review: "Fantastic Book! Roy did an amazing job providing basic but important tips that clinicians can implement in their daily practices that can help improve the quality of life of individuals in the LGBQT Community."
Get your copy today! https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08S5MDX91
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Dr. Rivera is a licensed physical therapist and has been practicing in the Greater Houston area since 2005. He has worked in various health care settings including acute and long-term acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, and outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine clinics.
Dr. Rivera's clinical interests and specialties include management of orthopedic conditions and return-to-sport in adolescents and return-to-work in young adults. His past affiliations with world-renown hospital systems in the Texas Medical Center have allowed him the opportunity to work alongside some of Houston's most reputable pediatric and adult orthopedic surgeons. Dr. Rivera's clinical strengths and areas of expertise include treating musculoskeletal disorders and conditions of the extremities. Dr. Rivera is unique in that he has years of experience treating individuals across the lifespan, from infant to geriatric populations, with orthopedic and neurologic conditions as well. His broad scope of knowledge in human gross motor development from birth to older age has enabled him to be a more effective, well-rounded clinician. His treatment philosophy is exercised-based, and he is a strong advocate of promoting independence of functional maintenance.
In his spare time outside of work, Dr. Rivera dedicates himself to athletics and understands the demands that sports and other physical activities have on the human body. He routinely participates in cardiovascular and resistive strength training and plays competitive men's league tennis. He has a whole body, cross-training approach to his personal wellness and this also holds true for his professional treatment approaches.
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