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Physical Therapist Assistants

Physical Therapist Assistants work under the direction of physical therapists to assist and administer treatment to patients.

Typical duties include giving heat, light, and ultrasound treatments.

Physical Therapist Assistants also give patients massages and exercises that help heal muscles, nerves, bones, and joints.

They teach and encourage patients to learn or improve necessary activities such as walking, climbing, and general mobility.

Patients are watched during treatment, and their reactions and progress are recorded and reported to therapists by the Assistants.

They fit patients for and teach them to use corrective equipment such as braces or artificial arms and legs or supportive devices such as wheelchairs.

They also observe the patients' progress, instruct, and motivate them during treatment.



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