Therapist

Physical Therapy

What Is A Physical Therapist?

Physical Therapists are an important part of rehab and treatment of patients with chronic conditions or injuries. Physical Therapists are people who help others that are are injured or ill improve their movement and manage their pain. They help restore function, improve mobility, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients with injuries or illnesses. Some responsibilities and personality characteristic are that you must have effective communication skills for working with patients, families, caregivers, and departmental and interdepartmental relationships.


What Does A Physical Therapist Do?

Physcial therpists take the paitents or clients history and conduct a systems review, and perform tests and measures such as strength, range of motion, balance and cooredination, posture, muscle performance, repiration, and motor function to identify potential and exisisting problems. Physical Therapists determine the paitents ability to be independent in the workplace or household after injures or illnesses.

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What are the minimum requirements for the job?

The minimum requirements for becoming a Physical Therapist are you need to require knowledge in physical therapy evalution, assesments, care planning and treatment. You must have some sufficient experience out in the field. Physical Therapists need a doctor of pysical therapy degree to be able to work in the field. You need to obtain completion of a degree from a accredited masters degree program or an accreditied from a bachelors degree program.


Responsibilities, Salary and Work Place

Some responsibilities and personality characteristic are that you must have effective communication skills for working with patients, families, caregivers, and departmental and interdepartmental relationships. The pay ranges for a physical therapist ranges from $5,444 to $7,425 monthly. Physical therapists work in private offices and clinics, hospitals and nursing homes. They spend a lot of time on their feet, helping patients.