Physical Therapists

Choose Physical Therapy as your career choice!

Education Required to become a Physical Therapists

- must have master's or doctoral degree

-biology, chemistry, and physics

-biomechanics, neuroanatomy, human growth and development, manfestation of disease, examination techniques and therapeutic procedures

Job Description

- examine patients' medical histories

- test and measure strength, range of motion, balance and coordination, posture, muscle performance, respiration and motor function

- techniques to restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain and prevent or limit permanent physical disablities

Where are jobs available?

- hospitals

- clinics

- offices

- private homes

Pay Scale

Median annual salary

$78,270

Median hourly wages

$37.63