Physical Therapist

By: Maddie Coates

Job Description:

Physical Therapist teach people how to start moving their legs, arms, feet or other body parts that have recently been operated on. They help you learn to walk again, learn to write again, and they use treatment you, to reduce pain during the process. They do their best not make you disabled, they want you up and walking soon after surgery so you are not bed ridden. Their main goal is for you to have life-long health benefits and will help you achieve them!

Education Required

-Doctorate Degree

-State Licensure

-Certification

Colleges that offer this major

-Duke University

-University Of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

-East Carolina University

-Elon University

Salary

-$57,053-$92,926 a year
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Physical Therapist Careers Video from APTA