Physical Therapy Assistant Guide

Welcome to the PTA Guide, a physical therapy assistant education & career resource. We have everything you need to become a licensed PTA in your state. A few of the helpful things that you'll find here are information resources by state such as tools and info on PTA Schools, PTA license requirements, PTA Jobs, PTA salary data for states & major cities.
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Physical therapist assistants carry out their tasks underneath the guidance and instruction of a certified PT. PTs rely greatly on their PTAs, therefore it is necessary that a PTA can offer clients a complete plan of physical therapy workouts. Physical therapy assistants apply numerous physical therapy methods while helping people. Several techniques incorporate physical modalities, deep soft tissue tissue massage, therapeutic exercise like ultrasound and electro therapy as well as functional training.

Furthermore PT assistants frequently assist their clients to avoid losing mobility by applying wellness and physical fitness workouts for more active life styles. Anytime a PTA examines a client initially, the PTA helps the physical therapist analyze the person and develop a care program encouraging recovered usability, being able to move, preventing impairment and pain reduction. Then, together as a team, the physical therapist, Physical therapist assistant, and client each work with each other to ensure the goals of the health program is achieved, calculating the patient's progression, reaction, and safety even while making adjustments as necessary.

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