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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PTA Jobs in Arkansas (AR)


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Physical Therapy Assistant Job Overview

Search PTA Jobs in ArkansasPTAs perform their tasks underneath the supervision and instruction of a certified PT. PTs rely greatly on their PT assistants, therefore it is important that a Physical therapy assistant can offer clients a complete plan of physical therapy workouts. Physical therapist assistants apply numerous physical therapy techniques while caring for people. A few methods consist of deep soft tissue massage, therapeutic exercise, physical modalities such as ultrasound and electro therapy as well as functional training.

Additionally PT assistants frequently assist their patients to prevent losing mobility by implementing health and fitness programs for more active healthier life styles. When a Physical therapy assistant examines a patient for the first time, they help the physical therapist examine the person and create a treatment plan promoting restored functionality, being able to move, preventing disability and pain reduction. Then, together as a team, the PT, Physical therapist assistant, and patient each work collectively to make certain the objective of the health program is reached, measuring patient progression, response, and safety even while making adjustments as necessary.

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