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PTA Job Description
PT assistants conduct their services under the guidance and instruction of a licensed PT. PTs rely heavily on their Physical therapist assistants, therefore it is necessary that a PTA can offer patients a comprehensive plan of physical therapy techniques. PTAs apply many physical therapy techniques while taking care of patients. A few methods consist of physical modalities, deep soft tissue tissue massage, therapeutic exercise particularly ultrasound and electro therapy as well as functional training.
Additionally Physical therapist assistants often assist their clients to prevent losing mobility by implementing wellness and fitness routines to create more active healthy life styles. Whenever a Physical therapist assistant sees a client first, they help the physical therapist examine the person and create a care plan encouraging restored usability, the ability to move, protecting against impairment and pain reduction. Then, together as a team, the physical therapist, Physical therapist assistant, and client all work collectively to ensure the objective of the health program is achieved, calculating patient progress, response, and safety while making modifications as needed.