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PT assistants conduct their tasks beneath the supervising and instruction of a certified PT. Physical therapists rely heavily on their Physical therapist assistants, so it is necessary that a Physical therapy assistant can offer patients a comprehensive plan of physical therapy activities. Physical therapy assistants apply numerous physical therapy methods when helping clients. Certain methods include physical modalities, deep tissue tissue massage, exercise therapy like ultrasound and electro therapy as well as functional training.
In addition Physical therapy assistants frequently assist their patients to prevent losing mobility by applying wellness and physical fitness plans for more active healthier lifestyles. When a PTA sees an individual first, the PTA helps the PT examine the individual and develop a treatment plan supporting restored usability, the ability to move, avoiding disability and reducing discomfort. Then, together as a team, the PT, PTA, and patient each work together to make sure the objective of the therapy program is attained, calculating patient progress, response, and safety while making adjustments as required.