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 Therapy Assistant Career Overview

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PT assistants perform their tasks under the guidance and direction of a licensed PT. Physical therapists rely heavily on their Physical therapist assistants, so it is important that a Physical therapy assistant can offer patients a complete plan of physical therapy activities. Physical therapist assistants apply numerous physical therapy methods while helping clients. Certain techniques incorporate physical modalities, deep tissue massage, exercise therapy particularly ultrasound and electrotherapy as well as functional exercises.

Additionally Physical therapy assistants frequently aid their clients to avoid losing movement by employing health and physical fitness workouts to ensure more active healthy lifestyles. Anytime a Physical therapist assistant examines a patient initially, the PTA helps the physical therapist analyze the individual and create a treatment plan supporting recovered functions, being able to move, preventing impairment and pain reduction. Then, together as a team, the physical therapist, Physical therapist assistant, and individual each work with each other to make sure the purpose of the therapy plan is attained, measuring client progression, healing, and well-being even while making adjustments as required.

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