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Physical Therapy Assistant Job Details
Physical therapist assistants perform their services underneath the supervising and direction of a licensed physical therapist. PTs rely heavily on their Physical therapy assistants, so it's essential that a Physical therapist assistant can offer patients a complete plan of physical therapy activities. PTAs apply lots of physical therapy techniques while looking after clients. Some methods include deep tissue massage, exercise therapy, physical modalities such as ultrasound and electrotherapy as well as functional training.
In addition PTAs frequently aid their clients to avoid losing movement by developing wellness and physical fitness workouts to facilitate more active healthy life styles. Anytime a PTA examines an individual for the 1st time, they help the PT analyze the individual and develop a care program supporting repaired usability, the ability to move, avoiding disability and reducing suffering. Then, as a team, the physical therapist, PTA, and client each work together to ensure the goals of the therapy program is reached, measuring client progress, reaction, and safety even while making modifications as required.