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 Therapist Assistant Career Overview

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PTAs perform their services beneath the supervising and instruction of a certified PT. PTs rely heavily on their PTAs, therefore it is essential that a Physical therapy assistant can offer patients a complete plan of physical therapy workouts. Physical therapy assistants employ many physical therapy methods while caring for clients. Certain techniques include physical modalities, deep soft tissue tissue massage, exercise therapy such as for example ultrasound and electrotherapy as well as functional training.

Furthermore PT assistants often aid their clients to avoid losing mobility by implementing health and physical fitness routines to ensure more active healthy life styles. Whenever a Physical therapy assistant examines a client initially, the PTA helps the PT analyze the individual and develop a treatment plan promoting recovered functions, being able to move, avoiding impairment and pain reduction. Then, together as a team, the physical therapist, Physical therapist assistant, and patient all work together to ensure the objective of the therapy plan is attained, measuring client progression, healing, and safety even while making adjustments as necessary.

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