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Physical Therapist Assistant Job Introduction
Physical therapist assistants conduct their tasks beneath the supervising and direction of a licensed physical therapist. Physical therapists rely a great deal on their Physical therapy assistants, therefore it is crucial that a Physical therapy assistant can offer clients a complete plan of physical therapy exercises. PT assistants employ many physical therapy techniques while taking care of patients. Certain techniques incorporate deep tissue massage, therapeutic exercise, physical modalities like ultrasound and electro-therapy as well as functional exercises.
In addition Physical therapist assistants frequently aid their patients to prevent losing mobility by implementing wellness and fitness programs to enable more active healthier lifestyles. Anytime a Physical therapy assistant examines a client first, they help the physical therapist study the individual and develop a treatment plan supporting recovered usability, the ability to move, preventing impairment and reducing pain. Then, together, the PT, Physical therapy assistant, and individual all work collectively to make certain the goal of the therapy program is attained, measuring patient progression, healing, and well-being while making modifications as required.