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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PT assistants perform their services under the supervising and instruction of a licensed physical therapist. Physical therapists rely a great deal on their PTAs, so it is crucial that a PTA can offer clients a comprehensive plan of physical therapy workouts. Physical therapy assistants employ numerous physical therapy techniques while looking after patients. A few techniques incorporate physical modalities, deep tissue massage, therapeutic exercise such as for instance ultrasound and electro therapy as well as functional training.

Additionally PTAs frequently aid their clients to avoid losing movement by implementing wellness and physical fitness routines to ensure more active healthy life styles. Anytime a PTA examines a client initially, they help the physical therapist examine the person and create a therapy plan promoting repaired functions, the ability to move, avoiding impairment and reducing suffering. Then, together as a team, the physical therapist, Physical therapy assistant, and individual all work together to ensure the objective of the health program is attained, measuring client progression, reaction, and safety while making modifications as needed.

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