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PTA Job Introduction
PTAs perform their tasks beneath the supervising and instruction of a licensed PT. PTs rely heavily on their PTAs, therefore it is important that a Physical therapy assistant can offer clients a comprehensive plan of physical therapy workouts. Physical therapy assistants apply lots of physical therapy methods when helping patients. Several methods include physical modalities, deep soft tissue tissue massage, therapeutic exercise such as for example ultrasound and electro-therapy as well as functional exercises.
Additionally Physical therapy assistants frequently aid their clients to prevent losing movement by applying health and physical fitness plans to ensure more active healthy lifestyles. When a PTA examines a client first, they help the physical therapist examine the person and create a treatment program encouraging recovered usability, the ability to move, avoiding disability and reducing suffering. Then, as a team, the physical therapist, Physical therapy assistant, and client each work together to make sure the objective of the health program is reached, measuring client progression, response, and safety while making modifications as necessary.