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Physical Therapist

markeoj16 July 17, 2019

Description: Physical Therapists (PTs) help injured or ill people improve their movement or manage their pain. They often aid in rehabilitating patients with chronic diseases, illnesses, or injuries. 

Duties:

  • Review patients' medical history and referral notes from physicians
  • Observe patients' movements and diagnose their condition
  • Develop a plan of treatment with goals and actions
  • Use exercises, stretches, hands-on therapy, or equipment to treat patients
  • Record progress and maintain detailed records
  • Educate patients and their families about their conditions and treatment plans

Interested in becoming a Physical Therapist? Click here for more information.

(Source: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/physical-therapists.htm)