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Physical Therapist Therapy Healthcare
 
Description    
Physical therapists (PTs) provide services to patients and clients who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities, or changes in physical function and health status resulting from injury, disease, or other causes. They plan and carry out programs to help these people gain strength, flexibility, endurance, coordination, and overall physical functioning. Physical therapists also provide wellness services and programs to lessen pain and to prevent injury. They use lifestyle modification techniques, therapeutic exercises and rehabilitation techniques, heat, cold, electrical stimulation, water, and assistive devices to help their patients. Often physical therapists work as part of a health care or rehabilitation team.
     
Annual Pay Education Needed Where to Get Education
$45,000-$85,000 Master's or Doctoral completion required for eligibility for national certifying exam Elon U (PRE, DPT), Guilford Co (PRE), UNCG-JSNN (PRE), WFU (MS), WSSU (MPT)
     
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Full professors Job Family: Medical Educator Cluster: Healthcare
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