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Physical Therapist Assistant Therapy Healthcare
Physical therapy assistants (PTAs) perform treatment procedures as directed by physical therapists and assist them with more complex procedures. An assistant may monitor a patientÂ’s progress on exercise equipment; perform massage; provide heat/cold, electrical, and ultrasound therapy; and provide the therapist with a detailed account of all therapeutic sessions.
Annual Pay Education Needed Where to Get Education
$30,000-$46,000 Completion of accredited AA/AAS program required for eligibility for national certifying exam Davidson CC (AAS), GTCC (AAS), Forsyth CC (AAS), Randolph CC (AAS), Rockingham CC (AAS), Surry CC (AAS)
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