What does a Physical Therapy Assistant do?
Physical therapy assistants work under the supervision of physical therapists at hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, fitness centers, and patients’ homes. Physical therapy assistants provide rehabilitation services to people of limited mobility or function; teach patients therapeutic exercises; operate medical equipment; and monitor patient performance.
What do I need to get a Physical Therapy Assistant job?
Provides a foundation for providing patient/client services using physical therapy techniques under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist. The PTA graduate will be prepared to take the National Licensing Examination
What is the median salary of a Physical Therapy Assistant?
- $58,820 per year