How do they match: Physical Therapists

  • Occupational Therapist
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy

  • Discharge patient from physical therapy when goals or projected outcomes have been attained and provide for appropriate follow-up care or referrals.
  • Inform patients and refer to appropriate practitioners when diagnosis reveals findings outside physical therapy.
  • Provide educational information about physical therapy or physical therapists, injury prevention, ergonomics, or ways to promote health.
  • Review physician's referral and patient's medical records to help determine diagnosis and physical therapy treatment required.
  • Teach physical therapy students or those in other health professions.

  • Treat patients using physical therapy techniques.