25 matches for pre-occupational/physical therapy
|O*NET-SOC Title||1 match|
|Alternate Occupation Titles||14 matches|
|Detailed Work Activities||2 matches|
- Physical Therapists
Alternate Occupation Titles
- Occupational Therapist
- Physical Therapist
- Acute Care Physical Therapist
- Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapist
- Doctor of Physical Therapy
- Geriatric Physical Therapist
- Home Care Physical Therapist
- Inpatient Physical Therapist
- Orthopedic Physical Therapist
- Outpatient Physical Therapist
- Pediatric Physical Therapist
- Pulmonary Physical Therapist
- Registered Physical Therapist
- Sports Physical Therapist
- Administer manual exercises, massage, or traction to help relieve pain, increase patient strength, or decrease or prevent deformity or crippling.
- Administer treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet or infrared lamps, or ultrasound machines.
- 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.
- Plan, prepare, or carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve, or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain, or prevent physical dysfunction in patients.
- 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.
Detailed Work Activities
- Examine patients to assess general physical condition.
- Treat patients using physical therapy techniques.
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