How do they match: Physical Therapist Assistants

  • Physical Therapist Assistants

  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Tech
  • Physical Therapy Technician
  • Certified Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Home Care Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Outpatient Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Per Diem Physical Therapist Assistant

  • Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with state laws, assist in the development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, document the progress of treatment, and modify specific treatments in accordance with patient status and within the scope of treatment plans established by a physical therapist. Generally requires formal training.

  • Administer active or passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, aquatic physical therapy, or heat, light, sound, or electrical modality treatments, such as ultrasound.
  • Confer with physical therapy staff or others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, or coordinating treatment.
  • Observe patients during treatments to compile and evaluate data on their responses and progress and provide results to physical therapist in person or through progress notes.

  • Administer therapy treatments to patients using hands or physical treatment aids.
  • Assess physical conditions of patients to aid in diagnosis or treatment.