Physical therapists (PTs) provide services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients with injuries or disease. PTs work closely with patients and clients to restore, maintain, and promote their overall fitness and wellness for healthier and more active lifestyles. Patients may include accident victims and individuals with disabling conditions, such as low back pain, fractures, head injuries, arthritis, heart disease, strokes and cerebral palsy.
Masters Degree/Doctoral Degree Preferred + License
$81,619.92/year or $39.09/hour
Azusa Pacific, Cal State Long Beach, Cal State Northridge, Loma Linda University, Mount St Mary's College, USC
Local: California Physical Therapy Association
National: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
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