Physical therapist assistants (PTAs) provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist. PTAs provide care to patients with physical impairment through therapy and treatment to help patients restore functional activities in their daily lives. Those therapies and treatments include: exercise for mobility, strength and coordination, and training for activities such as walking with crutches, canes or walkers.
Associate's Degree + License
$59,591.52/year or $28.54/hour
Casa Loma College, Loma Linda University, Stanbridge College
American Physical Therapy Association
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