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Doctor insights on: Physical Therapist Assistant Salary

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What steps should I take to become a physical therapist?

What steps should I take to become a physical therapist?

School: You will need to attend a college that offers a degree in physical therapy. There are many such schools, search online. You can also obtain a masters degree and doctorate level training in physical therapy. It's a good field, you will be helping many people. ...Read more

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How much does a physical therapist make per hour?

How much does a physical therapist make per hour?

DEPENDS ON HOW: Many patients an hour they see. Nowhere close to the $300-500 an hour lawyers make but more than a teacher or policeman or fire fighter... Ain't that a shame? ...Read more

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Why would someone need to see a physical therapist?

They have a : Musculoskeletal condition for which medicines alone will not be curative or very helpful. ...Read more

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What's a registered physical therapist?

Licensed to : Usually someone who has been licensed by their state in that profession to practice in their field which in this case entails the musculoskeletal one in terms of rehabilitation after an injury or surgery or guidance in proper exercise and technique for specific conditions or general musculoskeletal health usually guided by a physician. ...Read more

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How do I find a good physical therapist in my town?

How do I find a good physical therapist in my town?

GOOGLE FOR: Physical therapist in your area, then go to healthgrades .Com and get a free report on his/her credentials. Word of mouth is also helpful. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of becoming a physical therapist?

What are the benefits of becoming a physical therapist?

Challenging: Physical therapy is fascinating in that the therapist studies body anatomy and musculoskeletal function; often more intensively than doctors. Most chronic pain syndromes involve injured soft tissues. Physical therapists are in a good position to help doctors diagnose and treat chronic musculoskeletal pain disorders, and this can be very rewarding. ...Read more

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What are good ways i can find a good physical therapist?

Ask around: It's always good to have a referral by someone you know. You can ask your primary physician. You can also go to the national register of health service providers - the doctors in that directory have gone through rigorous credentialing. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could tell if my physical therapist is being too aggressive?

Can you tell me how I could tell if my physical therapist is being too aggressive?

How you feel after: PT. Should help you, not hurt you. If you feel worse for days after the visit, or if you develop bruising afterwards, they are being too aggressive. Muscle soreness after a visit for a day or 2 may be acceptable at first. As you build strength and add flexiblity ,it should diminish. ...Read more