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What is the difference between a physical therapist vs an occupational therapist?

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Dr. Bettina Herbert
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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The way our wonderful therapists at jefferson university hospital in philadelphia explain it to the incoming resident class: physical therapists work on making sure you can walk or get across the room. Occupational therapists make sure you can dress and wash yourself before you walk across the room.

In brief: In brief

The way our wonderful therapists at jefferson university hospital in philadelphia explain it to the incoming resident class: physical therapists work on making sure you can walk or get across the room. Occupational therapists make sure you can dress and wash yourself before you walk across the room.
Dr. Bettina Herbert
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