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Physical therapy Education and careers.

Physical therapy Education and Education and careers. careers. Education and Training Physical therapists need a Doctor of Physical therapist programs often include courses in Physical Therapy (DPT) degree. biomechanics, anatomy, physiology, neuroscience, and pharmacology. DPT programs typically last 3 years. All require therapists to be licensed. Licensing requirements vary by state but all include passing the National Physical Therapy Examination administered by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy. Physical therapist students also states physical complete clinical internships, gain during supervised experience in areas such which they as acute care and orthopaedic care. After gaining work experience, physical therapists The American Board Đ’oard certification requires passing an exam and at least 2,000 hours of clinical work or completion of APTA-accredited residency program in the specialty area. specialist of Physical Therapy Specialties some offers in 8 clinical specialty choose to become a certification board-certified specialist. an including areas, orthopaedics and geriatric physical therapy. Salary and Careers %24 Most physical Employment of physical therapists is projected to groW 36 percent from 2014 to 2024, The median annual therapists Work full time. About 1 in 4 worked part time in 2014. Although most therapists work during normal business hours, wage for physical therapists was $79,860 in May 2014. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $55,620, and the top 10 percent earned more than much faster than the average for all occupations. some may work $112,020. evenings or weekends. Employment projections data for Physical Therapists, 2014-24 Projected Employment, Change, 2014-24 Occupational Title Employment, 2014 2024 Percent Numeric Physical therapists 204,200 277,700 36 73,500 SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections program The related careers for physical therapist will be as follows Audiologists Chiropractors Occupational Therapists Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides Recreational Therapists Speech-Language Pathologists Brought you by: est PHYSICAL THERAPY Collegos

Physical therapy Education and careers.

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Physical therapists assist those with an injury or illness, by working to manage pain and improve movement. Sometimes referred to as PTs, these individuals may be employed by a hospital, nursing home,...


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