Physical therapists (PTs)
Physical therapists (PTs) sometimes called PTs are health care professionals who diagnose and help injured people improve their movement. They are often an important part of recovery and treatment of the patients who are recuperating from injuries, illnesses, and surgery.
- Physiological Knowledge,
- Valid licence to practice physical therapy
- Graduate degree or greater in physical therapy
- Effective Environment,
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills
- Attention to Detail: Physical therapists need to observe a patient’s issues, and analyze what is needed to help them ease their pain, without putting them at risk of further injury.
- Clinical Skills,
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Prepare for upcoming therapy sessions
- Set up a plan of care for patients, outlining the patient’s goals and the expected outcome of the plan
- Diagnose and manage movement dysfunction and enhance physical and functional abilities.
- Watch the patient’s development during therapy sessions and make notes to evaluate the usefulness and helpfulness of specific treatments for patients.
- Prevent the onset, symptoms, and progression of impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities that may result from diseases.