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Physical Therapist

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Physical Therapist

Before they are allowed to practice, physical therapists must have earned graduate degrees from from accredited programs in physical therapy. These programs typically culminate in a doctoral degree and take at least three years to complete.

Physical Therapist

There are different types of physical therapy including orthopedic, acute care, post-operative care, cardiovascular rehab, and neurological rehab.

A physical therapist measures your speed, mobility, balance, strength, flexibility, movement, coordination, and respiratory and cardiovascular indurance.

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Common reasons people go to physical therapyare stroke, arthritis, brain injury, and spina bifida.

Physical therapists diagnose and manage movement dysfunction and enhance physical and functional abilities.


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