A Physical Therapist Assistant works everywhere such as offices, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, homes, schools, and fitness centers. The Job outlook from 2014-2024 will grow 40% over the years. The projection is faster than the average than any other job. A PTA makes about $45,290 per year and $21.77 per hour but wages change due to degree, year of experience, location, and time. We are living in a generation where humans live longer and the demand of PTA is high.
Physical Therapist (John F. Kennedy) once said,“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” When she was in 6th grade her aunt had work at Schultz Chiropractic Center. She would always watch how she treat her patients and she was so amazed of the great massage that she was giving to her patients. The career of a physical therapist is a difficult and big responsibility because the new patients and fixing their strength back. The research will describe the career of a physical therapist, what is required to become successful and the impact this career has on society.
Physical therapist has been assisting individuals since the early 1900s, and have been apart of this world ever since. Physical Therapist, provide care for individuals who need professional rehab, from a prior injury, surgery, or illness. Physical therapist are health care professionals who diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, that may have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives (“PT: Occupational Outlook Handbook 1”). Physical therapy is a great career to go into, if that individual enjoys helping people, and working in the medical field.
Physical therapist can also be called (PTs). They work to help injured people improve in restoring mobility, improve movement, and reduce pain. In many cases physical therapy can work better than expensive surgery and often reduce the need for long-term use of prescription medications. Physical therapists can teach patients how to prevent or manage their condition so that they will achieve long-term health benefits. I feel that the goals of being a physical therapist is to help injured people regain what they once had and not become disabled.
Athletic, humorous, and respectful. These are a few words I would use to describe myself. I have been attending Udall High School for thirteen years now and it has been an amazing school. The teachers become your friends and your friends become your family. My parents are Chad and Shandra Tharp and they have three children, Samantha, Elizabeth, and myself.
While obtaining my observation hours, I had the opportunity to further my education on the field of physical therapy. This was done by observing the daily tasks of my supervisor as well as the other physical therapists and staff in the clinic. While watching my supervisor interact with and administer treatments to patients, I noticed how he conducted himself in a professional manner at all times. I also observed how he would attentively listen to each of his patients throughout every therapy session. Not only did this inform him of his patient’s current and ongoing symptoms, but also their desired end result from therapy.
The Physical Therapist Assistant is an amazing career I will like to go in because I’ll be helping everyone. I have the skill sets to become a great one because I hate seeing people sad and injure, and I’m ambitions on what I’m doing. The job offers great pay, benefits, job opportunities, and can move up to physical therapist. I’m already working for the Miami Heat and one day I will like to work for the basketball team. I love basketball, so working for the basketball team will be a great fit for me and a life time goal.
The job title I will hold will be PTA (physical therapy assistant). Typically a PTA will want to wear comfortable shoes, as they are on their feet all day long. So I would see myself wearing something like sneakers with good support. Also depending how where I work would depend on what clothes I would wear. Some places have a dress code, as in specific scrubs they want you to wear, but if I'm working with kids I hope I get to wear cute and fun scrubs!
I chose to do my career shadowing at the Wellness and Rehabilitation Center in New Carlisle IN, on November 20 2017. The person I shadowed was _____ she is a physical therapist. The reason I did my career shadowing there is because I have gone there before to have therapy on my knee so I knew the people there and I also really enjoy the career path of physical therapy. The reason physical therapy caught my attention and the real reason I want to be one is that it helps people with pain and weakness they may have and make them stronger and teach them ways to improve their overall being.
How to become a Sprainiac 1. Physical therapy has always played a really big part in my life. Ever since the seventh grade I have had joint problems; this has caused me to struggle in my athletic activities. When it got to the point of not being able to run without serious pain, my coach and doctor decided it was time to get some physical therapy.