1. Rehabilitation are treatments
designed to help patients recover
from injury, illness, or disease to as
normal condition as possible.
2. Used for patients who have lost the
ability to function normally.
Involves one-on-one training that
may last weeks to months
3. SALARY FOR SETTING
Full time PTA’s median income :
 - Nationally : $45,000
 - Mid-West : $41,000 - $45,000
Full time PTA in rehabilitation (in-patient)
 - Nationally : $48,000
4. PERCENT IN SETTING
In a national setting about 4.8% of
all PTA’s are in the rehabilitation
5. PATIENTS SEEN
People from all age groups are seen in
the rehabilitation setting
Chronic patients are often older (less
intensive, longer period of time)
Temporary patients are often younger
Rehabilitation may not be a very
crowded setting, but over all is a
very diverse setting.
Get to work with patients of all ages.
Work with many different diagnosis.
10. WORKS CITED