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Rehab powerpoint

  1. 1. Rehabilitation are treatments designed to help patients recover from injury, illness, or disease to as normal condition as possible.
  2. 2. Used for patients who have lost the ability to function normally. Involves one-on-one training that may last weeks to months
  3. 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. 4. PERCENT IN SETTING In a national setting about 4.8% of all PTA’s are in the rehabilitation setting.
  5. 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 (more intensive)
  6. 6. DIAGNOSIS Trauma Stroke Infection Tumor
  7. 7. DIAGNOSIS CONT. Progressive Disorders such as Arthritis Amputations Burns Surgery
  8. 8. TYPES OF REHAB Cardiovascular Pulmonary Hand Sports Therapy Joint Aquatic
  9. 9. CONCLUSION 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. 10. WORKS CITED www.apta.org www.nlm.nih.gov www.physicaltherapy.about.com

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