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Rehabilitation

  1. 1. By Chelsea Kortleever Intro to PTA 100 *
  2. 2. * *What is rehabilitation *Types of rehabilitation *Conditions treated *Work place settings *Percentages *Salary *Education
  3. 3. * *Rehabilitation is the process of helping an individual achieve the highest level of independence and quality of life possible.
  4. 4. * *Back and neck *Hand *Hip and Knee *Multi-trauma *Musculoskeletal/Orthopedic *Sports Injuries *Work Injuries
  5. 5. * *Amputations *Brain Injuries *Burns *Complex Wounds *Oncology *Spinal cord Injuries *Strokes *Multi-trauma
  6. 6. * *Hospitals *School Systems *Orthopedic or Sports rehabilitation clinic *Patients Home *Physical Therapy offices *Office and Clinics of Physicians *Nursing and Personal Care Facilities
  7. 7. * *Nationally there is about seventy- one percent of Physical Therapist Assistants that are working in Physical Therapist offices and hospitals for rehabilitation.
  8. 8. * *$40,009- average annual salary *$40,000-$95,000
  9. 9. * *Must complete a least a two year education program. *Take the National Physical Therapist Assistant Licensing Examination.
  10. 10. * *http://www.goodshepherdrehab.org/physical-therapy *http://healthcareersinct.com/therapy- rehabilitation/physical-therapist-assistant.php *http://www.herkimer.edu/academics/view_program/ph ysical_therapist_assistant/ *http://www.checksutterfirst.org/hci/rehab.html *http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&source=imghp&b iw=1437&bih=615&q=rehabilitation&gbv=2&aq=f&aqi=g1 0&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai= *http://www.cybercoders.com/job-search/physical- therapy-assistant-jobs-in-atlanta- ga/?q=Physical+Therapy+Assistant&l=Atlanta,+GA&ad=rss feed

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