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5 Types Of Physical Therapy Job

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  • 1. 5 Types Of PhysicalTherapy Job
  • 2. Geriatric Physical TherapyGeriatric physical therapists usually work innursing homes and in outpatient clinicalfacilities. They can also work through homehealth agencies, visiting patients’ homes toprovide therapy. The therapy can be offeredin both individual and group settings. 5 Types Of Physical Therapy Job
  • 3. Orthopedic Physical TherapyOrthopedic physical therapists focus on treatingmusculoskeletal injuries and disorders. Thesetherapists work with athletes and patientsrecovering from amputations and other orthopedicsurgeries. The treatments offered by orthopedicphysical therapists include strengthtraining, mobilization of the joints and the use ofhot and cold packs. Therapists who specialize inthis field can build a career in sports medicinetreating both professionals and regular activepeople. 5 Types Of Physical Therapy Job
  • 4. Pediatric Physical TherapyPhysical therapists specializing in pediatrics workwith infants, children and adolescents to diagnoseand treat muscle, joint and bone problems due todiseases, disorders or injuries. The focus ofpediatric physical therapy treatment is theimprovement of fine and gross motor skills as wellas increasing strength and improving balance andcoordination. Pediatric physical therapists alsowork with young people to improve and developcognitive and sensory skills 5 Types Of Physical Therapy Job
  • 5. Neurological Physical TherapyPhysical therapists specializing in the neurologicalarea work with patients who suffer from disordersor injuries to the neurological system such ascerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’sdisease, stroke and injuries to the spinal cord.Neurological physical therapists work in hospitalsettings, outpatient clinics and even through homehealth agencies to provide patients withtreatment. 5 Types Of Physical Therapy Job
  • 6. Cardiopulmonary Physical TherapyThis area of specialization means that therapistswork with patients who have cardiovascular andpulmonary disorders or surgery such as cardiac orpulmonary surgery. Therapists in this area focuson helping patients gain functional independence,gain strength and increase endurance throughexercises and heat or water massages. Physicaltherapists who specialize in cardiopulmonaryrehabilitation work in hospitals, rehabilitationcenters and nursing homes. 5 Types Of Physical Therapy Job
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