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Rehabilitation

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Rehabilitation

  1. 1.  What is Rehabilitation?  What % of PTA’s (nationally/regionally) work in Rehabilitation?  Salary Range  What types of patients/treatments are seen?  What type of training?
  2. 2.  Rehab therapy refers to the therapeutic treatment a patient receives after a illness or injury . It can be do to cancer, a stroke, or an automobile accident.
  3. 3.  Nationally › Hourly Wage $14.62-$31.95 › Annual Wage $30,400-$66,460 This all depends on what percentile your in starting with 10% all the way up to 90%.
  4. 4.  Home Health Services  Nursing Care Facilities  Hospitals  There are more but you hear of these most.
  5. 5.  You may treat your patients to: › Gain strength, mobility, and fitness back › Or even along the lines of cardiac rehabilitation
  6. 6.  Must complete a 2 year associates degree that has to be accredited.  Then you must pass the National Physical Therapy Exam and in some states you must also pass a state exam.  This prepares you for licensure, registration, or certification.
  7. 7.  This is the Kettler Teletrimmer.  It is used for the lower extremities such has the hip, knee and ankle mobility.
  8. 8.  http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is- rehabilitation-therapy.htm  http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is- rehabilitation-therapy.htm  http://www.ehow.com/about_6464056_ physical-therapist-assistant- education.html  http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes3120 21.htm#nat
  9. 9.  http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/reh abilitation.html  http://www.nomeq.co.uk/rehab1.html

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