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Physical Therapy Assistants

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Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures. Observe and document the progress of treatment. Monitor operation of equipment and record use of equipment. Transport patients to and from treatment areas, lift and transfer them according to positioning requirements, secure into or onto therapy equipment. Fit and train patients for orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices, such as crutches.

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