Physical Therapist Assistant, AS
Change Lives for the Better as a Physical Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA) work closely under the supervision of Physical Therapists to help people improve their physical capabilities.
As a PTA, you will learn to provide care specified by a Physical Therapist such as physical exercise, the use of special devices or technology and education. Your goals would be to help patients manage pain, increase mobility and achieve a better quality of life.
PTAs are employed in many different settings including:
- private practices
- outpatient clinics
- nursing homes
- sports and fitness facilities
- home healthcare