This one-year program prepares students with the necessary skills and techniques to become a physical therapy technician. Students will receive hands-on instruction in helping patients who are recovering from all types of injuries and illnesses to improve their quality of life. Topics include innovative orthopedic techniques, neurological and pediatric rehabilitation, pain management therapy, rehabilitation equipment staging and treatment area skills, and record treatment.
Physical therapy technician, physical therapy assistant*, athletic trainer*, physical therapist*, may work in private clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, home health care or orthopedic clinics
Physical Therapy Technician entry-level salary: $12.66 – $15.00 per hour**
*with additional education in this pathway | **Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment & Wages
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