I’m embarrassed to admit it, but I once pulled my back bending over to pick up a tissue. I’d like to say I had manhandled a shark the day before, but it’s not true. After eight sessions with a physical therapist, my tissue-induced back problem was solved. Physical therapists help improve mobility, decrease pain, and restore functionality to patients suffering from injuries or diseases.
Outlook for Physical Therapists
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics National Employment Matrix, State Occupational Projections
More specifically, physical therapists do the following:
◆ Test a patient’s strength and range of motion to ...