High-Demand Careers: Your Future as a Physical Therapist, 1st Edition

  • Rachel Given-Wilson
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508187878
  • ISBN-13: 9781508187875
  • DDC: 615.8
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Physical therapists have a deep knowledge of how the human body works, whether the patients are athletes, children, the elderly, or any of many others who need help with movement, strength, and flexibility. This comprehensive narrative guides readers through the options for choosing a physical therapy program, considering a workplace and specialization, and some of the specific challenges and rewards of the job. Featuring profiles of real-life professionals and tips and tricks for making the most of the job search and interview process, this inspiring volume gives aspiring physical therapists the tools they need to plan their careers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What Does It Take to Be a Physical Therapist?.
2: Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
3: Neurology, Cardiopulmonary, Electrophysiology, and Oncology.
4: Pediatrics, Geriatrics, and Women's Health.
5: The Future of Physical Therapy.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Authors.
Photo Credits.