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What is a physical therapist?

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A physical therapist helps patients battling injury and illness rehabilitate their bodies by managing both pain and movement. Through exercise, they can help people avoid surgery or long-term use of prescription medication....Read More

What kinds of injuries and conditions do physical therapists treat?

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Physical therapists can treat a wide variety of injuries, including those related to workplace or sports accidents. They can help people recovering from amputations, neurological conditions, basic sprains, fractures, and strains, as well as arthritis....Read More

What education is required to become a physical therapist?

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Becoming a physical therapist requires  completing undergraduate coursework in a related field, such as kinesiology or exercise science, followed by earning a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. After graduating, physical therapists must then sit for and pass a licensing exam....Read More

What should I look for when searching for a physical therapist?

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It's not uncommon for doctors to recommend a physical therapist to their patients, but it’s best to do additional research to find the right professional for an injury or condition. Look for someone who is attentive, a good listener, experienced in treating your particular concern, has strong peer reviews, is located in a convenient area, works in a good atmosphere, and accepts your insurance....Read More

How much does a physical therapist cost?

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A typical  physical therapy session costs around $100 each. But the cost can vary based on the procedures necessary. How many appointments you need also varies depending on the injury, , but most patients visit between six and 12 times....Read More