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Physical Therapist Technician/Assistant

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of a physical therapist, to implement physical therapy treatment care plans, train patients, conduct treatment interventions, use equipment, and observe and record patient progress. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, applied kinesiology, principles and procedures of physical therapy, basic neurology and orthopedics, physical therapy modalities, documentation skills, psychosocial aspects of health care, wound and injury care, electrotherapy, working with orthotics and prostheses, and personal and professional ethics.

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Dumas, TX 79029
Austin, TX 78701
Brenham, TX 77833
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
El Paso, TX 77915
Houston, TX 77081
Kilgore, TX 75662
Orange, TX 77630
Laredo, TX 78040
Baytown, TX 77520
Cypress, TX 77433
Waco, TX 76708
Corsicana, TX 75110
Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455
Odessa, TX 79764
La Porte, TX 77571
Levelland, TX 79336
McAllen, TX 78501
San Antonio, TX 78203
Hurst, TX 76054
Tyler, TX 75701
Victoria, TX 77901
Weatherford, TX 76086
Wharton, TX 77488