Introduction to a the Physical Therapy Profession. Bradley University Physical Therapy Department. Preview:. What is Physical Therapy?.
Prevents, identifies, corrects, and alleviates acute or prolonged movement dysfunction of anatomic or physiologic origin. The primary objective of physical therapy is to promote optimum human health and function.
Types of Tests
Adaptive devices (crutches, wheel chairs/prosthetics
Just give massages
Never see blood
Only treat healthy people who are injured
The need for research
Graduate school (MPT, DPT)
1998 median salary $56,600
Downstate Illinois starting salary - upper 30s/lower 40s