physical therapy internships

what is physical therapy?

Physical therapy, often referred to as PT, is the treatment of injury or physical ailments by teaching patients how to manage their condition. Physical therapists may incorporate plans that promote movement, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability. Physical therapy internships show students the daily responsibilities of working as a physical therapist.

SOME TYPES OF PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

orthopedic
occupational
geriatric
pediatric
neurological

in physical therapy internships, an intern may perform any of the following tasks:

Shadow and observe physical therapists

Prepare treatment space according to therapists specifications

Assist with clean-up and equipment maintenance

Data entry, filing, correspondence, and other tasks

 

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