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Physical Therapist Aides

On the Job


Physical Therapist Aides work under close supervision of physical therapists or physical therapist assistants. They perform certain routine tasks, such as preparing the patient for treatment, or preparing the treatment area itself.

Physical Demands   

This career requires time standing, walking, or running.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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