physical therapy aide


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physical therapy aide

A person trained by a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant to provide clinical support services in physical therapy for tasks that do not require clinical decision making or problem solving in patient care. Physical therapy aides should function with continuous on-site supervision.
See also: aide
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Physical therapy aides help make therapy sessions productive.
After completing an emergency six month course in Physical Therapy Aides in 1943 at Bouve-Boston, Agnes was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army.
Department of Justice was partially intervening in a lawsuit against it alleging that certain physical therapy practices, primarily involving the use of physical therapy aides and other assistive personnel, violate Medicare regulations relating to the provision of physical therapy.

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