Frequently Asked Questions
PTs also help prevent conditions that limit a person's ability to move by developing fitness and wellness programs that achieve healthy and active lifestyles.
PTs examine individuals and develop plans of care using treatment techniques that promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disabilities. They provide care in hospitals, outpatient clinics, home health, nursing homes, schools, sports facilities, and more.
Care provided by a physical therapist will begin with an examination and clinical evaluation. The physical therapist will design an individualized plan of care which may include interventions such as therapeutic exercise; functional training in self-care and home management (including activities of daily living) and in community and work integration or reintegration; manual therapy, such as mobilization and manipulation; uses of devices and equipment, such as assistive, adaptive, orthotic, or prosthetic devices; electrotherapeutic modalities, physical agents, and mechanical modalities, such as ultrasound and electrical stimulation.
A PT must have a graduate degree from an accredited physical therapist education program before taking a national licensure examination from the state in which he or she practices. Physical therapists must have a minimum of a master's degree. Today most education programs offer the doctor of physical therapy degree. Please see your therapist resume which we have in the office. Foundation Physical Therapy employees
2 of the 16 Certified Manual Physical Therapist in Pinellas County.
Foundation Physical Therapy (727) 784-6088 Clearwater, Palm Harbor