Also referred to as: Home Health Physical Therapist, Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) -Home Care
Requirements and Responsibilities

Physical Therapist - Home Care evaluates and treats patients recovering from injury, disease, or surgery in a home care environment. Establishes treatment plans and treats patients using a variety of methods, including exercises, stretching maneuvers, hands-on therapy, and equipment to ease patients' pain and help them increase their mobility. Being a Physical Therapist - Home Care works cooperatively with physicians, case managers, and adjustors. Documents and reports on patients' progress. Additionally, Physical Therapist - Home Care monitors, documents, and reports patients' progress. Requires a doctorate degree in physical therapy. Requires state license to practice physical therapy. Typically reports to a manager. Physical Therapist - Home Care's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.

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