Physical Therapist
Taxonomy Code225100000X

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The Physical Therapist specialty is generally very female-friendly with a large majority (66%) of providers reporting as female compared to only 33% reporting as male. People living in California, New York, Florida, Pennsylvania, and Texas enjoy living in one of the 5 most popular states/territories where Physical Therapist providers practice. In all, there are 193,929 registered Physical Therapist providers in the United States with over 15,047 of those located in California alone while around 15,002 chose to practice in New York.
Physical Therapist providers have been assigned the 225100000X taxonomy code in the NPI registry, which is a Level II Classification. Click here for more information about medical specialty types.

Overall, Physical Therapist specialists practice in 58 different states/territories and can be categorized into 10 different Physical Therapist sub-specialties: Cardiopulmonary, Electrophysiology, Clinical, Ergonomics, Geriatrics, Hand, Human Factors, Neurology, Orthopedic, Pediatrics, and Sports.

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(1) Physical therapists are health care professionals who evaluate and treat people with health problems resulting from injury or disease. PT?s assess joint motion, muscle strength and endurance, function of heart and lungs, and performance of activities required in daily living, among other responsibilities. Treatment includes therapeutic exercises, cardiovascular endurance training, and training in activities of daily living. (2) A physical therapist is a person qualified by an accredited program in physical therapy, licensed by the state, and practicing within the scope of that license. Physical therapists treat disease, injury, or loss of a bodily part by physical means, such as the application of light, heat, cold, water, electricity, massage and exercise. They develop treatment plans based upon each patient?s strengths, weaknesses, range of motion and ability to function. (3) A health professional who specializes in physical therapy- the health care field concerned primarily with

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