Physical Therapy Assistant
Taxonomy Code225200000X

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The Physical Therapy Assistant specialty is generally very female-friendly with a large majority (74%) of providers reporting as female compared to only 25% reporting as male. People living in Florida, Texas, Pennsylvania, California, and New York enjoy living in one of the 5 most popular states/territories where Physical Therapy Assistant providers practice. In all, there are 35,487 registered Physical Therapy Assistant providers in the United States with over 2,921 of those located in Florida alone while around 2,372 chose to practice in Texas.
Physical Therapy Assistant providers have been assigned the 225200000X taxonomy code in the NPI registry, which is a Level II Classification. Click here for more information about medical specialty types.

Overall, Physical Therapy Assistant specialists practice in 56 different states/territories.

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(1)Physical therapist assistants are skilled health care providers who are graduates of a physical therapist assistant associate degree program accredited by an agency recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education or Council on Postsecondary Accreditation, who assists the physical therapist in providing physical therapy. The supervising physical therapist is directly responsible for the actions of the physical therapist assistant. The PTA performs physical therapy procedures and related tasks that have been selected and delegated by the supervising physical therapist. Duties of the PTA include assisting the physical therapist in implementing treatment programs, training patients in exercised and activities of daily living, conducting treatments, and reporting to the physical therapist on the patient?s responses. In addition to direct patient care, the PTA may also perform such functions as patient transport, and clinic or equipment preparation and maintenance. Current

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