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Physical Therapy/Therapist

Physical Therapy/Therapist
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Leading Physical Therapy/Therapist Schools
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School   (degrees awarded)
University of St Augustine for Health Sciences   (323 PhD professional practice degrees)
Utica College   (200 PhD professional practice degrees)
A T Still University of Health Sciences   (193 PhD professional practice degrees)
Northeastern University   (129 PhD professional practice degrees)
The University of Montana   (125 PhD professional practice degrees)
Texas Woman's University   (111 PhD professional practice degrees)
Regis University   (110 PhD professional practice degrees)
Temple University   (109 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of St Augustine for Health Sciences   (104 PhD other degrees)
Shenandoah University   (103 PhD research/scholarship degrees)
Arcadia University   (103 PhD professional practice degrees)
Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center   (101 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Kentucky   (93 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Southern California   (92 PhD professional practice degrees)
Saint Louis University-Main Campus   (91 PhD research/scholarship degrees)
Dominican College of Blauvelt   (91 PhD professional practice degrees)
Boston University   (91 PhD research/scholarship degrees)
MGH Institute of Health Professions   (90 PhD other degrees)
Stony Brook University   (88 PhD professional practice degrees)
The College of Saint Scholastica   (88 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey   (88 PhD research/scholarship degrees)
Washington University in St Louis   (87 PhD professional practice degrees)
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center   (84 PhD professional practice degrees)
Ithaca College   (84 Bachelors degrees)
Virginia Commonwealth University   (83 PhD research/scholarship degrees)
University of Colorado Denver   (82 PhD professional practice degrees)
Loma Linda University   (75 PhD professional practice degrees)
Nova Southeastern University   (75 PhD professional practice degrees)
Duke University   (70 PhD research/scholarship degrees)
Simmons College   (69 PhD professional practice degrees)
Physical Therapy/Therapist Description

A program that prepares individuals to alleviate physical and functional impairments and limitations caused by injury or disease through the design and implementation of therapeutic interventions to promote fitness and health. Includes instruction in functional anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, neuroscience, pathological physiology, analysis of dysfunction, movement dynamics, physical growth process, management of musculoskeletal disorders, clinical evaluation and measurement, client assessment and supervision, care plan development and documentation, physical therapy modalities, rehabilitation psychology, physical therapy administration, and professional standards and ethics.

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