Physical Therapy Technician (072) Enlisted Personnel

Assists in administering prescribed physiotherapeutic treatments by means of massage, electrotherapy, hydrotherapy, thermotherapy and remedial gymnastics in the treatment of various muscular and physical disorders.
Instructs patients in gymnastics. Administers galvanic, heat, ultra violet and infrared ray treatment, hot baths, whirlpool, and other water remedies. Applies vibrator, massage, and other mechanical devices to patient's body as prescribed. Applies and removes casts and strappings.
Maintains records of attendance and appointments, and makes minor repairs to electrical equipment.
Must have thorough knowledge of physical therapy procedures and treatment obtained through practical training and experience in a hospital or other institution.

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