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How Many Hours Do Physical Therapy Assistants Work?

Physical therapy assistant jobs are a demanding jobs just like any other. PTAs normally move about helping to set up equipment and work with patients on their treatments. Physical therapy assistants and aides work under the supervision of a Physical therapist.

The hours that physical therapy assistants work vary with the place they are at. For example, some therapy providers may provide services to patients/clients during early morning or early evening hours. You may find a PTA working from 6am to 2pm in the afternoon.

Some institutions like hospitals may require the PTA to work on weekends on a rotating schedule.

Some of the work that PTAs carry out may include:-

  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Wound Care
  • Massage

We hope this answers your question regarding how many hours do Physical Therapy Assistants (PTAs) work.