Which is more successful in school systems occupational therapy or physical therapy?
As they address two different areas (occupational therapy- the tasks of living, physical therapy- functioning as it relates to mobility)- there is no quantifiable answer to that question.
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Answer . Occupational Therapy is treatment that helps individuals achieve independence and improve one's ability to perform daily activities... Physical therapists focus …on the large motor groups that contribute to walking, reaching, standing and physical activities. They work on strength, balance, range of motion and swelling as well as pain to encourage independence.. PT's and OT's work in tandem for the best outcome.
Its very hard to get into. I am a double major (bachelor of exercise science and bachelor of nutrition) with a minor in nutrition for exercise and sport. I have over a 3.4 and… my GRE scores were exactly at 300 (I hated taking the GRE). I applied to six schools and got into two. I was one of the lucky ones. I have a friend that applied to 14 schools and had a 3.3 GPA in a really hard undergrad major and didn't get in anywhere. I think one of the main problems is NO ONE is real with students on what you actually need to get in. I go to UConn and was told by my advisor how to get into UConn's program and I did everything she said and still didnt get in. So I will tell you what to do if you really want to get in. FIRST make sure you are on your way to getting a B.S. NOT a B.A.! Make sure your GPA is over a 3.4 more than likely around a 3.5 or over. Make sure your prerequisite GPA is at least a 3.3. Have around 100 hours of shadowing at at least 2 PT locations. Lastly make sure you are active and are in a lot of clubs and extra curriculars Also its good to note they will check your facebook. If you dont match up to this go for OT. Being an OT is still an awesome job and its less demanding to get into.
All physical therapy degrees in the US to my knowledge are now post-graduate degrees. This means that graduating from an accredited program through The American Physical Thera…py Association (APTA) will earn you either a Masters or Doctoral degree. Many therapists choose to study undergraduate programs before applying that will align well with a physical therapy degree for example, Exercise and Sports Science, Exercise Physiology and Athletic Training. Furthermore, a person interested in pediatric physical therapy might choose to earn an undergraduate degree in areas such as Human Development or Special Education. There are tens of programs across the United States and a complete list can be found at: http://www.univsource.com/pt.htm Best regards, Michael J. Workman PT professionaltherapies.com
Physical therapy focuses on movement while occupational therapy focuses on function and participation in activities of daily living
Yes its harder and and more school. PT - need doctorate degree. OT - need masters degree. The classmates i had that couldn't get the grades in PT school often switched to OT a…nd were able to pass.
They're both very important fields and are equally needed. Physical therapy deals with rehabilitation of bones, joints, and muscles and gross motor skills. Occupational therap…y deals more with the thought processes and coordination of fine motor skills. A stroke victim that has experienced loss of brain function and paralysis might require both physical and occupational therapy as an example. We also live in a fairly active society, one where sports injuries and accidents are common. Unfortunately, or rather fortunately for you if you're thinking of this as a career path, both types of therapists will be needed for many years to come.
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Physical Therapy technically pays more and is a longer educational commitment. I have been a Massage Therapist for 5 years and I love it. The world of bodywork and massage the…rapy is HUGE so there is always so much more to learn.
If you are looking for occupational therapy schools, I suggest you check out your local University, where you may be able to find a course on occupational therapy. Good luck l…ooking for some courses!
An occupational Therapy School is an institution that helps its students with day-to-day activities that may be otherwise restricted to them. They promote well being and healt…h through environmental adaptation.
Yes, there are such things as Occupational Therapy schools. These schools educate young professionals about the many needs which exist in the occupational therapy field.
Good citation would be with the student gov. They also show you how much you will be making and lots of other cool facts like that. You should check up on it.
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There are many physical therapy schools available in New York. New York University, College of Staten Island, Sage Graduate School and Nazareth College all offer programs that… allow you to get a physical therapy degree. As for which one is best, I would suggest taking a tour of these different schools to see which one suits your needs.
Being a therapy aide You could make 25000$ a year. And it is not a regulated profession so You can be both physical and occupational therapy aide.
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There is a lot of difference between not only schools but the profession as well. When you want to become a Physical therapy assistant you need to go for 2 year associate d…egree program in Physical therapy assistant school. To become a PT aide you might not need to go for school as some times on the job training is enough. But when there is sough competition to get a job you need to attend some of the courses which you can do it online as well. Hope it helps.