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Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is care that aims to ease pain and help you function, move, and live better. Physical therapy can help to restore normal bodily functions, relieve pain, as well as preventing, managing, or controlling patient's disabilities or injuries. Physical therapy is essential health care, and can help to promote the overall health of the patient.

What does a Physical Therapist do?

  • Consults with patients to learn about their physical condition and symptoms
  • Diagnoses movement dysfunction and develops a treatment plan
  • Teaches patients relevant therapeutic exercise techniques
  • Provides stimulation or massage to promote the healing process
  • Provides equipment to patients when needed, such as a walker or wheelchair

Idaho State University does have a Physical Therapy program on both the Pocatello and Meridian campuses.

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