GETTING BODIES BACK IN MOTION
When Airmen suffer from illness or injury, their motor functions can be adversely compromised. Providing services that help restore function, improve mobility and relieve pain, Physical Therapists work closely with patients to help them heal and promote overall wellness. From identifying problems to developing and implementing a care plan, these specialists work with patients as long as necessary so that they can resume healthy, active lifestyles.
Minimum education: entry-level doctorate (DPT) or transitional (e.g., post-professional) DPT
- Students in their final year of training may apply for physical therapy assignments
- State license to practice physical therapy
- Completion of 5.5-week Officer Training School course
- Must be between the ages of 18 and 41