As a therapist, you could assess a patient's physical abilities, plan and carry out a treatment program and maintain clinical and statistical records. you could also develop and implement educational programs for both staff and the community. As a part of health-care team, physiotherapists can specialize in a particular field such as neurology, rheumatology, orthopedics, obstetrics, pediatrics, cardiovascular disorders and sports physiotherapy. Most pysiotherapists work in hospitals, but some practice in rehabilitation centres, community ambulatory clinics or visit patients' homes.
WHAT YOU NEED:
To become a licensed physio or occupational therapist, you must complete a three or four-year bachelor's degree in physiotherapy, and you may want to complete a graduate degree to specialize in specific area. Limited enrollments mean entry standards are very high.
$32,000 to $36,000