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- 1) Specializes in clinical and diagnostic use of physical agents and exercises to provide physiotherapy for physical, mental, and occupational rehabilitation of patients: Examines patient, utilizing electrodiagnosis and other diagnostic procedures to determine need for and extent of therapy.
- 2) Prescribes and administers treatment, using therapeutic methods and procedures, such as light therapy, diathermy, hydrotherapy, iontophoresis, and cryotherapy.
- 3) Instructs PHYSICAL THERAPIST and other personnel in nature and duration or dosage of treatment, and determines that treatments are administered as specified.
- 4) Prescribes exercises designed to develop functions of specific anatomical parts or specific muscle groups.
- 5) Recommends occupational therapy activities for patients with extended convalescent periods and for those whose disability requires change of occupation.
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