The only text available written specifically for individuals planning a career as a physical therapy aide, this worktext provides a basic understanding of the theory and clinical skills necessary to function as an entry-level PT aide in a variety of rehabilitation settings. Written at a very basic reading level, it is appropriate even for the most unsuspecting novices. The therapeutic modality procedures that an aide would perform are presented in a step-by-step format. New sections include information on Administrative Aspects of Physical Therapy which concentrates on the role the PT aide may be asked to play in the administrative workings of the physical therapy department, and Getting and Keeping a Job in Physical Therapy which provides an introduction to the basic skills involved in securing a job as a physical therapy aide. Additional content on the topics of rehabilitation procedures and physical therapy through the life span plus an introduction to the role physical therapy plays from gestation, to adulthood, to aging has been added throughout the text.Weiss is the author of 'Physical Therapy Aide: A Worktext 3e' with ISBN 9781418013172 and ISBN 141801317X.