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Physical Therapy (Pre)
Physical Therapy (Pre)

How would you like to make a positive impact on someone's life? Physical therapists work daily with people to help them regain physical and emotional stability and return to a productive life. Helping patients achieve their health goals can be the ultimate in job satisfaction. Physical therapists are dedicated to evaluating, treating, and preventing physical disabilities.

By starting your education at Lake Michigan College, you will be taking core classes that will be the first step toward your success in this growing health care field.

Career Information

Physical therapy is a highly respected health profession. It involves a combination of exercise, massage, heat, water, light, electricity, sound, and a great deal of personal care in the treatment of people with physical problems.

Therapists help patients improve function and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities caused by injury or disease. Evaluation of a patient's abilities leads therapists to develop a treatment plan and then set into motion the prescribed therapies. As patients progress, physical therapists document progress and adjust the treatment plan as needed. read more

Classroom Experience

Lake Michigan College's Pre-Physical Therapy transfer program focuses on the science and mathematics courses you will need when your continue you education at a four-year college or university.

You can expect LMC coursework to include:

  • Chemistry
  • Human Development
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Physics
  • Microbiology.. read more
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