High-paying health therapy careers

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High-paying health therapy careers

A therapist will help patients recover from accidents, injuries and illnesses; they will supervise rehabilitation or work with other healthcare professionals to coordinate treatment.  A therapist examines a patient, plans the patient’s treatment program and provides comprehensive therapy that often includes a range of services including exercise, patient education, massage and other therapeutic treatments.

Radiation Therapist

Radiation therapists are in high demand as the number of patients treated for cancer has skyrocketed in recent years.

They require a bachelor’s, or at minimum, a associate’s degree in radiation therapy from an accredited institution. Most programs offer courses in anatomy, physics, radiation therapy and related courses.

Respiratory therapist

Respiratory therapists work with patients that have breathing problems, which could potentially be accident or injury related, an example of a chronic illnesses is asthma. A therapist  will examine a patient and diagnose respiratory problems, prescribe treatment, supervise treatment and provide education surrounding their illness and care needs.

Most medical or healthcare clinics accept an associate degree in respiratory therapy, but most will ask for additional education and training. Many colleges, technical schools and universities offer bachelor’s degrees in respiratory therapy in addition to associate’s degree training.

Occupational therapy (OT)

Occupational therapists help individuals recover from illnesses and accidents by regaining independence with daily living function, mobility and bodily function. People with medical conditions, like rheumatoid arthritis, learning disabilities or mental health conditions will benefit from OT’s due to their struggle with everyday tasks.

Occupational Therapy is an ideal career choice if you are good at encouraging others, as well as helping them to show clear progression and determination to strengthen their body. They work with people of all ages and can look at all aspects of their daily life in hope of strengthening and encouraging development.

Speech-language therapists (SALT)

SALTs help to assist individuals with speech, language, voice and problems with fluency in speech. These difficulties may be caused by an accident, disease, illness or birth defect. Many speech and language therapists teach sign language or other languages to help their patients learn to communicate better.

A master’s or doctoral degree is necessary to work as a SALT therapist; additional training is also required, including a certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP.)

By 2024, the job growth is estimated at an average of 21% according to the Bureau of Labour Statistics (BLS.)

Total Assist supplies therapists across the nation, to the NHS and the private health sector, contact us today on 01708388055 or email ahp@totalassist.co.uk or to register via our quick online registration on: http://totalassist.co.uk/ahp-hss/registration/,