Physical therapists (PT) are trained and licensed health care professionals who help patients maintain, restore, and improve movement, activity, and functioning, thereby enabling optimal performance and enhancing health, well-being, and quality of life. Their services prevent, minimize, or eliminate impairments of body functions and structures, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. Physical therapy is provided for individuals of all ages who have or may develop impairments and activity limitations.
Occupational therapists (OT) are trained and licensed health care professionals who help people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do in their daily activities. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent or live better with injury, illness, or disability.
Speech-language pathologists (SLP) are trained and licensed health care professionals in the areas of communication and swallowing across the lifespan. Communication includes speech production and fluency, language, cognition, voice, resonance, and hearing. Swallowing includes all related feeding behaviors.