Physical therapists are highly educated health care professionals. Physical therapists graduating today must have either a master’s or clinical doctorate from an accredited physical therapy program. Physical therapists help prevent injuries while promoting a healthy lifestyle. by improving strength, flexibility, and balance. Physical therapy is a cost effective treatment that can reduce the need for prescription medications, improve motion and mobility, prevent injuries, relieve pain, and, it is an alternative to surgery. The therapists work collaboratively with their patients, designing treatment plans that take into account individual goals, challenges, and needs.