Physical Therapy: Helping People Feel Better - View the video

Daniel Reimer

Presenter
Daniel Reimer
Physical Therapist
Dean West Physical Therapy

Location:
752 N High Point Rd
Madison, Wisconsin 53717

Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Health Science

Biography:
Daniel Reimer grew up in Sheboygan, Wis. and went to Sheboygan North High School. After graduating, he went on to the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology. From there he attended graduate school at UW-LaCrosse where he received Master’s of Science degrees in both in Sports Administration and in Physical Therapy. Daniel has been working as a physical therapist for 5 years, primarily in outpatient orthopedics. Outside of work Daniel likes to compete in triathlons, lift weights, cook and eat.

Description:
One of the first line health responders, physical therapists specialize in helping people to get moving. PTs examine each patient and develop a treatment plan to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability. From newborn babies to the elderly, physical therapists have a variety of options for patient contact. Daniel Reimer relates the training involved in the profession as well as the rewards of simply helping others feel better.