Physical Therapy Abbreviation List

Physical therapy abbreviations are important parts of physical therapy documentation and writing. It makes your documents short, but easily understood by a physical therapy practitioner or a related healthcare provider.

For example, instead of writing active-assistive range of motion exercises throughout your document, you can use AAROM exercises or some would use AAROME depending on what abbreviations are accepted in each setting.

While there are many PT abbreviations used in documentation, you can make use of the physical therapy abbreviation list we have provided here. Click on the following links to the list of mostly accepted physical therapy abbreviations:

Physical Therapy Abbreviation List:

Take note, however, that these lists of physical therapy abbreviations are in no way comprehensive. Consult your texts and the list of abbreviations accepted by the institution where you are employed.

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