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Matthew Scherer, Physical Therapist, Medical Specialist Corps (SP), United States Army, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington D.C.
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Matthew Scherer

What I like best about my work is to see the patients make progress toward their goals and improve their level of functional activity. As the patient progresses toward independence, I feel a tremendous sense of accomplishment and a justification of my career choice. Fitness and wellness is important to me, and I know it will be part of my patients’ lives throughout their rehabilitation."

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Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and decrease or prevent deformity of patients suffering from disease or injury.

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Master's Degree

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