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At VA, Kinesiotherapy professionals use scientifically based exercise principles to enhance the strength, endurance and mobility of individuals with functional limitations or those requiring extended physical conditioning. These professionals help patients overcome debilitating conditions from injuries, illnesses and disorders. These rehabilitative services contribute to patients’ physical and psychological well-being.

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Explore VA's Kinesiotherapy jobs to learn more about specific career options.


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The educational requirements for Kinesiotherapy must include an approved clinical internship under the direction of a Registered Kinesiotherapist in a VA facility or its equivalent, approved by the Council on Professional Standards for Kinesiotherapy (COPSKT). Trainees must be enrolled in a university based Kinesiotherapy educational program, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or attend a COPSKT approved Center of Excellence.

VA’s Kinesiotherapy positions are located in the Veterans Health Administration to meet the broad range of needs facing the Department.

Kinesiotherapy Map

VA has 343 Kinesiotherapy positions located in 86 different cities across the country.

Kinesiotherapy Career Progression by Job chart

View the career levels for Kinesiotherapy and ways to progress.

Did you know?

Career transitions occur when VA employees enter or leave a job. Transitions include changes to a new:

  • Job series
  • Job title
  • Grade

What do career transitions look like for the Kinesiotherapy occupational family?

  • 92.6% of the transitions that involve a Kinesiotherapy job entail moving from one Kinesiotherapy job series, title or grade to another
  • 1.7% of transitions entail transfers between a Kinesiotherapy job and a General Health Science job. Another 1.4% of transitions entail transfers between a Kinesiotherapy job and Miscellaneous Administration and Program jobs
  • The remaining 4.3% of transitions entail transfers between a Kinesiotherapy job and various miscellaneous positions across the VA organization

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