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Alison Lichy, 34, Alexandria, Va.
Alison Lichy, 34, Alexandria, Va.
The job: Physical Therapist
Best Jobs rank: 4
Works at: Neurological Physical Therapy

Why she loves her job: "It's rewarding because I work closely with patients during their recovery, and I get the satisfaction of seeing them return to an active lifestyle. It's also great that you can work in different settings and specialties -- neurological or orthopedic, outpatient or inpatient--and the hours can be flexible."

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