Career Questions tagged Physical Therapist

How long does it take to become a physical Therapist?

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Active Jan 21 at 11:16 PM

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Posted by Francisco G.’s Avatar Francisco G.
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Colbie Jorgensen | Clinic Director/Physical Therapist at SWPhysicalTherapy 4 years of undergraduate or a Bachelors degrees that includes the ...

Is it difficult to find a job as a physical therapist after college?

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Active Jan 21 at 11:14 PM

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Posted by Francisco G.’s Avatar Francisco G.
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Colbie Jorgensen | Clinic Director/Physical Therapist at SWPhysicalTherapy The employment rate for a physical therapists is actually pretty good ...

What degrees do I need to be a physical therapist?

I'm a junior in high school, and I've been considering physical therapy as a career choice. However, I don't know what college classes I should take or what I should major in. #physical-therapist #physical-therapy #physical #therapy #psychology #school #medicine #college...

#major

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Brendon Larsen, PTA’s Avatar G. Mark Stewart’s Avatar
Active Nov 07 '18 at 04:58 AM

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Posted by Linzie P.’s Avatar Linzie P.
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Brendon Larsen, PTA | Physical Therapist Assistant & Academic Mentor Great question Linzie. To become a physical therapist, you'll need a ...

Is math a large part of physical therapy coursework?

I’m interested in becoming a PT but I am not the best with numbers ... #physical-therapist...

#physical-therapy

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Active Dec 18 '18 at 07:54 PM

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Posted by Misha J.’s Avatar Misha J.
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Carol Kampf | Recruiter Misha;While I have not recruited for Physical Therapists nor have I ...

What's the biggest challenge of becoming a Respiratory Therapist?

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Active Oct 15 '18 at 06:13 AM

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Posted by Jasmin A.’s Avatar Jasmin A.

How many years will it take to become a Physical Therapist?

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Active Feb 04 at 04:23 AM

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Posted by Brikiya H.’s Avatar Brikiya H.
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Mitchell Mordarski | Senior Tax Associate Hi Brikiya, I have friends and family that are physical therapists. ...

Is a 3+3 accelerated program for physical therapists really worth it?

Instead of the traditional 4+2 program for physical therapy, some students choose 3+3 because it is one year shorter. However, is the workload too much to handle? #physical-therapist...

#programs

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Active Aug 21 '18 at 08:07 PM

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Posted by Lorna S.’s Avatar Lorna S.

How hard is it to get into physical therapy school?

I am a high school senior in hopes of being a physical therapist. #health #physical-therapist...

#physical-therapy

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Active Jul 27 '18 at 04:54 AM

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Posted by Xin Anthony T.’s Avatar Xin Anthony T.

What is the best route to become a physical therapist?

What is the best routes for me to take to show that I am more willing than my peers to be a top physical therapist? #physical-therapist...

#physical-therapy

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Active Oct 26 '18 at 06:59 PM

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Posted by Jaelen J.’s Avatar Jaelen J.
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Patrick Kelley | Director of Graduate, Adult Degree, and International Admissions ... First, to become a physical therapist you will need to graduate ...

which college is best fitted for me to become a physical therapist.

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Active Jul 13 '18 at 07:39 PM

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Posted by Isabela E.’s Avatar Isabela E.

Is it possible to become an Athletic Trainer and a Physical Therapist?

My goal is to be a professional in sports medicine field. I came from another country to learn sports medicine as I want to become an Athletic Trainer. I know it is pretty hard since I am a second language learner, however I am also interested in nutrition, physical therapy, and...

#physical-therapist #athletic-trainer #college-major #kinesiology #orthopedics #orthodontist #sports-medicine #athletictraining #physical-therapy

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Carrie Graham, PhD, ATC, LATC’s Avatar Jeremy Larry’s Avatar
Active May 17 '18 at 02:33 AM

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Posted by Yura P.’s Avatar Yura P.
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Carrie Graham, PhD, ATC, LATC | Assistant Professor Yura P. - Absolutely. There are quite a few individuals who ...

I have chosen to go to school for Physical Therapy. I am wanting to know is there anyone else who has chosen this path, and if so was it hard obtaining a job once you graduated?

I am going back to school after 12 years of being out. I have heard good and bad things about this career choice, and I want to endure that I am not going to be graduating in a field where I will not be able to utalize my degree. #physical-therapy...

#physical-therapist

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Active Apr 21 '18 at 01:26 AM

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Posted by Neateshia W.’s Avatar Neateshia W.

How is a physical therapist supposed to react to violent or unwilling patients?

I have come to know that physical therapists may often get slapped, told harsh things and have been told things that may be uncomfortable. How is a physical therapist expected to react when such cases occur and how often does this take place. #medical #physical-therapy...

#physical-therapist

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Active Apr 15 '18 at 08:16 PM

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Posted by daniela M.’s Avatar daniela M.

What has been a hardship in the work area of a physical therapist, and what has this caused on a physical therapist as a person, their family, and the way they view life?

My dream is to become a physical therapist, therefore, I would like to know and understand how a physical therapist feels when they have encountered a hard ship and how this caused them to change as a person, how it affected their family and the way they view life. #medical...

#physical-therapist

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Active Apr 15 '18 at 08:07 PM

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Posted by daniela M.’s Avatar daniela M.

what are some good strengths and experiences i may need or want to be a physical therapist?

i have some good qualities for this job but im not very patient, which you should definitely have to be a physical therapist. #physical-therapy #physical-therapist #strengthsandweaknesses...

#experience

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Active Mar 24 '18 at 04:43 AM

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Posted by kayla K.’s Avatar kayla K.
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Brendon Larsen, PTA | Physical Therapist Assistant & Academic Mentor For someone in high school, (I assume you're in high school) ...

how much money do you get being a college softball coach

Because i wanted to be a softball coach for college but i am really not sure about it because i am also into sports and medicine like becoming a physical...

#physical-therapist

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Active Feb 09 '18 at 10:53 PM

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Posted by lillian W.’s Avatar lillian W.

What are some of the best and worst things that you experience as a physical therapist?

I'm not sure how intense a job as a physical therapist is and would love to get some first hand accounts to help me figure out if this could be the right career for me! #physical-therapy #physical-therapist...

#qualifications

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Active Mar 08 '18 at 04:53 AM

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Posted by Ana O.’s Avatar Ana O.
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GingerAnn Neslund | Physical Therapist Hi Ana,I'll start with the worst things I experience so that ...

Physical Therapist

I'm interested in being a Physical Therapist and what A day in the life of a Physical Therapist is like. So far I know that you rehabilitate patients but I would also like to know more about what you do on an everyday basis. #physical-therapist #physical-therapy...

#clark-atlanta-university

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Active Apr 09 '18 at 07:31 PM

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Posted by Coogie B.’s Avatar Coogie B.
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Colbie Jorgensen | Clinic Director/Physical Therapist at SWPhysicalTherapy Hey Coogie Great Question. I have been a physical therapist for ...

What's the best to major to major in if I'm looking to be a physical therapist?

I'm asking because I want to be prepared for getting my graduate degree. Also I'm starting college soon. #physical-therapist #college...

#major

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Rob Woods, PT, DPT’s Avatar Jessica Galvez’s Avatar
Active May 10 '18 at 06:05 PM

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Posted by Kylah C.’s Avatar Kylah C.
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Rob Woods, PT, DPT | Physical Therapist at Decatur Hand and Physical Therapy ... They're several different majors that would work well with pursuing a ...

Hardest part of becoming a PT

What is the hardest part about becoming a Physical Therapist? #physical-therapist #physical-therapy...

#college-bound

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Active Apr 03 '18 at 12:35 PM

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Posted by Hayley K.’s Avatar Hayley K.
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Joe LaFerriere | Product Technologist - Dell Solutions Excellence Center Hi Hayley...while I am not a PT, my experience comes from ...

Should I work as a sport Physical Therapist, or as a Physical Therapist in a children's hospital?

I know that I want to be a Physical Therapist but I don't know what kind of job setting I would prefer. I play soccer and I have had the help of physical therapist and they impacted my life so much. I also love children and want to impact the life of little kids and watch them grow....

#physical-therapist #future-careers #physical-therapy #sports-injuries

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Deborah R. Brandt, PT, DPT, CMA’s Avatar Meredith Wright’s Avatar
Active Mar 27 '18 at 03:34 AM

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Posted by Hayley K.’s Avatar Hayley K.
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Deborah R. Brandt, PT, DPT, CMA | Sense, Think, Move, movement activities for groups Hi,As others have said, you don't have to choose between the ...

What is the major difference between studying to be a physical therapist assistant for adults and studying to be a pediatric physical therapist assistant?

I'm not sure what age group of people I want to work with. #pta #physical-therapist...

#pediatric-physical-therapy

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Active Dec 09 '18 at 07:08 PM

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Posted by Noemi H.’s Avatar Noemi H.
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Moinul Moinul <span style="color: rgb(87, 87, 87);">Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) ...

How hard will it be to find a job as a physical therapist the first year out of school?

To see if I will struggle to find a job in Alabama when I finally get finished with school. #jobs #physical-therapist #hospital #employment #employee-relations #clinic #career #college #athletics #career-counseling...

#physical-therapy

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Active Nov 22 '17 at 04:11 AM

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Posted by Elizabeth M.’s Avatar Elizabeth M.
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Lisa Mark, MA | Career Counselor & Employment Coach Elizabeth - you can work as a PT Assistant before you ...

Are Animal Physical Therapists needed all over the world?

I want to be an Animal Physical Therapist and I want to know where my options for work would be. #veterinarian #physical-therapist #animal-physical-therapist #veterinary #physical-therapy...

#career-choice

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Nirah Shomer, DVM PhD DACLAM’s Avatar Deborah R. Brandt, PT, DPT, CMA’s Avatar Rozalyn Moore’s Avatar
Active Feb 20 '18 at 12:44 AM

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Posted by Bridget L.’s Avatar Bridget L.
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Nirah Shomer, DVM PhD DACLAM | Senior leader in laboratory animal science, animal welfare, ... Animal care professionals such as veterinarians and veterinary technicians are used ...

I am going to study to become a physical therapist assistant in MCC by september, there are a requirement that estate that the student must be in a temporary class before entering the PTA program, why ? Why is it mandatory?

The reason why I am asking it is because, the career is for four semester only, and by being in that program it could take precious time. I want to know ,why does the student have to be in the temporary program.? #physical-therapist #physical-therapy #medicine...

#career-counseling

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Active Oct 16 '17 at 01:09 PM

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Posted by Jennifer V.’s Avatar Jennifer V.
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Deborah R. Brandt, PT, DPT, CMA | Sense, Think, Move, movement activities for groups I don't think I understand your question. I have never heard ...

What are the most important classes in the physical therapist field? How many credits do I have to take?

I love physical therapy, my mother broke her leg about four months ago, I stayed with her from the beginning of the process until the end, I watch how : doctors, nurses, and even physical therapist treated my mom. I felt in love with what they did for her.I want to know what are the most...

#physical-therapist #medicine #physical-therapy #college-advice

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Active Nov 07 '17 at 02:29 PM

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Posted by Jennifer V.’s Avatar Jennifer V.
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Luke Pedersen, PT, DPT | Doctor of Physical Therapy at Total Performance Physical ... There are numerous important classes. A common PT curriculum will include ...

How hard will it be to become a physical therapist?

I'm in a special PT program where I will be 3 years in undergrad and 3 years in grad, will it be substantially harder to squeeze my major into 6 years? #physical-therapist #physical-therapy #healthcare...

#career-counseling

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Active Oct 16 '17 at 03:08 AM

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Posted by Meagan T.’s Avatar Meagan T.
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Deborah R. Brandt, PT, DPT, CMA | Sense, Think, Move, movement activities for groups I would talk about your concerns with the director of the ...

Is Athletic Training the best major for college to obtain prerequisites for a Physical Therapy graduate degree?

I will be attending college in Fall 2016 for Athletic Training, and I am interested in finding out if this is the best direction to go to enter grad school in 2020. #physical-therapist #athletic-training #exercise-science #athletics #sports #physical #science...

#college

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Dana Davis PT, DPT, COMT’s Avatar Vernon Turner’s Avatar Daniel Krolikowski’s Avatar
Active Oct 25 '17 at 11:09 AM

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Posted by Emani B.’s Avatar Emani B.
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Dana Davis PT, DPT, COMT | Pelvic Health Therapist at One on One Physical ... Emani, It would definitely be helpful as you'll already have a ...

Best major to choose to become a PT?

I'm a senior who is about to graduate and go off to college but I was wondering if majoring in Biology would be the best route to take to become a Physical Therapist? If not, which major would you recommend? #physical-therapist #physical-therapy #hospital-and-health-care #sports...

#athletics

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Active Apr 04 '18 at 05:59 PM

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Posted by Akilah F.’s Avatar Akilah F.
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Rachel Chace | AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellow, TutorCorps <span style="background-color: transparent;">Collegeboard.org is a great resource for this! I poured ...

What are the daily challenges that a Doctor of Physical Therapy faces during the work day?

I am curious because I am extremely interested in becoming a Physical Therapist and I want to know what it is like on a daily basis to help me decide that it is what I really want to do. #physical-therapist...

#physical-therapy

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Active Aug 21 '18 at 02:20 PM

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