Career Questions tagged Physical Therapist

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 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 08 at 11:28 AM

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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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Posted by Jasmin A.’s Avatar Jasmin A.

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

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Active Nov 27 at 09:09 PM

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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 at 08:07 PM

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Posted by Lorna S.’s Avatar Lorna S.

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

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Active Jul 13 at 07:39 PM

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Posted by Isabela E.’s Avatar Isabela E.

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 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 ...

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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Active May 17 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 ...

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 at 04:54 AM

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

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 at 08:16 PM

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 ...

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 at 01:26 AM

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Posted by Neateshia W.’s Avatar Neateshia W.

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 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 long does it take to be a pediatric physical therapist?

Interested in that specific field, love helping others and have a strong connection when communicating with kids and others in general. #physical-therapist #pediatrics...

#medicine

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Active Nov 13 '17 at 04:54 AM

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Posted by Jasmin M.’s Avatar Jasmin M.
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Danielle Busk | Physical Therapist In order to become a Physical Therapist you must complete a ...

Has anyone here done physical therapy?

If you have got your degree in physical therapy and got a job, please tell me about it! #physical-therapy...

#physical-therapist

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Active Sep 14 at 12:54 AM

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Posted by Shanya  G.’s Avatar Shanya G.
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Peter Ihrke, PT, DPT | Doctor of Physical Therapy Hello Shanya,I graduated from graduate school a little over a year ...

Do you have any advice for me to become a Physical Therapist?

I am a senior at KIPP Renaissance High School in New Orleans, LA I'm trying to find more information on how to become a Physical Therapist. I would appreciate any information you guys can give me. Please and thank you. #PT #physical-therapy...

#physical-therapist

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Active Dec 08 at 10:49 AM

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Posted by Coreyneisha  B.’s Avatar Coreyneisha B.
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Carol Kampf | Recruiter Hi Coreyneisha. While I have not recruited for Physical Therapists, I ...

How was the feeling of doing on hands work in college?

I am a senior at KIPP Renaissance High School in New Orleans, LA im trying to find more information on how to become a Physical Therapist. I would appreciate any information you guys can give me. #PT #physical-therapy...

#physical-therapist

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Active Sep 01 '17 at 03:49 PM

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Posted by Coreyneisha  B.’s Avatar Coreyneisha B.
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Deborah R. Brandt, PT, DPT, CMA | Sense, Think, Move, movement activities for groups http://www.moveforwardpt.com/Default.aspx http://www.apta.org/Careers/ Hi, These are two links to different parts of ...

What is the best way to manage time going into Physical Therapy School (with applications) and during PT school?

Hi! I will be applying to physical therapy schools next summer, as well as doing an internship and taking my GRE. Does anyone have any good tips on how to stay on top of things and prepare myself for the busy career ahead? #college #graduate-school #physical-therapist...

#kinesiologist

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:56 PM

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Posted by Amanda B.’s Avatar Amanda B.
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Adrienne Campos, M.Ed. | Career Counseling & Coaching As a graduate student and intern myself once, I can say ...

How many years of college do I have to go through and what degree do I have to have to be a physical trainer?

As playing sports for nearly all of my life, playing a variety of sports, including, baseball, basketball, football, soccer, I have had a huge interest in playing and helping with sports. As my freshman year in baseball, I tore the Labrum Muscle in my right shoulder. IT had to require surgery,...

#physical-therapist #fitness-training #athletic-training #sports-injuries #sports-medicine #physical-therapy

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by David W.’s Avatar David W.
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Brendon Larsen, PTA | Physical Therapist Assistant & Academic Mentor Hey David! I have to say that working in rehabilitation is ...

are you able to work if you are pregnant while being a physical therapist?

Hey i'm destiny and i was wondering this because Not saying that this will happen but if it was to happen could you work or will you be fired ?...

#physical-therapist

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Active May 17 at 07:50 PM

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Posted by Destiny A.’s Avatar Destiny A.
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Karlo Castro | Physical Therapist Hi Destiny: There are a couple of federal laws that keep ...

How many years do you have to go to college to become a physical therapist?

Hey my name is destiny and i was wondering this question because I want to know how long i will be in collage so i can prepare! #physical-therapist #physical-therapy #healthcare #medicine...

#hospital-and-health-care

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Mary Katherine Baker’s Avatar Angela Redito Ichinose’s Avatar Deborah R. Brandt, PT, DPT, CMA’s Avatar
Active Mar 20 at 11:14 PM

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Posted by Destiny A.’s Avatar Destiny A.
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Mary Katherine Baker | Doctor of Physical Therapy Generally, most programs requires 4 years of undergraduate schooling with an ...

What is your salary For being a physical therapist?

My name is destiny and i want to know your salary because i wanted to know if they money is worth Working for? #physical-therapist...

#financial-planning

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Active Oct 17 at 01:51 PM

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Posted by Destiny A.’s Avatar Destiny A.
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Taylor Zhao | Program Manager Hi Destiny! Interesting question, here is a pay range of how ...

What are some career options that can be pursed with an allied health major (major designed for further education in the medical field) after graduation?

I am a sophomore college student, pursing an allied health degree, with hopes of becoming a Physician assistant. However, after graduation I don't know where to go to pursue a good job before or attending graduate school. #physical-therapist #physicians-assistant...

#career-planning

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Active May 30 at 05:28 PM

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Posted by RaeAnna T.’s Avatar RaeAnna T.
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ABDUL WAHAAB | General Manager at PSi3Axis Info Services (India) Pvt. ... Hi Raeanna, Allied health professionals work as part of a health ...

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