Career Questions tagged Physical Therapy

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 ...
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Ikramuddin Khan | Physical Therapist at Select documentation is by far my biggest challenge. This is a change ...

What is the most rewarding thing about being a physical therapist?

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Active Oct 05 at 01:23 PM

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Posted by Katy R.’s Avatar Katy R.

What courses do I need to take to successfully get into a Physical Therapy school?

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Active Aug 26 at 03:51 AM

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Posted by Chimeri A.’s Avatar Chimeri A.
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Brendon Larsen, PTA | Physical Therapist Assistant & Academic Mentor Hey Chimeri:To become a physical therapist (I'm assuming you're not asking ...

Are there more job opportunities for physical therapists working with the elderly or with athletes?

Which of the two offer more stability and also, which is more common? #job-market #in-business #physical-therapy...

#out-patient

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Active Sep 13 at 01:40 AM

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Posted by Lorna S.’s Avatar Lorna S.
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Elise Brown | Pediatric Physical Therapist In general, there are several settings for PTs to work in. ...

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 ...

Who gets a better pay PT or OT?

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Corinne Rubin’s Avatar Bailey Benado’s Avatar
Active May 06 at 04:34 AM

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Posted by Elias O.’s Avatar Elias O.
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Corinne Rubin | Occupational Therapist Hi there , I am an OT and I suggest that ...

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 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 ...
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Sherri Harmon | Financial Aid Professional Hi Elias,You ask a great question! I have had a great ...

What is the difference between physical and occupational therapy?

I'm pursuing a BS in Athletic Training with a concentration in Exercise Science. #physical-therapy...

#occupational-therapy

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Deborah R. Brandt, PT, DPT, CMA’s Avatar
Active Jul 28 at 05:29 AM

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Posted by Elias O.’s Avatar Elias O.
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Deborah R. Brandt, PT, DPT, CMA | Sense, Think, Move, movement activities for groups Briefly, and in general, physical therapy (PT) addresses gross motor issues ...

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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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 To Become A Physical Therapist

I just came to the US for 2 years but I want to be a PT, at first I chose to take 2 years at college and transfer to a university to earn a Kinesiology -Bachelor of Science then go to a PT school . But now my friend said her sister doesn't need to go university to complete her BS degree, she'll...

#therapy #physical-therapy #college

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Active Feb 19 at 11:56 PM

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Posted by Minhanh N.’s Avatar Minhanh N.
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Kamilah DeBoest | AT&T CSR - Business and Logistics Management / ... Hello Minhanh,I'm currently attending college to become a physical therapist. I'm ...

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 hardest and best part about being a physical therapist?

Since I was 13 I knew I wanted to be a physical therapist. I'm just curious how others got in that field. #doyouloveyourjob #medicalfield...

#physical-therapy

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Active Apr 27 at 05:49 AM

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Posted by Kylah C.’s Avatar Kylah C.
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Christine Gazzara | Physical Therapist, Doctor of Physical Therapy at Ensign ... I love my job as a physical therapist! The hardest part ...

How can I begin to prepare for my major?

I am studying Kinesiology in college to become a Pediatric Physical Therapist. I know I will begin those specific studies later in college after gen eds, but i want to begin to prep for it. How do i do so? How do i start internships? #hospital-and-health-care...

#physical-therapy

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Cecily Schwimmer MS,CNM,NP’s Avatar Caroline Velasquez’s Avatar
Active Mar 14 at 02:33 AM

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Posted by Sydney L.’s Avatar Sydney L.
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Cecily Schwimmer MS,CNM,NP | Advanced Practice Clinician. Clinical trainer and consultant Wow. That is so cool that you have such a specific ...

Where are physical therapists needed the most?

I want to be a PT for athletes or people that have gone through surgery and need rehab to get back to the way they were before the injury or surgery. #sportsmedicine...

#physical-therapy

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Active Jan 25 at 01:23 PM

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Posted by Allyson P.’s Avatar Allyson P.
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Scott Himes | Dedicated - Determined - Sports Minded Professional I think you'll find yourself having multiple options for this profession. ...

What stepping stones should I take in becoming a Physical Therapist?

I go back and forth in what my first steps should be in becoming a Physical a Therapist. Volunteer at hospitals and private practices or shadow athletic trainers and physical therapists....

#physical-therapy

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Active Mar 13 at 03:31 AM

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Posted by Diego G.’s Avatar Diego G.
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Tali Speizman | Physical Therapist PT,DPT,CSCS That's a great question. I appreciate when people take initiative and ...

What major is most effective if I want to go to grad school for physical therapy?

Universities offer a few majors/routes for undergrads that could work for PT grad school... which one puts me ahead? #physical-therapy #undergraduate #major #college-major #college...

#academic-advising

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Steve Elliott’s Avatar Moinul Moinul’s Avatar Alyssa Kuhn’s Avatar DaRonne Jenkins’s Avatar
Active Nov 28 at 12:05 AM

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Posted by April C.’s Avatar April C.
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Steve Elliott | PT, DPT, FAAOMPT April,Hi I’m Steve. I’m a physical therapist in San Antonio Texas. ...

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 ...

Are there any scholarships available for Physical Therapy students?

As a PT student, I am finding it difficult to find scholarships specific to my field of study. #physical-therapy...

#scholarships

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Active Apr 23 at 01:55 AM

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Posted by Adam S.’s Avatar Adam S.
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Jordan Rivera | Community Manager at CareerVillage Great question Adam. I'm sorry no one's answered it yet! In ...

Is a physical therapist pay grade based off your location or popularity/experience?

I wanted to know should I open my own clinic in my home state and stay home bound or should I move where more help is needed in my profession once I get to that state of progress. #physical-therapy...

#salary

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Active Apr 21 at 03:48 AM

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Posted by Alexas B.’s Avatar Alexas B.

What's being a PTA really like?

How are you treated? Is the pay enough to pay the loans? #pta; #ivytech; #indiana #physical-therapy...

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Active Jan 30 at 06:24 AM

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Posted by Brandie B.’s Avatar Brandie B.

What is PTA school at the Muncie, IN Ivy tech like?

Because that's where I'm going. #pta; #ivytech #physical-therapy...

#physical-therapist-assistant

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Active Apr 21 at 02:33 AM

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Posted by Brandie B.’s Avatar Brandie B.

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