Should Physical Therapy School Curriculum Include Strength and Conditioning?

Should Physical Therapy School Curriculum Include Strength and Conditioning? The American Physical Therapy Association(APTA) describes Physical Therapist as movement experts who improve  quality of life through prescribed exercise, hands on care and patient education. As I finish my last few weeks of didactic course work for Physical Therapy School, while simultaneously studying for my practiceContinue reading “Should Physical Therapy School Curriculum Include Strength and Conditioning?”

Does Physical Therapy Have An Impending Unemployment Crisis?

When I first started thinking about Physical Therapy as a career, one of the selling points everyone told me was “You will never have to worry about not having a job”. For the history of Physical therapy this has been true. However, in a recent APTA Physical Therapy Workforce Analysis they put out that this may not be the case in the coming years.