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.
Physical therapy is an incredible field. Ranking consistently as one of the top careers. However, this does not mean it does not have issues. Here are some of the biggest problems current physical therapy clinicians and students believe.