Are physical therapists high in demand?

Answer Physical therapists are in high demand and should increase in demand. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2008 and 2018 the number of physical therapist jobs in the nation wil... Read More »

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What do physical therapists do?

A physical therapist is a professional who helps patients strengthen their muscles, bones and other tissues to regain mobility and flexibility. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicted that th... Read More »

Can physical therapists write out prescriptions?

A physical therapist does not hold the necessary medical license to prescribe medications. Physical therapists can make pharmaceutical drug recommendations to the patient's doctor, though the thera... Read More »

How many men become physical therapists?

According to the American Physical Therapy Association, nearly 70 percent of therapists are women, leaving the remaining 30 percent as males entering the profession. Physical therapists assess and ... Read More »

Athletic Trainers & Physical Therapists?

Physical therapists and athletic trainers are both considered health care professionals and they have many similarities. Differences include primarily earning potential, education requirements and ... Read More »