Becoming a physical therapist is a very rewarding career and lifestyle; however, the path to ultimately succeeding as a physical therapist takes time, patience, and a lot of discipline.
Below are four steps to getting started in physical therapy. The first two steps are pretty easy and will help you determine if this is the lifestyle and challenge you want to pursue. The third step is designed to help you understand the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) landscape, terms, definitions, and lingo used when doing your DPT research.
The fourth step is a much more in-depth process which involves reading our “PT Success Step by Step” guide. This guide will walk you through what to look for at different schools and programs. The guide will also help you navigate the school search process, and save you time, money, and effort in the admissions process.
Upon completing the guide, our school database will help you confidently pinpoint the school that is right for you. So be sure to navigate each of the items carefully and good luck with your DPT search!
Before you begin the deeper road of researching this career and lifestyle, this article will give you some perspective on the road to becoming a physical therapist. Learning the time frames, costs, and unwritten rules of a PT are very important to know before pursuing this career further. Read Now…
In this article you, will gain 8 insights into what it takes to ultimately become a physical therapist. These steps span the full life-cycle of becoming a DPT. Read Now…
This article will help you understand the most important resources in the DPT program, and give you an overview of important terminology and acronyms used in this field of study. Getting to know this information is very important when you undergo your school search, and begin your interaction with various programs. Read Now…
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Quick Peek of Unit 1 in the PT Success Guide