Why Today’s Physical Therapy is Better Than Ever - Part Two
How qualified are Physical Therapists to treat my condition?
Physical Therapists are trained better than ever before
Most all physical therapist that have graduated in recent years and in the future, will have a Doctorate degree in physical therapy. Physical Therapists are experts in the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, and there are those who specialize in the treatment of neurological, cardiopulmonary, pediatric, and geriatric populations. Physical Therapy research and the methods of treatment that has been learned from this research is rapidly advancing treatment methods to the benefit of the patient. Some practices are also incorporating more continuing education as a benefit or even requirement for their therapist to ensure their therapists are he best trained to ensure the best possible treatment and outcomes for patients. There are also many programs that allow therapists who have graduated with Masters or Bachelors degrees to obtain a Doctorate degree through transitional programs offered by many schools. This increased attention and level of training benefits Physical Therapy patients everywhere.