physical therapy assistant

  1. V

    NPTE - PTA

    Hello all! I am an SPTA, currently prepping to take the NPTE-PTA in April 2018. I am currently using Scorebuilders as my study guide, and I just want to get a feel for how people have done in the past on the NPTE for PTA's and if there are any other people out there taking the exam in April as...
  2. J

    Physical Therapists: How Much Paperwork Do You Do?

    I am considering a career in physical therapy. I like the idea of working on my feet, the exercise component, and the fact that physical therapy is a relatively low-stress job in the health sector where I can work with people directly. What I am not fond of is paperwork and desk work more...
  3. Pre-PT Grind

    Why do you want to be a DPT?

    Why do you want to become a physical therapist? Sometimes we can get lost in the stats and comparisons, but I'd love to know what makes all of this worth it for you. Plus it's great practice for interviews. Can't wait to read!
  4. Pre-PT Grind

    Pre-Physical Therapy: How to get in w/ a Low GPA - Ask away!

    Helping Pre-physical therapy students get inot PT school with a low GPA. ASK AWAY!!
  5. FLVettrain

    Pilates in Physical Therapy?

    I'm working in obtaining my certification in Pilates. Have you tried Pilates in Physcal Therapy? I know some clinics have this. There's Polestar which is Pilates towards Therapy. I had an injury and that's how I discovered the world of Pilates. I'd like to know your thoughts on the topic...
  6. PTAwesome

    PTA Specialization?

    I've applied to PTA school and will get my acceptance/rejection letter in the mail any day now (cross your fingers for me!). I've done 40 hours of observation work and one question I've asked everyone and received mixed answers on is just how specialized a PTA can become. I realize that the...
  7. A

    Improving chances of being accepted in the PTA program

    Forgive me if this is the wrong place to post. Soon, I will be applying to a PTA program that begins next fall. They have an average of 150 applicants and accept 32. They only take the highest GPA. My question is do they consider your HESI, ACT, and GPA of any previous schooling, or do they...
  8. Romiette

    PTA requirements, getting into PT school?

    Hey everyone! So, I'm in desperate need of good advice. I currently attend a four year university in Texas and am in the process of earning my Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology, excercise Science with a minor in biology. I chose this degree plan because I have high hopes for getting into PT...