Quick Links for Physical Therapists
We understand the demands on your time as a travel therapist. Hopefully this additional list of the top web-sites will keep you abreast of the many topics that impact you as a travel therapist. Quick links are provided for your convenience or scroll down to browse the entire list below.
Physical Therapy Resources
The American Physical Therapy Association is the principal organization representing and promoting the profession of physical therapy.
PhysicalTherapist.com is a collaborative informational web site designed and owned by physical therapists.
PT Central provides study materials and assorted resources for study materials for physical therapy students.
Physical Therapy Information
The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides a comprehensive overview of physical therapy employment.
Physical Therapy Channel provides videos and podcasts covering all aspects of the physical therapy industry.
About.com provides an extensive overview on all facets of physical therapy and just about anything else you can think of.
Physical Therapy Interactive Tools
The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy develops and administers the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) for both PTs and PTAs.
PhysioTools is an online software application designed to make the process of prescribing personalized exercise regimes quick and easy.
WebPT is a web-based physical therapy software system that ensures compliance, efficiency, and quality of care in a physical therapist practice.
Physical Therapy Magazines
Therapy Times provides an online daily resource for nursing, nutrition, occupational, pediatric, physical, respiratory and speech therapists to improve patient care and further their careers.
PT Journal is the official publication of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and is an international, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal.
Today in PT is a leading glossy four color publication with quality in-depth editorials for physical therapist and physical therapy assistants.
Physical Therapy Job Boards
Allied Travel Careers is a leading destination for finding the best travel allied health positions in the industry.
ExploreHealthCareers.org is an website designed to explain the array of health professions and provide easy access to information about health careers.
PTJobs.com is an online job board dedicated to the physical therapy community.
Physical Therapy Blogs / Communities
MyPhysicalTherapySpace allows users to meet, consult, join in discussions, form online communities, share information, and collaborate with other physical therapists.
The PT Think Tank Blog offers critical observations of health, science, and the physical therapy profession.
Medical Mingle is a free professional social network for people working in or servicing the health care and medical field, including blogs, forums, photos and videos.
Physical Therapy Products
Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products provides healthcare and fitness professionals with orthopedic, physical therapy, rehabilitation and fitness products.
Restorative Care of America manufactures orthopedic and rehabilitative orthoses used in the treatment of conditions associated with traumatic injuries, chronic disease, post surgical procedures, and immobility.
Lil’ Drug Store Products is a global consumer products company offering a wide variety of premium brands available in food, drug, discount and convenience stores worldwide.
Physical Therapy Organizations / Sections
The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists promotes high standards of patient care through advocacy, education, and literature and research.
The American Academy of Physical Therapy is dedicated to promoting awareness and research to the African American community.
The American Association of Intensive Pediatric Physical Therapy provides information for parents of disabled children who are searching for the most innovative pediatric physical therapy treatments.
The American College of Rheumatology is an organization of and for physicians, health professionals, and scientists who care for people with arthritis and rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.
The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine serves people with disabling conditions by promoting rehabilitation research and facilitating information dissemination and the transfer of technology.
The American Music Therapy Association promotes public awareness of the benefits of music therapy and access to such services.
The American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is a national organization of orthopedic surgeons dedicated to sports medicine and helping athletes prevent and manage injury.
The American Society of Hand Therapists is a professional organization comprised of licensed occupational and physical therapists who specialize in the treatment and rehabilitation of the upper extremity (hands, shoulders, arms, and elbows).
The Section on Aquatic Physical Therapy is a resource for physical therapists interested in using the water for various aspects of their careers.
The Section on Pediatrics promotes the highest quality of life for all children, people with developmental disabilities, and their families.
The Section on Home Health is a specialty component of the APTA, serving physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and physical therapy students who either specialize in or have an interest in a home health setting.
The National Rehabilitation Association (NRA) promotes ethical and state of the art practice in rehabilitation with the goal of personal and economic independence of persons with disabilities.
The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America works to improve the lives of people with disabilities through the use of technology.
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is the professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession.
The National Strength and Conditioning Association program was created to identify individuals who possess the knowledge and skills to design and implement safe and effective strength and conditioning programs.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. is the developer and operator of approximately 350 outpatient physical and occupational therapy clinics nationwide.