The Field Of Physical Therapy

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A topic that interests me is the field of physical therapy. Ever since I have been playing soccer since of the age of 3, I have always had many different injuries. This has made me want to help people while learning such a unique field. I have had different ankle and knee injuries and having a good physical therapist really makes a big difference in rehab. This also impacted my desire to want to be a physical therapist because being in that environment; it was really fun being in such a good atmosphere while people are usually scared to go to see a doctor. Physical Therapy is a perfect topic I will research in regards to injury and prevention, which is essential part of a PTs job. Physical Therapy is a job on the rise. Not only is it a great field to help people it also makes for a great career. The demand for physical therapist has grown so much so that “the demand for physical therapists is expected to grow by 30% between 2008 and 2018” (Black Enterprise 2014). Because of this statistic and other like it, the journey to becoming a physical therapist is tough one. One must obtain graduate school and also must meet the pre-requisites for that school to become a physical therapist, and also must receive a license. There are now different types of physical therapists because of the growing interest in this field. To be able to practice physical therapy one must obtain a master’s degree from an accredited graduate program. However, all graduate programs have pre requisites
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