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Resources for Career and Practice in Physical Therapy: Web Sites

  • American Academy of Physical Therapy (AAPT)
    The Academy's website has career and practice development information, information about membership, information
    about upcoming conferences, educational resources, and more.
    http://www.aaptnet.org/
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
    Site includes current research, physical therapy news, consumer information, career advice, etc.
    http://www.apta.org
  • New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA)
    The Association's website has career and practice development information, informatin about membership, a job board, information about the different NY chapters, and much more.
    http://www.nypta.org
  • Office of the Profession -- Physical Therapy Guide
    "The State Education Department, under Regents direction, administers professional regulation through its Office of the Professions." This website will give you information about physical therapy as it relates to the state law.
    http://www.op.nysed.gov/pt.htm
  • Physical Therapy Corner
    This site is part of NISMAT (Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma). Information is arranged by body parts.
    http://www.nismat.org/patients/injury-evaluation-treatment
  • PhysicalTherapist.com
    Job site dedicated to physical therapy.
    http://www.physicaltherapist.com
  • PT Central
    Interactive website that serves as a central for physical therapy.
    http://www.ptcentral.com
  • The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
    Information about certification issues and examinations, professional standards, and the promotion of safe practice.
    http://www.fsbpt.org/
  • TherapyJobs.com
    "TherapyJobs.com is a community site offering various types of career resources for therapist job seekers, including job search and resume posting. Registered users can apply for jobs directly and save jobs searched and applied for. We also provide an online resume builder."
    http://www.therapyjobs.com/
  • U.S. Department of Labor : Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Description of the profession, work conditions, training, salary, job outlook, etc.
    http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/physical-therapists.htm
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