Physical Therapist Career Resources
PT Jobs: Great Resources
At Club Staffing, our valuable physical therapists come first. For this reason, we continually update our site with the latest resources for their use. The following reference guide will help both existing physical therapists and job seekers get the information they need. To find out what types of physical therapist jobs are available, simply search for travel physical therapy jobs.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 90,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy.
Your ultimate online resource for everything related to the practice and profession of Physical Therapy.
3. PT Central
PT Central provides study materials and assorted resources for study materials for physical therapy students.
- The Foreign Credentialing Commission on Physical Therapy (FCCPT) — A non-profit organization created to assist the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
- CyberPT.com — The first end-to-end comprehensive Internet physical therapy resource connecting visitors to the physical therapy community.
- Alltop — The purpose of Alltop is to help you answer the question, “What’s happening?” in “all the topics” that interest you.
Physical Therapy Information
About.com provides an extensive overview on all facets of physical therapy and just about anything else you can think of.
The official consumer information website of the American Physical Therapy Association.
NEWS-Line — Publishes print and online news magazines, as well as weekly email newsletters, providing news and information to Health Care Professionals in an easy-to-read, non-clinical format.
Physical Therapy Interactive Tools
Develops and administers the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) for both PTs and PTAs.
Produces exercise software for rehabilitation and training professionals who need to create personal exercise and information handouts for their clients, by print, email and high quality videos.
A web-based physical therapy software system that ensures compliance, efficiency, and quality of care in a physical therapist practice.
Physical Therapy Magazines
1. PT JOURNALThe official publication of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and is an international, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal.
2. TODAY IN PTA trusted source of innovative learning opportunities, compelling news and other resources that actively support the physical therapists and physical therapist assistants community.
- AdvanceWeb — A producer of multimedia resources, a provider of education, a host of career events, an online store and so much more.
PT Job Boards
Physical Therapy Blogs/Communities
- In Touch PT — A physical therapy blog on evidenced-informed orthopedics, manual therapy and knowledge translation from academia to clinical practice.
- Forward Thinking PT — A blog focused on incorporating critical thinking into physical therapy practice.
Physical Therapy Products
- QuickMedical — Medical equipment and supplies focused on customer service and satisfaction.
Physical Therapy Organizations/Sections
NOTE: Due to the common mission of all APTA section websites and national organizations who support the profession of physical therapy, we refrained from ranking these websites.
- The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists — Dedicated to promoting professionalism and advancing the standards of patient care through education, literature, research, advocacy, and collaboration.
- American College of Rheumatology — The organization represents over 9,400 rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals around the world.
- American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine — An organization of rehabilitation professionals dedicated to serving people with disabling conditions by supporting research that promotes health, independence, productivity, and quality of life; and meets the needs of rehabilitation clinicians and people with disabilities.
- American Music Therapy Association — Focusing on the progressive development of the therapeutic use of music in rehabilitation, special education, and community settings.
- American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) — Members are physicians and allied health professionals who demonstrate scientific leadership, involvement and dedication in the daily practice of sports medicine.
- American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) — A professional organization comprising licensed occupational and physical therapists who specialize in the treatment and rehabilitation of the upper extremity.
- The Aquatic Physical Therapy Section of the APTA — Develops, promotes, and advocates for evidence-based aquatic physical therapy as an effective intervention to enhance lifelong movement, function and well-being.
- The Pediatrics Section of the APTA — Promotes the highest quality of life for all children, people with developmental disabilities, and their families.
- The Home Health Section of the APTA — The Home Health Section 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 the practice of physical therapy in the home health setting.
- National Rehabilitation Association (NRA) — A member organization that promotes ethical and state-of-the-art practice in rehabilitation with the goal of the personal and economic independence of persons with disabilities.
- Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) — The premier professional organization dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of people with disabilities through increasing access to technology solutions.
- National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) — The professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession.
- National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) — Brings together a diverse group of professionals from the sport science, athletic, allied health, and fitness industries.
- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) — The U.S. 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.