Pre-Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists provide services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients with injuries or disease. Physical Therapists work closely with patients and clients to restore, maintain, and promote their overall fitness and wellness for healthier and more active lifestyles.

Physical Therapists practice in a variety of settings including hospitals, outpatient clinics, private offices, home health agencies, schools, sports and fitness facilities, work settings, and skills nursing facilities. The pre-physical therapy program at K-State will prepare students for post-graduate work.

Related career titles

Athletic coach
Athletic trainer
Exercise physiologist
Physical therapist
Physical therapy assistant

Related pre-physical therapy links

K-State Pre-Physical Therapy Website

American Physical Therapy Association

National Athletic Trainers Association

National Association for Sport and Physical Education

Physical Therapist Online

The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

GRE (Graduate Record Examination)

PTCAS (Physical Therapy Centralized Application Service)

University of Kansas - Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science program

Wichita State University - Department of Physical Therapy