Physical Therapy FAQ

How Should I Dress for Physical Therapy?
We recommend loose comfortable clothing, and tennis shoes. Remember, physical therapy is like going to the gym!

Don’t forget reading glasses (if needed) for filling out intake paperwork.

What Does a Physical Therapist (PT) Do?
Physical therapists can help improve or restore the mobility you need to move forward with your life.  PT can sometimes be an alternative to surgery and/or pain medication.

What Sort Of Training Do PT’s Have?
All physical therapists are required to receive a graduate degree – either a master’s degree or a clinical doctorate — from an accredited physical therapist program before taking the national licensure examination that allows them to practice.

Does a PT Have to Have a License?
State licensure is required in each state in which a physical therapist practices.

Where Can I Learn More About Physical Therapy?
We recommend visiting www.moveforwardpt.com. This informative website is a great resource.