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Updated 1 day ago

PTA Laws & Regs Jurisprudence Exam for Florida - 667 Replies

My email is Thank you in advance.


Physical Therapy Aide Advancement

Hi, I have been working as a Physical Therapy Aide since 2011. My intentions have been to go to Physical Therapy school to become a PT. I have...


Updated 6 days ago

Advice about preparing for the board exam - 133 Replies

I sure will thanks again!


Updated 8 days ago

California law exam concerns - 9 Replies

If you want to discuss just email me at I'll try to give advice from my end


Updated 9 days ago

PTA and a healthy back - 3 Replies

Hi, No I am not a PTA, I am just researching future possible careers, and I keep coming back to this one. That said, I'm just worried if there would...


Updated 9 days ago

What is the most difficult PTA class? - 5 Replies

Each class is as challenging as the next. They all have their own unique challenges. If I had to choose, I would say Neuro.


Updated 11 days ago

jumping back into PTA career - 27 Replies are not grandfathered in. You have to take the National Licensing Exam to practice in NYS.


Updated 13 days ago

PTA program at LaGuardia Community College - 19 Replies

Hi Everyone, It's been awhile but I'm happy to say that I finally made it into LGA PTA program. Thanks for all your comments. I will start in Spring...


Updated 14 days ago

Should I go for PTA or DPT? - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="Sandy in Brooklyn, New York"]I agree with you DaveMan. I'm also looking into PTA, and money/time investment wise, I think it's a better...


Updated 15 days ago

Is There a True Demand for Physical Therapy Assistants? What are the Pros and Cons of this profession? - 73 Replies

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the PTA profession is expected to grow by 41% over the next 10 years (or until the year 2022). What...


What states don't require you to go to pta school?

I've read numerous times that certain states don't require you to go to PTA school if you have taken all of the prerequisites. I'm currently working...

Just Stopping by

Updated 20 days ago

Why so little opportunity for PTAs to pursue the DPT? - 93 Replies

Sorry to interrupt but have to say UCLA DOES NOT PAY no 75k a year for PTAs with 2 years!!!!!! In fact UCLA barely pays that for PT I...


Updated 20 days ago

Salary for full time home health PTA (TX) - 198 Replies

Also, due to my experience with the first agency. I always ask for agency's EIN so I can be sure I can add them for taxes. That agency didn't pay me...


Updated 22 days ago

Miami: PTA is now a dead-end job. No shortage. No reimbuserments. Alternatives? - 5 Replies

Hello could you please reply with your personal email. I would love to ask you some questions. Thanks

Jade Tran

Updated 28 days ago

PTA change of career - 12 Replies

[QUOTE who="D.B in Houston, Texas"]Yes, I accepted a job as a CTC (Clinical care coordinator ) for a home health company and increased my salary to...


Updated 28 days ago

PIMA Medical Institute - 81 Replies

We are looking for a good school for our son to go to and he's interested in PTA. I have reviewed PMI, Carrington and Gateway and all 3 have not...

Jade Tran

Any PTA's in Houston/TEXAS?

I was originally going for nursing. I go to HCC and finished all of my pre-reqs for nursing already but along the way i realized nursing is not for...


Updated 29 days ago

Questions for Physical Therapist Assistants, please help me decide if this career is right for me. - 305 Replies

I am currently a liscensed cosmetologist but I'm looking for a career change. Something where I can interact with people, make a difference, and have...


Updated 1 month ago

Insight from thoses in the PTA program - 282 Replies

Hi. I am in the military about to get out soon and I was wondering if there were any good PTA programs near San Jose, CA?


Updated 1 month ago

Transfer PTA license from New york to Gerogia - 3 Replies

hey, there are few state only who allows indian PT to work as a PTA. I cudnt transfer iteven though i cleared my board exam. you can call Georgia...


PTA licence transfer from NY to GA

hi i have done my PTA exam from NY State and now want to transfer my licence what to do? and i have studied PT from india.


OT versus PTA

I graduated a couple of years ago with a bachelors in Exercise Science, and am currently teaching life skills to young adults with intellectual...


Updated 1 month ago

Age 35 and thinking of being an PT or PTA. Which option would make more sense financially? - 5 Replies



Updated 1 month ago

question regarding california PTA license - 100 Replies

[QUOTE who="Gail in Burbank, California"]I know its been a while since you posted. Did you ever take the CLE exam and if so how hard was it? Were you...


Updated 1 month ago

Physical Therapist Assistant- is it a waste of time or a good career? - 1127 Replies

[QUOTE who="Luke in Flagstaff, Arizona"]$100k a year jeez. I worked at Cisco in Silicon Valley as a low level call center agent, passing calls to...


Updated 1 month ago

No Accreditation in Canada? - 211 Replies

[QUOTE who="Janice in Toronto, Ontario"]I have recently been laid off from a long standing office job and I really want to use this as an opportunity...


Can ATC challenge the PTA boards?

Hi, I graduated athletic training program last year and now I am a certified athletic trainer. I have been working at a physical therapy clinic...


Updated 1 month ago

PTA salaries nationwide - 528 Replies

[QUOTE who="c_hill in Atlanta, Georgia"]Wow! I've found so much helpful information here! I will be applying for the PTA program at Chattahoochee...


Updated 1 month ago

RN vs PTA - 3 Replies

I'm applying for the broward college PTA program. I dont even have all A's I hope I get in. Did you end up pursuing PTA or nursing btw?

Jeremiah Fredrick

Updated 1 month ago

Online PTA program - 1 Reply

Tori. No PTA program to my knowledge could be 100% online as there are requirements for labs, clinical rotations ect...each state has different...


PTA vs OTA and Toileting

Firstly, I have great respect for people who are able to provide toileting help for their patients. I'f I'm being honest with myself though, I'm not...


Updated 1 month ago

Do other states experience low employment and lower wages for PTAs? - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="ellasmom in Skokie, Illinois"]I am new PTa grad, passed the boards in October 2016, but having trouble finding any jobs in my area...


AAS in PTA wanting a bachelors

I have been a licensed PTA and working full time for 2 years. I am eager to build not only on my work experience but my education as well. I learned...

PTA in Washington, District of Columbia

Updated 2 months ago

PT or PTA school - 182 Replies

I'm having a very difficult time deciding whether to go on to PT school or PTA school. I'm 34 with a bachelors degree and licensure as a massage...

Vanj Evangelista in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

Moving in the USA - 18 Replies

Hello I am currently studying in PTA in Toronto,Canada and I am thinking to move in the USA to work as PTA, what is the requirement.

CourtneyMae23 in Pennsylvania

Updated 2 months ago

Is CSCS worth it for a PTA - 6 Replies

I have my bachelors degree in exercise science with a backgtound in strength and conditioning and I'm working towards an associates of applied...

Jason 23 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 2 months ago

travel PTA average salary? - 226 Replies

Does anybody know the average salary of a travel PTA? Also can anyone recommend any reliable travel companies?

Presy in Elk Grove, California

Updated 2 months ago

PTA Liscence Exam - 782 Replies

Hello, I just graduated from PTA school 3 weeks ago, my letter to test from the board will be here within a week. I got A's and B's during PTA...

Jeremy in Bentonville, Arkansas

Updated 2 months ago

Exercise progression and "embracing the gray" as an entry level PTA - 2 Replies

Hi - About a month ago, I began working as an outpatient PTA in a small, rural clinic. My PTs are great, very supportive and open to questions. I...


Updated 2 months ago

Any Compassion left in PT or SNF? - 6 Replies

I am glad that your experience is totally different and you feel there is compassion where you work. I'm not on the outside looking in and not just...

rochellemccoy@*****.*** in Newark, New Jersey

Updated 3 months ago

Union County College NJ PTA program? - 12 Replies

I have decided to apply to UCC's PTA program for Spring 2014. They give priority to students who have all pre-reqs done, next are students who will...

Tanya in Staten Island, New York

Updated 3 months ago

PTA School Difficulty - 44 Replies

I want to know exactly how challenging is PTA school? I work full time on third shift so my days are open to attend classes, but are the classes so...

Kim Johnson in Lynchburg, Virginia

Updated 3 months ago

Physical Therapy Assistant/Aide from UK to USA - 7 Replies

I currently work for a top London hospital working as a physiotherapy assistant and would very much like to work in the US in the same field. In...

Alex in Elizabeth, New Jersey

Updated 3 months ago

Is it tedious to get licensed in another state after moving? - 18 Replies

Hi everyone, I'm considering going to the local community college in western New York (where I live) for their 2-year PTA program, resulting in...

lgriffin in Lafayette, Louisiana

Updated 3 months ago

BA in Exercise Science for PTA? - 36 Replies

Hello, I am about a year out from graduating with a bachelors degree in exercise science (pre-pt). I decided not to go into PT postgrad, and am...

Alex in Roselle Park, New Jersey

Updated 3 months ago

Seeking a Volunteer Opportunity for PTA Requirement in New Jersey - 53 Replies

Hello, I live in Teaneck, NJ and I'm enrolled at UCC. I'm required to volunteer at a physical therapy related department/clinic for a minimum of...

cherryfudge in Bronxville, New York

License endorsement/ transfer

Hello all, Im a NYS licensed PTA for more than 2 years now.Planning to move to Georgia. CAn anybody help me with the license transfer/...

Kiwi777 in Queen Creek, Arizona

Updated 3 months ago


I'm looking into PTA school. Im in mid 30's and looking for a change. The school brochure says that average new hire pay is from $12.50-26.00 per...

ptguru in New York, New York

hiring process

hi guys i just passed my PTA board exam and i interviewed with mount sinai does anyone know how there hiring process is. they said they like me and...

Taylor81 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma


I am a 2006 PTA graduate the last time I took the exam I made a 551 2 years ago. I am wanting to take the exam one last time.... Are there any really...

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