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Hello, I graduated from uc davis with a bachelor of science in psychology. I find this degree useless and want to get back into school. My GPA is...

homosassa girl

Updated 2 days ago

PTA vs. OTA, which is more desirable in a pediatric setting? - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Heather Lopez in Arlington, Texas"]Hello all, I am considering applying to the PTA program at a local community college. I have done a...

Heather Lopez

Updated 2 days ago

Females and Home Health - 7 Replies

This is a really late response, but I am just curious if you accepted that offer, bray? Do you like working home health? I ultimately want to work 2...


Updated 3 days ago

PTA Laws & Regs Jurisprudence Exam for Florida - 328 Replies

Hey Jeremiah I would appreciate a copy of the study guide too. Thanks


Updated 4 days ago

Know of any PTAs who are Certified Lymphedema Therapists? - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="homosassa girl in Homosassa, Florida"]She works in outpatient[/QUOTE] Thanks!

homosassa girl

Updated 4 days ago

pta licensure exam review course - 1410 Replies

[QUOTE who="eg in Pasadena, California"]did it work-[/QUOTE] Yes it worked, passed my first time with a score of 749. It also helped that I went...


Is PTA a good field to get into?

I'm currently a freshman at unlv and I need to declare my major soon. I'm stuck between radiation therapy and physical therapy assistant. The aspect...


Updated 5 days ago

Questions for Physical Therapist Assistants, please help me decide if this career is right for me. - 326 Replies

I am a licensed PTA in Colorado and considering becoming a Certified Lymphedema Therapist as well. I was looking at job postings to see what the...


Updated 5 days ago

PTA Liscence Exam - 744 Replies

[QUOTE who="MsMisha in Canton, Michigan"]Joe, How did you do?? Just reading over your comment and honestly, I'm surprised your instructors told you...


Updated 7 days ago

Salary For Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant. - 79 Replies

[QUOTE who="PTA girl in Sanford, Florida"]Craiglist check there. Indeed. Melbourne is packed with opportunities[/QUOTE] Try


Updated 8 days ago

Advice about preparing for the board exam - 36 Replies

I PASSED!!! Thank God! :D


Updated 8 days ago

PTA salaries nationwide - 479 Replies

[QUOTE who="MS in Bayville, New Jersey"]I'm currently in the Pre-Professional phase of PTA School. I live in NJ and know of PTA's starting out...


Updated 9 days ago

PT or PTA school - 177 Replies

Hello Everyone, I was wondering if there were any online/hybrid PTA schools? And if any are on the East Coast? Thank You!!

Adrienne Anglin

Updated 9 days ago

Virginia Study Partner - 3 Replies

Yes Courtney I still need a study partner! Getting ready for the July exam.

Study Npte

Updated 12 days ago

July NPTE review - 16 Replies

I am interested to study for npte for july/aug 2014.


Updated 13 days ago

Should I apply to a PTA program although I injured my back during my teenage years? - 1 Reply

Hi Rafael. I am a PTA student with back issues and I have had no problems thus far. Your PTA program should focus heavily on body mechanics and...


Updated 13 days ago

PTA and Vasovagal Syncope - 3 Replies

Sells I think you will be fine. I am currently in my inpatient rotation of PTA school and I have only run into the phlebotomist a few times (I've...


Updated 13 days ago

Salary for full time home health PTA (TX) - 167 Replies

SOS I am about to sign with Pediatric HOme health, what is the rate per visit when is Pediatric.... Thanks


Updated 18 days ago

Brown Mackie South Bend PTA Program - 5 Replies

I know im real late but what program did you end up going to? Im torn between going to brown mackie or traveling out of town to go to ivy tech but im...


Updated 18 days ago

Is There a True Demand for Physical Therapy Assistants? What are the Pros and Cons of this profession? - 67 Replies

Currently PTA can be a tough field. I am in it and work for a SNF. Way better pay with 10 bucks more an hour and then some. The medicare cuts to...


Updated 19 days ago

Physical therapy assistant - 3 Replies

I am 3 classes away from obtaining my AS degree which is the basics and such.I want to become a PTA, but meanwhile I want a short quick program, does...


Updated 19 days ago

To be a PTA: how long will it take? which school to go to in CHicago? - 97 Replies

Yes but back where I am from they did not offer PTA or any of that sort thats why I went that route undecided too. I guess I did waste my time, now I...

NASM Trainer

Updated 28 days ago

PTA and Personal Training - 14 Replies

[QUOTE who="anne in Florida"]Hi, There's any chance to study PT Aide online? I live in Miami and i am looking for an online accredited school to...


Updated 1 month ago

Future of PTA and Healthcare Reform - 309 Replies

I found this on my local Craigslist tonight. Reminds me of rc 311. If this isn't an ad for a massage therapist to act as an on-the-job trained PTA, I...


Updated 1 month ago

Is CSCS worth it for a PTA - 5 Replies

Sounds like I'm doing the same thing..BS Exercise Science did CPT CSCS..wanted to S&C at first..really enjoyed the field and the work that I did..but...


Updated 1 month ago

San Diego Mesa College PTA program! - 27 Replies

You still have to be pretty high up on their alternate list. I guess we will just have to wait and see.


Updated 1 month ago

how saturated is this field in Orange California region? - 3 Replies

Thank you Mary!


Updated 1 month ago

No Accreditation in Canada? - 215 Replies

Study and work program for Physiotherapists in Canada. Email me at


Updated 1 month ago

I GOT ACCEPTED!!! - 1 Reply


homosassa girl

Updated 1 month ago

A NON-CAPTE PTA PROGRAM IN MIAMI. What do you think? What choice do we have? Stduents Talks - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="PTA.Student in Miami, Florida"]Greetings, Well , I have read all the post that you have written and I can see a concern about the...


Updated 1 month ago

Is there anyone in NJ that is a PTA? - 3 Replies

Estrella I also attended the program in Newark. Just like you I wanted a career change. The program is challenging and there are lot of people...


Updated 1 month ago

Concorde career college PTA Program (North Hollywood campus) - 252 Replies

[QUOTE who="irenexyee in San Diego, California"]hi antonio! i know you wrote on this forum two years ago but how are things now. were you getting...


Updated 1 month ago

PTA - 3 Replies

hey sorry for the late response. Classes all start in the morning from like 8:30am to usually 2pm-ish. Every semester is different but you don't have...

Recent Grad

Updated 1 month ago

jumping back into PTA career - 22 Replies

I would contact your state board of physical therapy.


Updated 1 month ago

Is the Job Market Saturated? - 8 Replies

Thats awesome homosassa girl. Its encouraging to hear good news in the midst of all this gloomy talk. Hope you enjoy being a full time PTA.


Updated 1 month ago

PTA vs PT... Physical Therapy, a long term career? - 93 Replies

Hello Everyone! I am a recent grad with a B.S. in Economics. I do not wish to pursue this degree and am very interested in becoming a PTA. Will...

bobbie abbott

Updated 1 month ago

PTA versus OTA - 70 Replies

Which school did you graduate from?, I graduated last May, just paid today to take boards for OTA, kinda glad I have my PTA license to fall back on.


Updated 1 month ago

Physical Therapist Assistant- is it a waste of time or a good career? - 1053 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lauren in Joliet, Illinois"]I'm looking for a rewarding career where I can feel good about helping people without having to get into...


Updated 1 month ago

HFCC PTA Program (Michigan) - 9 Replies

Hi Misha, My name is Aneta, I just started taking classes at HFCC and would like to go into the PTA program. Right now I'm just taking the...


Physical Therapist Assistant- is this a good field to go into/

It seems like no matter where you look everyone says every career is "over saturated". I really wanted to go for Dental Hygienist but it seems like...

Recent Grad

Updated 1 month ago

Loma Linda PTA Program!? - 38 Replies

Not all PTs are "doctors". Some are practicing with bachelor's or master's degrees. Also, I think that the public sees a difference between a DPT an...


Updated 1 month ago

Saturation of PTA field/Job cuts due to Affordable Care Act - 8 Replies

This market is over crowded. Only travel jobs. PTA and unemployed


Updated 1 month ago

Possible to be a PTA with social anxiety...? - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="fightanxiety in Concord, North Carolina"]I am a New grad PTA and I have been working for about 3 weeks and have got a second PTA job PRN...


Updated 1 month ago

Physical Therapist with License for 2 States - 1 Reply

You can work in either state. You just have to pay for and keep up continuing ed requirements for both licenses.


Updated 1 month ago

Insight from thoses in the PTA program - 224 Replies

you should give the one in bradenton a shot Jason... the deadline is the 28th


Updated 1 month ago

What age do people retire from being a PTA? - 24 Replies

Be careful going onto the PTA program if you are older, especially in your early fifties. My wife has completed her school and has received her...


Updated 2 months ago

PTA for Mature students? - 100 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jon in Garvin, Oklahoma"]Hey, you'll be fine. Just use proper transfer skill and you'll be alright. If you do have a patient that is...


Updated 2 months ago

Having a Bachelors Degree as a PTA - 4 Replies

i have a psychology degree as well, and it definitely plays a critical role in rehab.


Updated 2 months ago

PTA salaries in Vermont and New Hampshire - 1 Reply

Hi: VT starting salaries for outpatient is $20-22/hr. VT has a much slower job market for PTAs since there are no PTA schools there -- you see a lot...


Updated 2 months ago

PTA or Message Therapy? Trying to become an actual PT!!!! - 2 Replies

Massage therapy, then maybe ATC and work in fitness industry or for a chiropractor. PTA is hard work and is saturated right now in many areas, plus...

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