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CourtneyMae23 in Pennsylvania

Updated 3 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 3 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 3 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...

Estheticspro in California

Updated 4 months ago

Any Compassion left in PT or SNF? - 6 Replies

I'm a massage therapist who had back surgery and now work at a SNF as an aide.I absolutely LOVE the residents but the lack of compassion by the...

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

Updated 4 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 4 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 4 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...

lgriffin in Lafayette, Louisiana

Updated 4 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 4 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 5 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...

Angevil in Hialeah, Florida

Updated 5 months ago

Any jobs in Miami, Fort Lauderdale?| Physical Therapist Assistant 2016 future jobs? - 8 Replies

I don't want to invest time and money just to not getting any job. I've read some gloomy comments and that's discouraging. I ended up picking PTA...

PT in CA in Hacienda Heights, California

Updated 5 months ago

PTA vs PT... Physical Therapy, a long term career? - 117 Replies

I'm looking to get some comments from currently practicing PTs and PTAs. As you probably know it takes for the most part 7 years to become a PT now...

SierraT in Austin, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

PTA rates in Austin TX - 1 Reply

I am a PTA looking to move to Austin, TX soon and was wondering what kind of rates I can expect there. I'm looking for hourly for SNF and home health...

MrChase in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 6 months ago

Kicked out of PTA school.. - 9 Replies

Okay so I didn't exactly get kicked out, but I had to withdraw from the local community college program. I had a 77.4 in kinesiology and anything...

Freebird96 in Winter park, Florida

Updated 6 months ago

PTA versus OTA - 75 Replies

After a few years getting the prereq's out of the way I didn't get in to PTA school because too many people applied. I'm considering looking into...

Kaur in Hayward, California

Updated 7 months ago

pta licensure exam review course - 1421 Replies

I have failed the Texas licensure exam twice and am having a difficult time finding tutoring, review courses that don't cost an arm and a leg, or...

Jkneese in Missoula, Montana


Hello, I am looking into applying to PTA schools in Denver. Out of the 3 accredited schools, PIMA, Concorde, Arapahoe CC, which is best? Which has...

sierraamber in Potsdam, New York

Updated 7 months ago

PAY - 26 Replies


Billings in Minden, Louisiana

Updated 7 months ago

Future of PTA and Healthcare Reform - 344 Replies

I hear contradicting information regarding the future of PTA. The bls projects great growth for the profession in the future. I've also heard that...

cece5 in New York, New York

Updated 7 months ago

What age do people retire from being a PTA? - 32 Replies

I'm looking to go back to school to be a PTA, but I am already in my early 30's so will be in my mid 30's when I graduate. I am very physically fit...

smoovelime in Hollywood, Florida

Is there any school that wont screw me over?

Is there??

rhonda in Baltimore, Maryland

30 year felony

my felony conviction was in 1985 i want to get my pta certification will i be denied because of my felony conviction

rhonda in Baltimore, Maryland

30 year felony

my felony conviction was in 1985 i want to get my pta certification will i be denied because of my felony conviction

DeeMan in Edmond, Oklahoma

Updated 8 months ago

PTA salary - 27 Replies

Hi, I live near Chicago and Im going into the pta field. I wanted to know what to expect for starting pay and after a few years of experience. Ive...

mskolaczynski in Miami, Florida

Updated 8 months ago

Military PTA - 17 Replies

Is there anyone out there who is a PTA in the military? I'm currently a traveler PTA, but I figure being in the military would offer a much better...

Autumn in Pico Rivera, California

Updated 8 months ago

Cerritos College PTA Application 2016 - 14 Replies

Hi everyone, I just recently apply for the cerritos pta program for the upcoming fall 2016. I wanted to know who else apply and get some guidance and...

p_phelps in Weatherford, Texas

Updated 9 months ago

Getting a CSCS - 7 Replies

So I start PTA school next spring and I already have a bachelor's degree (not in any kind of health science) So I'm technically able to get a...

Chris in Huntington Beach, California

Updated 9 months ago

Cerritos college PTA acceptance? - 70 Replies

Hello!!! I applied this year for the PTA program that will start in the fall 12. I was wondering if anyone else has applied there and if they have...

Nandni in Mississauga, Ontario

Ota pta

Hi guys I am planning to start school this fall and i have two programs in mind 1) is ota pta course but i dnt know if humber college is a good...

LMT in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 9 months ago

Is RC 3-11 only starting investigation in July 2012? - 69 Replies

Or is it allowing massage therapists, athletic trainers, and aids to do therapy in July 2012?


Updated 9 months ago

PTA & MILITARY - 1 Reply

I have a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and am currently enrolled in a PTA program. I was wondering what my options were with the Army/Air...

Jtaylor in Sallisaw, Oklahoma


Has anyone taken either the Therapy Team, Therapy Ed, or PT Final Exam review course? I am wanting to take the test one last time and need to find s...

PD in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

NPTE for PTA's

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NH in New York, New York

Updated 10 months ago

What was your GPA that got you accepted into PTA Program? - 3 Replies

Hello all. Currently my GPA is in good standing at about 3.5 give or take. I just wanted to know out of curiosity, what was the GPA score that got...

Jeremy in Springdale, Arkansas

Updated 10 months ago

Concorde career college PTA Program (North Hollywood campus) - 268 Replies

Hi, I was wondering if any of you PTA students are actually in the North Hollywood Campus taking the actual course right now. Would like to know how...

NEWGRADPTA in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 10 months ago

Communication Issues and Practical Nerves! - 3 Replies

Hello all, I am wrapping up 2nd semester of my PTA program and heading into the big 1st clinical. To this point I have been doing quite well,...

JennG in Irvine, California

Want to travel with family.

I'd like some help making a smart decision about starting a traveling PTA job with my husband and 2 kids in tow. Weve already discussed home...

Mark in Buffalo, New York

Updated 11 months ago

Pta salary - 1 Reply

I'm studying to become PTA. My pta school starts next year. I live in an where I have easy commute to MD or DC. My question is, do PTA make...

PD in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Florida jurisprudence exam practice


ndnj in Red Bank, New Jersey

Updated 11 months ago

Currently on PTI, can I still go to PTA school? - 7 Replies

Hey folks. I am currently on the PTI (pre-trial intervention) program lasting about 6 months. The arrest will be pulled up looking into my record but...

lsfpta in Katy, Texas

SUbjects to prepare on

Hello all very excited to say I'll be starting Pta school in the fall. Was wondering about stuff I could try to refresh on and know before I start...

Desperatetopass in Smithtown, New York

Deperate to know how to prepared for my state Board EXAM OF PHYSICAL THERAPY ASST.

Last year I took the state Board I didn't pass it do to not well prepared. This year 2016 , I plan to pass my test in October. Please I would like to...

p_phelps in Weatherford, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

PTA vs Rad Tech - 7 Replies

I'm going crazy over trying to figure out which program I should go into. I have been accepted into both at my local college, but I need help...

Joan in South Jordan, Utah

Updated 11 months ago

Wound Care as a PTA - 16 Replies

I've read these forums alot and Many PTS's talk about areas of work..such as SNF, outpatient, homehealth ect... Im interested in wound care. Is this...

Tammy, PTA/ATC/CSCS in Orlando, Florida

Updated 11 months ago

Know of any PTAs who are Certified Lymphedema Therapists? - 5 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...

cyndi_L45 in Pomona, California

Updated 11 months ago

San Diego Mesa College PTA program! - 64 Replies

Hi everyone! I was wondering if anyone has applied to the PTA program for this year (2012). If so, have you heard anything from the school? I...

cyndi_L45 in Pomona, California

Suggestions on what to do to become a PTA with low GPA and little experience in medical/PT field

Hi everyone! this is my concern right now. I only decided to go into the PT field like a year ago, but i don't think i've ever been so passionate...

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