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Updated 1 day ago

Advice about preparing for the board exam - 115 Replies

[QUOTE who="bigg636 in muncie, Indiana"]Hello Scotty, can you please send me that info. Thanks very much for paying it forward. Gerald from...


Updated 2 days ago

Physical Therapist Assistant- is it a waste of time or a good career? - 1115 Replies

[QUOTE who="ron in Apopka, Florida"]What PTA are you talking about? I am a PTA and I started at 30/ hr fresh out of school! I am making 35/hr...

Vanj Evangelista

Updated 3 days ago

Moving in the USA - 18 Replies

Hi! I have a degree in Physical Therapy back in the Philippines but it's been a while (1997) and I didn't pass the license there and had a different...


Updated 3 days ago

Is CSCS worth it for a PTA - 6 Replies

Yeah same here. I'm currently working on my bachelor's in exercise science and I'm still trying to figure out whether to go the DPT or the PTA. I'm...

Jason 23

Updated 5 days ago

travel PTA average salary? - 226 Replies

Helo everyone I'm a new PTA I have a job offer in New York state as travelling PTA in Queens and Bronx area,but the offer is 575dollar for housing...


Updated 5 days ago

PTA Laws & Regs Jurisprudence Exam for Florida - 602 Replies

Hello, I am also wondering if anyone has the study guide available for the jurisprudence laws exams for PT's. Thank you,


Updated 9 days ago

question regarding california PTA license - 99 Replies

[QUOTE who="Gigi in Orlando, Florida"]How was the California law exam? I have scheduled to take it this week but was wondering what are the key...


Updated 10 days ago

Any Compassion left in PT or SNF? - 7 Replies

The problems you are seeing are quite common in the PT industry. I have a feeling a lot of it has to do with the way our younger generation was...


Updated 12 days ago

PTA Liscence Exam - 782 Replies

[QUOTE who="Holly in Phoenix, Arizona"]By the grace of God, I just passed my test! I used the Giles study book and took all those practice tests....


Updated 14 days ago

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

haha I don't have an answer but I was wondering about this too as I'm still a student. my professor's had to tell me to calm down with doing my own...


Updated 20 days ago

Miami: PTA is now a dead-end job. No shortage. No reimbuserments. Alternatives? - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Angevil in Hialeah, Florida"]Thank you very much for your input. I was going to say exactly the same thing. I don't think those websites...


Updated 26 days ago

Do other states experience low employment and lower wages for PTAs? - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="ellasmom in Skokie, Illinois"]Thank you for your reply, right now my biggest worry is finding ANY job in my field, not as much about...


Updated 29 days ago

Union County College NJ PTA program? - 12 Replies

No its


Updated 1 month ago

PTA School Difficulty - 44 Replies

I am also curious about the OTA program in NY that lost their accreditation? Which school is a "mess"? Considering PTA but after reading...

Kim Johnson

Updated 1 month ago

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

[QUOTE who="Naomi in London, United Kingdom"]I currently work for a top London hospital working as a physiotherapy assistant and would very much like...


Updated 1 month ago

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

[QUOTE who="PTA in Lexington, Kentucky"]Hi, Once you take the NPTAE and pass it is not hard to transfer your license to another state. Each state has...


Updated 1 month ago

Salary for full time home health PTA (TX) - 193 Replies

I'm looking to possibly move to a hot area for PTAs especially home health to pursue a high paying home health job. I'd imagine Texas is still a...


Updated 1 month ago

BA in Exercise Science for PTA? - 36 Replies

[QUOTE who="shahdeep in Toronto, Ontario"]Hi, I am just wondering. If you have a 4 year degree, then why would you be interested in becoming a PTA? I...


Updated 1 month ago

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

[QUOTE who="Nj in Elizabeth, New Jersey"]heyy!! I was reading your comments and I need some help lol. I just graduated HS. right now im taking Eng....


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/...


Updated 1 month ago


[QUOTE who="Susie in San Diego, California"]Hi Kerry, I just graduated from Gateway Community College in May. I moved to San Diego in July. I'm...


Updated 1 month ago

Is There a True Demand for Physical Therapy Assistants? What are the Pros and Cons of this profession? - 70 Replies

[QUOTE who="sassielady in Phoenix, Arizona"]Well, I did all my pre-req's and volunteer hours. I just applied and I am number 162 on the waitlist at...


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...



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...


Updated 2 months ago

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

Any update of jobs in florida?

PT in CA

Updated 2 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="Undecided in Meridian, Idaho"]I was pursuing PT for the past 5 yrs, and I still want to work in the PT field. Since reading all the...


Updated 2 months ago

No Accreditation in Canada? - 210 Replies

I have recently been laid off from a long standing office job and I really want to use this as an opportunity to change careers and get into health...


Updated 2 months ago

PTA salaries nationwide - 528 Replies

[QUOTE who="Davey in Austin, Texas"]That seems kind of low for Home Health in Texas. Are they paying you millage and travel time? I make 55/visit...


Updated 2 months ago

PTA salary inquiry - 20 Replies

I have been a PTA in OP, SNF and homecare since 1998.PTAs ( as great as we are)in no way call the shots.New PTAS will learn that the insurance...

SierraT in Austin, Texas

Updated 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 months ago

PAY - 26 Replies


Billings in Minden, Louisiana

Updated 4 months ago

Future of PTA and Healthcare Reform - 345 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...

PTAguy in Oange, California

Updated 4 months ago

Saturation of PTA field/Job cuts due to Affordable Care Act - 14 Replies

I am currently a PTA student and will graduate next May. I have seen a lot of gloomy talk about saturation in the field and drastic cuts of PTA's due...

cece5 in New York, New York

Updated 4 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 4 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...

Davey in Austin, Texas

Updated 4 months ago

Cerritos College PTA Application 2016 - 16 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...

Dawn in AK in Oakland, California

Updated 5 months ago

Why so little opportunity for PTAs to pursue the DPT? - 87 Replies

Just wondering what the rationale is. It only seems logical to allow PTAs, people who have experience in the field, advance over others that have...

mskolaczynski in Miami, Florida

Updated 5 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...

p_phelps in Weatherford, Texas

Updated 5 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 5 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...

rp in Sylmar, California

Updated 5 months ago

Transfer PTA license from New york to Gerogia - 1 Reply

Hello All, I'm currently licensed with NY state as a PTA and is looking to move to Georgia. I know i have to take the jurisprudence exam. I hold a...

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...

D.B in Houston, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

PTA change of career - 11 Replies

I have been a PTA for the past 5 years and I kind of want to change careers. But what can I do that I make the same amount of money that I won't...

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