RET Physical Therapy & Healthcare Specialists in APTA Magazine for PT’s Unusual Path into the Profession
Unusual Paths to the Profession
Becoming a physical therapist can involve many twists and turns.
The path to becoming a physical therapist isn’t always simple or direct. Among the PTs profiled in this article, one designed and built furniture after seriously considering marine biology. Another was a Broadway performer and a Rockette. Another explored music, teaching, and even criminal justice before embracing physical therapy. And even those who had an early goal of becoming a PT found that the path had a few detours along the way.