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Physicians like Hippocrates and later Galen are believed to have been the first practitioners of physical therapy, advocating massage, ...


Jan 10, 2017 ... The association's membership swelled to 8,000 and the number of physical therapy education programs across the US increased from 16 to 39 ...


Here is a current review of the HISTORY OF PHYSICAL THERAPY. If you travel far back in time you will find forms of physiotherapy used centuries ago.


Feb 25, 2015 ... A Brief History of Physical Therapy. history-physical-therapy Physical therapy is a well-established and well-known branch of the medical field ...


Historical perspective of physical therapy. American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). APTA specializations. Vision 2020. Six key elements of Vision 2020.


Early history of physical therapy- In the year 460 BC, Hippocrates introduced the idea of manual manipulation for pain relief.


The field of physical therapy in modern times was established in Britain in the latter ... Women were recruited to assist orthopedic surgeons in restoring physical  ...


Physical therapy practice in the United States evolved around two major historical events: the poliomyelitis epidemics of the 1800s through the 1950s and the ...


physical therapy: health profession that aims to improve movement and mobility in persons with compromised physical functioning. ... History of physical therapy.


Chapter 3: Physical Therapy Clinical Practice. In these three chapters, we will discuss the history of rehabilitation treatments including therapeutic exercises, and ...