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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physical_therapy

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

www.apta.org/History

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 ...

www.eugenept.com/history.html

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.

www.lifefitnesspt.com/blog/physical-therapy-2/a-brief-history-of-physical-therapy

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 ...

www.jblearning.com/samples/0763740691/40691_CH01_FINAL.pdf

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

www.physiotherapy-treatment.com/history-of-physical-therapy.html

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

beckerexhibits.wustl.edu/mowihsp/health/PTdevel.htm

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  ...

www.questia.com/library/journal/1P3-571060931/the-history-of-physical-therapy-practice-in-the-united

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

www.britannica.com/topic/physical-therapy

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

samples.jbpub.com/9780763781309/81309_CH01_FINAL.pdf

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