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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.


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


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 ...


Looking at the history of physical therapy, from the beginning of patient treatment to the profession we know today.


Health Professions. Development of the Field of Physical Therapy. The field of physical therapy in modern times was established in Britain in the latter part of the ...


Physical medicine or physical therapy has very ancient origins. ... The history of all the constituents of physical medicine in the Netherlands in the 19th century is  ...


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


Professionals in the field are known as physical therapists. History... ... Physical therapy, also called physiotherapy, health profession that aims to improve ...