Physicians like Hippocrates and later Galen are believed to have been the first
practitioners of physical therapy, advocating massage, ...
Nov 20, 2015 ... Physical therapists formed their first professional association in 1921, called the
American Women's Physical Therapeutic Association. Led by ...
Historical perspective of physical therapy. American Physical Therapy
Association (APTA). APTA specializations. Vision 2020. Six key elements of
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 ...
Physical therapy practice in the United States evolved around two major
historical events: the poliomyelitis epidemics of the 1800s through the 1950s and
The field of physical therapy in modern times was established in Britain in the
latter part of the 19th century. Shortly thereafter American orthopedic surgeons ...
Early history of physical therapy- In the year 460 BC, Hippocrates introduced the
idea of manual manipulation for pain relief.
Physical medicine or physical therapy has very ancient origins. ... The history of
all the constituents of physical medicine in the Netherlands in the 19<sup>th</sup> century is
Chapter 3: Physical Therapy Clinical Practice. In these three chapters, we will
discuss the history of rehabilitation treatments including therapeutic exercises,
Jan 18, 2016 ... Professionals in the field are known as physical therapists. History... ... Physical
therapy, also called physiotherapy, health profession that aims ...