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Physical therapy - Wikipedia


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

APTA History - American Physical Therapy Association


Physical therapists formed their first professional association in 1921, called the American Women's Physical Therapeutic Association. Led by President Mary ...

Eugene Physical Therapy | History of Physical Therapy


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.

The Evolution of Physical Therapy - Jones & Bartlett Learning


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

A Brief History of Physical Therapy - Life Fitness 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 ...

History of Physical Therapy - Physiotherapy Treatment


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

Development of the Field of Physical Therapy


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  ...

Roots of Physical Medicine, Physical Therapy, and Mechanotherapy ...


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  ...

physical therapy | Britannica.com


Jan 18, 2016 ... Professionals in the field are known as physical therapists. History... ... Physical therapy, also called physiotherapy, health profession that aims ...

History | Professional Physical Therapy


In 1998, three Physical Therapists opened Professional Physical Therapy's first- ever doors in Bayside, Queens. After years of working at a publicly traded ...