Why Physical Therapists Need Physical Therapy

I wrote a guest post for Dr. Erson Religioso, DPT on Why Physical Therapists Need Physical Therapy. Here’s a preview:

Until recently, I didn’t consider seeing a fellow Physio for any other reason than necessity – pain, injury, etc. However, curiosity got the best of me, and I signed up for a few PT sessions and learned more than I expected. Here are my Top 5 Lessons so far.

Prima – every physio should know what it’s like to be a patient. Let’s drop the fact that you are a physio and might quietly (or not!) critique your care. View it purely from the perspective of a patient looking to return to full function: running, walking, sex, lifting, etc.

Here’s how Jill Baugh put it: “Only way to know if we get good care is to know if we get good care.

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