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Minority membership in APTA and minority enrollment in PT and PTA education programs are rising. As physical therapy mirrors ever more closely, racially and ethnically, the nation it serves, what are the implications for patients and clients, the profession, and society?
There are many techniques for increasing the value of your practice.
Physical therapists who speak out on behalf of patients with disabilities are loud and clear about their message: It’s the right thing to do.
It’s all about action.
When a patient’s decision necessitates weighing the pro (bono)s and cons.
Does the regulatory designator “PT” sufficiently serve a doctoring profession in the making? If not, what does?
Our cover story, “Coloring the Future: Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Physical Therapy,” addresses the question: “As the profession continues to more closely resemble America in racial and ethnic composition, what are the foreseeable effects on physical therapy and the lives of those it touches?” One result, the article later suggests, is “a critical mass builds for physical therapy’s geographic and scientific expansion, with implications for everything from research to reimbursement.”
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