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Physical therapists are no strangers to reports. From patient evaluations and progress reports to papers and peer-reviewed research published in journals such as APTA’s PTJ: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Journal, written documentation both in and out of the clinic is part and parcel to the profession. PTs and PTAs alike spend much of their careers writing and reading reports. Most of the time, it’s an integral part of their daily work — to be handled as part of patient care or professional development.

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