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The December-January issue of APTA Magazine contained two pieces that caught my eye. Both were in reaction to an Aug. 20 member-authored Viewpoint titled "Combatting Sexism and Racism."

The first piece, authored by a member and fellow PT, was a direct and strongly worded perspective that put it about as plainly as possible: "Physical therapy has a diversity problem."

The Viewpoint piece immediately following that, titled “Another Perspective on Sexism and Racism," took a different tack. The author, also a fellow member, shared his experiences as a PT in the U.S. military system as well as his experiences as a private practitioner, all of which included leaders and patients of diverse backgrounds.

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