Category: Physical Therapy Board

Bright Outlook for Physical Therapy Industry is No Stretch

Good news came recently for those currently in the physical therapy field or are preparing to be. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, the employment of physical therapists is expected to grow 28 percent from 2016 to 2026, which is considerably more robust than the average for all occupations, Forbes reported…

The Crack of the Bat, the Roar of the Crowd, and Ways to Stay in the Game

Yesterday was Opening Day 2018 for Major League Baseball (MLB), and the list of MLB players on the injured list is already long—25 for the Oakland A’s, L.A. Dodgers, L.A. Angels, San Diego Padres, and San Francisco Giants combined. How can there be so many injured players on the list on the first day of…

Learning to Box May Help Knock Out Parkinson’s Disease

Some people with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) have discovered an alternate form of therapy to improve their symptoms—boxing!  Not the Ali or Tyson type of boxing—we’re talking about fitness boxing. Though not a cure for Parkinson’s, non-combat fitness boxing is being recognized by many in the medical community as an alternate form of rehabilitation for the…

Now Online: Physical Therapy Board of California’s Strategic Plan

Check out the Physical Therapy Board’s (Board’s) recent accomplishments and goals for the upcoming years. Visit the Board’s website and download its 2014-2017 Strategic Plan. # # # The Physical Therapy Board regulates more than 27,000 licensees who practice physical therapy in California. The license status of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants can be…

Physical Therapist Agrees to Revocation of License

SACRAMENTO – A Southern California Physical Therapist has agreed to have his license revoked as part of a stipulated settlement with the Physical Therapy Board of California following his conviction on fraud charges. Eddie Choi’s license revocation will be effective March 11, 2015. In March 2013, Choi plead guilty to illegally paying others to refer…