I Am a Physical Therapist Assistant

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 28 People

    I Love My Job!!!

    I work as a recruiter for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants.....I LOVE my job! I enjoy talking to people all day long and feeling like I may have helped someone everyday. With the economy the way it is, so many people struggle to find good jobs and good...
    PWilliams PWilliams
    26-30, F
    Mar 23, 2009

    Looking for contacts

    and people to pick the brains of
    sirmarkwhite2 sirmarkwhite2
    22-25, M
    Oct 3, 2015

    What Should I Charge?

    I live in los angeles. Can we discuss salaries? Why does indeed.com say we are getting an average of $78,000. per year. I have to be honest I'm not getting that. Also are DPTs getting $65. per hour? Does that sound right? Let me know if you guys know anything about various...
    ibbypta ibbypta
    61-65, F
    Aug 18, 2013

    Pta School

    I am in school to be a PTA. I am almost done with my first semester and I have to answer some questions. I can't find them when i research the question. I need a list of personal characteristics or qualities that are necessary to be a PTA. Can anyone help me? I can come up with...
    jenjen311lover jenjen311lover
    1 Response Nov 19, 2012


    I have to take my text in a month. What advices do you guys give me... :)
    PtaPR PtaPR
    31-35, F
    Sep 27, 2012

    I Love My Job...

    I work in a small community hospital as a P.T. Assistant. I help those who are in the hospital, for whatever reason, to get up and get moving. I LOVE my job, and I look forward to going to work every day. I may not look forward to the getting up out of bed part, but by the time I...
    jessi1031 jessi1031
    26-30, F
    11 Responses Oct 9, 2007

    Have A Couple Questions If Anyone Can Help...

    Hi assistants... I hope you can answer a couple questions for me. Lately, my leg has been a little numb, and I'm wondering if it's dying from atrophy... and secondly, what's a good way to build that muscle back up? Do PTA's have any training in nerve impulse therapy or...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71
    41-45, M
    Jul 10, 2013

    Need Pta In Springfield, Ma

    I wondered if there are any PTA's out there who would love to live in a city, but also be surrounded by towns that are in/near the mountains for hiking, skiing, etc? I have a great opening in Springfield, MA, half-way between Sturbridge Village and the Berkshire Mountains...
    sabrejobs sabrejobs
    Aug 6, 2010


    I am in college for physical therapy with a minor in exercise science, but am transfering to a 2 year college to become a PTA i have no idea what to expect really once I go to school, the interning, and once i get in the job field. Can anyone give me any info about getting...
    malibu12 malibu12
    5 Responses Apr 8, 2009

    Hi, I am looking for a physical therapist

    or a PTA to get information! I am currently a student at a 2 year technical college .I was originally going for nursing school in 2006 but was diagnosed with an eye disease in 2008. It has taken me many years to figure out what I want to do after my eye disease and I had to cope...
    Candik0817 Candik0817
    26-30, F
    Sep 27, 2014

    I Need Some Advice If Anyone Can Give Any.

    my grandpa is pulling the pity me card. He purposefully makes it so he cant walk by manipulating his physical therapist. No one in my family, not even his physical therapist thinks anything is wrong with his except his age. Im about to get yelled at by my uncle cause some how...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 11, 2012

    Aspiring Pta

    I have been interested in Physical Therapy as a child when my Grandmother fell and broke her wrist. I remember the people in that office was so nice and caring to her. It was a very laid back and a relaxed environment. I just applied to a community college for PTA. I would love...
    harleygirl92188 harleygirl92188
    18-21, F
    Apr 8, 2010
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