PT Identity Crisis: What PTs actually do. Opinion.
Let’s address what I eluded to in my introductory blog: the PT identity crisis. Spoiler alert!! Conclusion: If you catch and treat movement issues early, it stops arthritis, and thus negates the need for surgery. The ultimate purpose of physical therapy is to save you from a preventable surgery. Now let’s work toward that grandiose and sweeping statement. It seems that in general, people in pain ignore it until it stops them from doing something they care about. When asked, w