What is it like being a physical therapist in the army?

I've become very interested in the physical therapy program for the army. I was just wondering what it is like? How is it different from being PT outside of the military other than the obvious? What does being on reserve mean or ROTC? Would i still have to talk to a recruiter? How does that all work? I honestly don't know much so please be as descriptive as you can : / It would help a lot!! Thank you so much if anyone can help!! :)

Asked By: - 2/29/2012
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Physical Therapy in the Army is about like being a PT on the outside - one that works mostly with young people and sports injuries instead of the very old / young... More
Answered By: SMBR - 2/29/2012
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I am a regular medic, but for a while out brigade PT didnt have an actual PT tech (N9) so i filled in. In the Army there isnt a whole lot of room for healing time and the Army isnt too awesome about letting you rest when your injured ... a good amount of our patients end up with chapter paper work or medical boards due... More
Answered By: Suraj - 3/2/2012
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