I want to become a physical therapist.

Hello, I'm Jomar and I'm 17. I'm in my last year of high school and I want to become a physical therapist. I applied to numerous schools already. However, I'm a little anxious or worried about the path I should take. What is the best subject to major in college? Would kinesiology or exercise science be the best options? Also, as you all may know a docotorate is required in order to practice. Would going to a 6 yr. DPT program be the better option, or would getting a 4 yr bachelor's then applying to 3 years of graduate school be better? The problem I have with the 6 yr. DPT is that its mainly at private colleges that cost a lot of money in order to attend. Also theyre a lot smaller, no name colleges. At public universities it's much cheaper, however, it'll take longer. I need some guidance!

Posted By Jo on January 04, 2010 at 20:42:06:

Helps strengthen the kneecap mechanism by applying pressure on the tendon above the kneecap as well. This tends to reduce the forces of the quadriceps on the patella tendon and erosion of the under surface of the kneecap due to a possible misalignment of the quadriceps (Q-angle).

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