Whether they're treating injured athletes, wounded veterans, hip-replacement patients, or countless others, physical therapists play an important role in our health care system. Readers will discover what skills and personality traits physical therapists need, what sort of training the profession requires, and what a physical therapist's daily routine can look like. Providing lots of highly practical and specific information regarding educational requirements, coursework, networking and job search strategies, and pathways for professional development, advancement, and lifelong learning, this is a great resource for teens and young adults exploring their career options.