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Are there differences between a physical therapist and a sports physical therapist?

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Dr. Robert Coats II
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: More specialized!

Both therapist recieve the same basic training, but the sports therapist focuses on sports injuries and associated rehabilitation.
They are usually part of a team which takes care of athletes, composed of orthopaedic surgeons and athletic trainers.

In brief: More specialized!

Both therapist recieve the same basic training, but the sports therapist focuses on sports injuries and associated rehabilitation.
They are usually part of a team which takes care of athletes, composed of orthopaedic surgeons and athletic trainers.
Dr. Robert Coats II
Dr. Robert Coats II
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