40+ Best Physical Therapy Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Physical therapy (PT), also known as physiotherapy, is one of the allied health professions that, by using evidence-based kinesiology, exercise prescription, health education, mobilization, electrical and physical agents, treats acute or chronic pain, movement and physical impairments resulting from injury, trauma or illness typically of musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, neurological and endocrinological origins. Profoundly inspirational physical therapy quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Physical Therapy Quotes

That which enhances performance, prevents injury. Larry Hamilton

I chose PT because I wanted to fuse my love of science and biomechanics with the ability to be on the frontlines of hands-on patient care. Ben Fung

Mind control is built on lies and manipulation of attachment needs. Valerie Sinason

Whenever things are not resolving with reasonable intervention one must think of two things: either the injury was severe or the diagnosis is incorrect. The Gait Guys

Human anatomy is a consequence of function. Serge Gracovetsky

It is my hope that I can help women to better understand their bodies and empower them to be strong advocates for themselves when they approach their healthcare providers. Dr. Ann Wendal

That awkward moment at Physical Therapy when you’ve completely lost count of your reps. Anonymous

Strength training is co-ordination training against resistance. Frans Bosch

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Athletes (/patients) who understand the ‘why’ are more likely to buy into your ‘how’. Altis

It’s not the load that breaks an individual down. It’s the load they are not prepared for. Tim Gabbett

If you think lifting weights is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous. Bret Contreras

You can find hope in despair. Dwell on positive thoughts. Lailah Gifty Akita

It’s not just what pain is. It’s what it means to that person. Sarah Haag

The notion of ‘bad’ movement patterns is a danger to the spontaneity of our existence. Louis Gifford

Movement Principles produce movement techniques . Ido Portal

The relationship between pain and the state of the tissues becomes weaker as pain persists. Lorimer Moseley

Each body is different. Therefore each rehabilitation must be different. Joerg Teichmann

Physical therapy has a high burnout rate. The long hours of intense one on one time is emotionally fatiguing. And while we universally love our patients, there’s always one rotten apple in the bunch who just breaks you down. Adele Levine

PTs deal in human movement quite frequently. But, we remain skeptical that attempts to create a human movement system will contribute meaningfully to education, research, clinical practice, or advocacy efforts. Kyle Ridgeway

Being physically healthy is not expensive! Being injured is. So prevent injuries! Joerg Teichmann

Amazing Physical Therapy Quotes

As you identify dysfunctional movement patterns, you should understand that for some reason or another these patterns have been learned and reinforced, or they would not be present. Grey Cook

I am proud we declared the degree a doctorate. Still work to do, but I don’t think the reasons people gripe about the DPT are the reasons they’re unhappy. Find a network. Expand your professionalism and advocacy. Always get smarter. Eric Robertson

All the material wealth cannot be substituted for the spiritual, physical, emotion and mental well-being. Lailah Gifty Akita

Let’s not wait for perfect conditions to begin. Let’s begin to make perfection conditions for a healthy physical condition Joerg Teichmann

Health is the greatest strength. Lailah Gifty

Effective reassurance is a bloody good pain killer Louis Gifford

A physical therapist does some unbelievable stretching with me. Brian O’Driscoll

While I think men and women are equal, they are also different and I think it’s inevitable and I don’t think it’s a bad thing at all that we always have, say, more women doing things like physiotherapy and an enormous number of women simply doing housework. Tony Abbott

I had a bad back for a couple of years. I had to do a lot of physiotherapy for it. What I couldn’t understand at the time was why the therapists had me doing a lot of stomach work. Hugh Jackman

I like going to the gym every day because I’m in physiotherapy every day. Daniel Craig

I’d always had an interest in physiotherapy and psychology. Bob Paisley

Even the physical therapist, who until that day has been seen as an unwelcome tormentor, is pulled into the picture. Adele Levine

Having a limp is okay, probably cool, if you are a desk jockey working from home, but poor publicity if you are a physical therapist. Adele Levine

No class in physical therapy school prepared me to counsel a patient dealing with a life-changing injury. Adele Levine

Whenever I saw a person I couldn’t place, I quickly looked at their legs – as if that would help me identify them. Adele Levine

One patient got up and used his wound care supplies to tape his hospital door shut. Adele Levine

Physical therapy has a high burnout rate. The long hours of intense one-on-one time is emotionally fatiguing. Adele Levine

While we universally love our patients, there’s always one rotten apple in the bunch who just breaks you down. Adele Levine

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