Physical Therapy Assistant Guide

Welcome to the PTA Guide, a physical therapy assistant education & career resource. We have everything you need to become a licensed PTA in your state. A few of the helpful things that you'll find here are information resources by state such as tools and info on PTA Schools, PTA license requirements, PTA Jobs, PTA salary data for states & major cities.
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WOW #17: Tricep Dip Workout

Work Out Wednesday #17 - Tricep Dips Exercise Dips are a great exercise for naturally developing all 3 heads of your tricep muscle as well as your deltoids (front of your shoulder). Dips can also be modified to target your pectorals (chest) muscles. Dips are a great functional exercise that helps athletes build strength and pushing power which is used in many sports. As a physical therapist ... READ MORE

WOW #16: Box Jump Workout

Work Out Wednesday #16 - Box Jump Exercise Box jumps are a fun exercise that target your all of your leg muscles as well as your core. You will be working your glutes, hamstrings, calves, quads, and abs as well as your low back. Box jumps are an engaging exercise that require a lot of focus otherwise you could get inured. Box jumps are fun to perform and you can work your way up from a low ... READ MORE

WOW #15: Kettlebell or Dumbbell Snatch Workout

Work Out Wednesday #15 - Kettlebell or Dumbbell Snatch Exercise Nowadays most people don't need complete overhead shoulder mobility. So, this movement is lost as our bodies adapt to not using it. In order to keep overhead shoulder mobility you must nourish the movement. You may not even realize how much mobility you have lost, many people don't. This can be a problem when you first start out ... READ MORE

WOW #14: Toes to Bar Workout

Work Out Wednesday #14 - Toes to Bar Exercise Toes to bar are a great movement for athletes to learn, so PTAs working with athletes should be teaching their patients how to properly perform the toes to bar exercise. Toes to bar will help athletes gain more overhead shoulder mobility and strength, as well as increased core strength and improved hip mobility. Overall it is a terrific exercise that ... READ MORE