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February 5, 2013

Soaring demand for physical therapists

  • Physical therapist assistants, physical therapist aides and physical therapists all rank in the 20 fastest-growing occupations from 2010 to 2020.
    The Spokesman-Review

    SPOKANE — One of Brian Cronin's physical therapy clients is in her 80s and is still skiing. Another is middle-aged, recovering from a water skiing injury. Another is a middle-school-age girl with Olympic gymnast dreams.

    Cronin is the co-owner of U-District Physical Therapy, which started eight years ago, focused on sports-related therapy for high school and college athletes. With an aging, yet increasingly active population, Cronin has seen his business and the physical therapy industry expand.

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