The School of Physical Therapy at the University of Lynchburg provides comprehensive education and training for students interested in pursuing careers in physical therapy. The highly regarded institution offers a three-year Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program which is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, or CAPTE. U.S. News and World Report has ranked the program among the “Best Physical Therapy Programs” in the country.
One unique feature of Lynchburg’s School of Physical Therapy is the University of Lynchburg Community Health Center. This health clinic is organized and run by students, and is designed to provide clinical experiences for students while also supporting under or uninsured people in the local community. It offers a wide range of services, including orthopedic rehabilitation, sports medicine, geriatric rehabilitation, and other forms of physical therapy.
The School of Physical Therapy also offers a variety of continuing education opportunities for practicing physical therapists. These programs are designed to help therapists stay up to date with the latest research and techniques in the field of physical therapy, ensuring they can provide high-quality care to their patients.
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