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The Sports Physical Therapy Academy Podcast

Are you a healthcare or fitness professional looking for tips, tools, and strategies to work with more athletes, become a sports specialist or get a job in a sports you can finally enjoy the career that you’ve always dreamed of? If so, you’re in the right place...this podcast is for you. Your host is Dr. Chris Garcia, a physical therapist, business owner, entrepreneur, nationally recognized public speaker, and residency-trained sports specialist. 

Dr. Chris Garcia, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, USAW has worked in professional sports and traveled around the world working with elite athletes throughout his career, and he’s learned a lot of lessons along the way. He created this podcast to share his experiences and give you everything you need to know to help YOU become a sports expert. Dr. Chris Garcia talks about everything from sports rehab and injury prevention to developing athletic performance and the path to getting your dream job...even if it is in professional sports.

If you want to become a sports expert so you can finally enjoy the career you’ve always dreamed of, visit


***DISCLAIMER: This content is for educational & informational use only and & does not constitute medical advice. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice or medical recommendations, diagnosis, or treatment. Please consult with a qualified medical professional for proper evaluation & treatment, or beginning any exercises or activity in this content. Dr. Chris Garcia and The Sports PT Academy Podcast are not responsible for any harm caused by the use of this content.***

Apr 24, 2021

In this episode, I discuss my story in sports residency and the process of choosing which program was best for me.

I hope my personal story helps my listeners decide what is best or not the best for them. Use my experiences as a guide for what you eventually pursue. 

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Apr 17, 2021

In today's episode, I discuss the 4 important qualities to look for in your next mentor. 

Having experience as both a mentee and mentor, these are the qualities that have helped me find the right people in my professional career.

Now it's time to find yours! 

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Apr 10, 2021

In this episode, I answer and discuss the questions I get from so many people regarding my style of treatment.

Come tune in to hear how my treatment approach changed through my experience working with professional athletes. 

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Apr 3, 2021

In this episode, I sit down with Kenshin, an intern who recently became a team member of CG. Listen in on what attracted Kenshin to this company and most importantly what made him stay.

We discuss the importance of one's contribution to a company and the factors of professional growth that begin with their passion and...