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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.

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***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.***

Jul 31, 2021

If you're a new grad and you're interested in becoming a sports physical therapist, these tips are critical to your personal and professional growth in your first few years of practice. Tune in to this episode to learn why. Enjoy! 

Are you a physical therapist or physiotherapist looking for tips, tools, and strategies...

Jul 24, 2021

Have you been guilty of claiming to get a patient pain-free, only to have them return with continued pain? Have you been frustrated by their recurring injuries and question what you're missing? After working with athletes of all levels over the last decade, I've realized pain-free does not exist. Tune in to this episode...

Jul 17, 2021

Do you find yourself stuck trying to blend the art and science of PT? If you've had limited results with your treatment skills after taking continuing education courses and you're asking yourself "what am I missing?", this episode is for YOU. I share my experiences treating professional athletes and mentoring PTs...

Jul 10, 2021

Have you ever questioned if you still love what you do? If you find yourself stuck in a rut or if you want to avoid feeling this need to tune into this episode. I share my experiences to keep you on the right track as a PT.  

Are you a physical therapist or physiotherapist looking for tips, tools, and...

Jul 3, 2021

If you're a physical therapist and want to pay down student debt or credit card debt while saving to buy your first need to tune into this episode. I interview certified financial advisor, Stephen Mulholland, to address common questions every physical therapist has when it comes to investing and financial...