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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.***

Aug 28, 2021

Why did you enter your professional PT career? Do you still have the same passion? I share my personal story of why I became a physical therapist...and it all started when I was 14 years old. And my passion is STRONGER than ever! Tune in to this episode to learn more. Enjoy!


Aug 21, 2021

Are you confident you can help patients return to ADLs, full return to sport, and 100% full recovery via a subjective report? Can you confidently predict soft tissue healing timelines for acute, chronic, and post-operative cases? 

If you’ve ever struggled with gauging healing timelines, this podcast is for you. I...

Aug 14, 2021

Have you ever wondered why some of the best sports PTs are good at their craft? In this episode, I explain the FOUR most important qualities I see in some of the world's best physical therapists. Enjoy!

Are you a physical therapist or physiotherapist looking for tips, tools, and strategies to work with more...

Aug 7, 2021

Do you want to treat athletes at a world event like the Olympics? Have you ever wondered what's like to be a physical therapist and travel with professional athletes? If so, this episode is for YOU. Enjoy! 

Are you a physical therapist or physiotherapist looking for tips, tools, and strategies to work with more...