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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.***

Sep 24, 2021

Does your choice of PT school impact your future career? Do some PT schools offer better job opportunities? In this episode, I share my opinion on the topic and share my personal story of how my PT school impacted my career path in pro sports. Enjoy!


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Sep 16, 2021

Do you feel confident progressing athletes from an acute injury back to sport in a short timeline? Do you want more confidence making return to sport decisions? If so, this podcast is perfect for you. Tune in to learn my step-by-step progressions to help athletes transition safely back to sport after MCL injuries....

Sep 11, 2021

Do you struggle with treating patients with SIJ pain? Do you find yourself stuck with your assessment or treatment strategies? In this episode, I share the strategies I use with professional athletes. Enjoy!


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Sep 4, 2021

Do you want to work with more pro athletes? Or do you find yourself stuck tailoring sessions to higher-level athletes? If so, this episode is perfect for you.

In this episode, I share THREE critical tips to set you up for success when treating pro athletes. Enjoy!


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