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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.***

May 31, 2023

Have you ever felt overwhelmed trying to master all aspects of clinical care - documentation, manual therapy, exercise progressions, taping, bracing, etc? Do you want to an easy, clear way to streamline your professional growth as a sports PT?

In this episode, I share the framework that successful sports PT throughout...

May 24, 2023

Do you find yourself stuck when treating specific regions of the body or managing tough cases? Do you feel like you’re missing something that will improve your outcomes but you don’t know what it is?

If so, you’re in luck! In this episode, I share two very different patients/athletes and how to manage their...

May 17, 2023

Want to improve patient outcomes by doing one simple thing? The good news is…it will take you five minutes to do it within treatment sessions. 

In this episode, I share how PTs are sabotaging patient outcomes and they don’t even know it. If you’re a sports PT and you want to maximize your outcomes with athletes,...

May 10, 2023

Do you find it easy to get patients better quickly? Are you looking for the next challenge in your career? Or, are you able to get outcomes but quickly but want to know how to ensure your outcomes are consistently high?

In this episode, I share the danger of being a good sports PT and what 2-3 things will happen if...

May 3, 2023

This is my BIGGEST recommendation for new grads and established clinicians! 

In this episode, I share how to stay focused in your career so you don’t get lost in random CEU courses and lost without mentorship. If you’re a sports PT and want to make sure you’re on the right path, you need to tune into this episode....