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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.***

Jul 26, 2023

Are you looking for ways to improve your evaluation of athletes? What are 2-3 things you can add that can make a big difference in your clinical approach?

In this episode, I share 3 easy tips to include within your framework to gain buy-in from your athletes. If you’re a sports PT and you want to maximize your...

Jul 19, 2023

Physical therapists want to help athletes with wellness programs but often don’t know where to start or what to do. 

In this episode, I share how to successfully offer wellness programs for athletes who need support with performance programs and more. If you’re a sports PT and you want to take rehab with your...

Jul 12, 2023

What would I have changed earlier in my career as a sports PT? 

In this episode, I share three simple and effective tips to help clinicians avoid the mistakes I’ve made in my career in professional sports and beyond. If you’re a sports PT and you want to accelerate your career with less mistakes along the way,...

Jul 5, 2023

What does it take to become a successful sports PT? After mentoring sports PTs over the last decade, there are three critical things that separate the best PTs from everyone else.

In this episode, I share three things to focus on in your career path to become the sports PT you’ve always dreamed of. If you’re...