As a physical therapist, you probably know that a certain amount of stress is part of the job. Keeping your productivity levels high while trying to stay focused might be causing burnout at work. You are not alone. Some degree of exhaustion is common for both new and experienced physical therapists. However, there are measures you can put in place to help you avoid burnout as a physical therapist.
Physical therapy will continue to be a growing field with an excellent career outlook due to a rise in sedentary lifestyles, an aging population, steady growth of employment and early specialization in sports. If we look into the future of physical therapy, we see high-tech advances, a focus on big data and an increase in revenue diversification. Innovations and technology will change the industry in numerous ways. Here is a sample of what to expect in physical therapy this year.
Are you a physical therapist who wants to advance in your career? Considering management or even branching out into a specialized field? You may be ready to accelerate, but the road ahead may not be clear.