Franchises such as StretchLab and Stretch Zone are popping up across the country, adding another self-care outlet for fitness-focused consumers. Associate Professor, Dr. Amy McDevitt, and current CU PT student, Victoria Pennington, take on the recent assisted stretching craze, highlighting the benefits and potential downfalls.
CU Anschutz researchers assessed the financial payoff of pursuing a PhD in physical therapy after obtaining a Doctor of Physical Therapy. They found that long-term earnings do outweigh early deficits, and PhD-holders out-earn those with a DPT only. Additionally, there is a shortage of PhD-trained DPTs, as PT programs expand nationwide.