The Physical Therapist specialty is generally very female-friendly with a large majority (66%) of providers reporting as female compared to only 33% reporting as male. People living in California, New York, Florida, Pennsylvania, and Texas enjoy living in one of the 5 most popular states/territories where Physical Therapist providers practice. In all, there are 193,929 registered Physical Therapist providers in the United States with over 15,047 of those located in California alone while around 15,002 chose to practice in New York.
Physical Therapist providers have been assigned the 225100000X taxonomy code in the NPI registry, which is a Level II Classification. Click here for more information about medical specialty types.
Overall, Physical Therapist specialists practice in 58 different states/territories and can be categorized into 10 different Physical Therapist sub-specialties: Cardiopulmonary, Electrophysiology, Clinical, Ergonomics, Geriatrics, Hand, Human Factors, Neurology, Orthopedic, Pediatrics, and Sports.