Physical Therapy Education

Houston Methodist is recognized as a leader in providing outstanding physical therapy services to our community. We offer a Critical Care Physical Therapy Fellowship, an Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency and a Sports Physical Therapy Residency. Our goal is to provide the encouragement, the hands-on experience and the knowledge to help you become the next leader in the field of physical therapy.
Critical Care Physical Therapy Fellowship

The Critical Care Physical Therapy Fellowship at Houston Methodist aims to develop physical therapists who are nationally recognized leaders in providing patient-centered, evidence-based care to adult patients in critical care. Our acute care hospital and faculty are internationally-recognized providers of acute care, education and research.

Acute Care Physical Therapy Residency

The Acute Care Physical Therapy Residency provides an opportunity for physical therapists to develop advanced practice skills in a complex acute care environment. Our residency program emphasizes clinical reasoning across all major diagnostic categories and the adult life span and will fast-track the resident to advanced competencies in acute care through a comprehensive didactic, experiential, and mentored learning program.

Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency

Houston Methodist’s Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency provides physical therapists the opportunity to become advanced practitioners in orthopedic physical therapy. Our goal is for you to continue to contribute to the local and professional community through excellence in evidence-based physical therapy clinical practice and education.

Sports Physical Therapy Residency

Our Sports Physical Therapy Residency aims to develop experts in sports physical therapy and community leaders in sports rehabilitation. Residents will have the opportunity to shadow leading orthopedic sports medicine physicians in the operating room, participate on the field with certified athletic trainers, physicians, and physical therapists, work with athletes of all ages and skill levels, and mentor new residents.

Athletic Training Residency

The Athletic Training Residency program at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital provides athletic trainers the opportunity to become advanced practitioners in athletic training. Residents will be assigned to a local high school to treat athletes and be mentored by a seasoned athletic trainer to allow the residents to integrate knowledge gained from all content areas, including foundations, and to gain experience in the management of orthopedic and sports-related injuries.