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 Acute Care Physical Therapy Residency, 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 The Woodlands

The Houston Methodist The Woodlands Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency program is designed to prepare all participating residents to sit for the Orthopedic Certified Specialists examination through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. We have developed a curriculum that is designed to challenge the residents to perform critical thinking, pathoanatomical diagnosis, biomechanical analysis, advanced manual therapy techniques, and functional exercise interventions, so that they may grow into clinicians of exceptional skills and expertise.


Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency - Houston Methodist Sugarland

Houston Methodist Sugarland'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 - Houston Methodist Hospital

The Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Residency at Houston Methodist Hospital is designed for physical therapists seeking to advance their career in the area of sports physical therapy. The mission of the program is to provide clinical and educational training to the resident who aims to accelerate their professional development as an APTA Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy.

Sports Physical Therapy Residency - Houston Methodist Sugar Land

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.