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What is a Neurologic Physical Therapist?

A neurologic physical therapist is a physical therapist who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with movement problems due to disease or injury of the nervous system.  Physical therapists can help improve or restore the mobility you need to move forward with your life.

 How can you locate a physical therapist that specializes in neurology?

 The American Physical Therapy Association at offers a consumer service called Find a PT. Find a PT allows you to search a national database of physical therapist members of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for neurologic therapists.

 What is a Neurologic Clinical Specialist?

A Neurologic Clinical Specialist (NCS) is a physical therapist who has had advanced training or practice in the area of neurologic physical therapy. These PT's have been awarded the designation NCS because they have met the requirements and passed a specialty examination of the American Board of Physical Therapist Specialists.