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Physical Therapists in the US - Industry Market Research Report


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Physical Therapists in the US

The Physical Therapists industry has benefited in the past five years from an aging population and increased prevalence of chronic diseases, both of which have expanded demand for industry services. Additionally, higher rates of private health insurance resulting from federal healthcare reform have made industry services affordable to more of the population. Despite expanding revenue, however, physical therapists have faced significant cost pressures, and consolidation and specialization within the industry have increased. Furthermore, Medicare reimbursement caps and cuts could present an impediment to industry growth in the five years to 2021.

Operators in this industry include independent health practitioners primarily engaged in outpatient services. These services include administering medically prescribed rehabilitation for patients suffering from injuries or muscle, nerve, joint and bone disease; planning and administering educational, recreational and social activities designed to help patients or individuals with disabilities; and diagnosing and treating speech, language or hearing problems.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure Life Cycle Stage Growth
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Median age of population
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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