Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
When you are looking for someone with true knowledge in orthopedic physical therapy, you want someone Board Certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). These specialists have advanced training, and must have completed at least 2,000 hours working specifically with orthopedic conditions. The specialist certification program was established to provide formal recognition for physical therapists with advanced clinical knowledge, experience, and skills in this special area of practice and to assist consumers and the health care community in identifying these physical therapists. The credentials of Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) are designated to those individuals who have successfully become board certified clinical specialists in the areas of orthopedics.