APTA – Nutrition and Physical Therapy It is official, Nutrition is part of the professional scope of practice for physical therapists. It is well known the impact that proper nutrition has in during the healing process from an injury or surgery. Food is the fuel of the body and daily nutritional intake is an important aspect during recovery. Many physical therapists have been providing nutritional advice as part of the plan of care to complement exercise output. Now the APTA has expressed its position on the role of physical therapists to screen and provide advice on diets and nutritional topics to patients, read more about it here >> The Link Between Nutrition and Pain Is too Strong to Ignore in Your PT Practice G. Guido Rodriguez PT, RT2018-11-06T04:45:31+00:00 Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.