Physical Therapy Mnemonics - Study for School or Licensure

Your life is busy. We get it. That's why we created our physical therapy mnemonic library. Save time when studying, boost your test scores, and get your life back with Picmonic.


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Unlimited access to 420+ physical therapy mnemonics covering 4,000+ need to know facts

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Access study guides, webinar videos, infographics and more

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Pave the Path

Physical Therapy Mnemonics for School through the NPTE®

Physical Therapy Examination

Relevant Anatomy & Physiology
Major System Examination
Developmental Milestones
Wound Examination

Evaluation, Diagnosis, Prognosis

System Disorders
Pathophysiology Related to Disease
Lab Value Review
Physical Conditions
Differential Diagnosis

Study Interventions

Equipment Review
Safety Precautions
Red Flags to Monitor
Pharmacological Management and Side Effects

Understand Multiple Systems

Cardiovascular, Musculoskeletal, Neuromuscular, Pulmonary, Metabolic & Endocrine, Integumentary, Genitourinary, Lymphatics, and System Interactions

Comprehensive Coverage

420+ Physical Therapy Mnemonics Presented as Videos and Quizzes

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By PT Students for PT Students

We built a better way for our over 1,580,000 students to prepare for exams. Picmonic is a mnemonic-based, audiovisual and quiz learning tool that simplifies test prep.


Picmonic for Physical Therapy FAQs

Is Picmonic only for the physical therapy NPTE® board exam?

No. You can use Picmonic to help supplement your studying throughout the school year, from day one through licensing exams. Picmonic makes it easy to find and master relevant content so you can efficiently and effectively supplement your studies.

What do I get with a subscription?

You get access to all 420+ physical therapy mnemonics and 4,000+ fact quizzes, plus access to our mobile apps, infographics, spaced repetition, and more.

Is Picmonic Free really free? What’s the catch?!

Picmonic provides free access to our most popular Videos, Multiple Choice Quiz Questions, and Daily Quiz with Spaced Repetition for 5 days. No credit card required! If you need access to our full library, we suggest you check out our paid subscriptions, which now have even lower prices.

How can I score a discount on Picmonic with a group buy?

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What Physical Therapy Students Say


Students use Picmonic from the start of their first year all the way to their NPTE® licensure exam. It’s a great investment throughout physical therapy school.

Tim F.

Picmonic takes complex topics and turns them into memorable scenes that are fun and easy to watch.

It’s the perfect compliment to any NPTE study guide.

Tim F.
Melba M.

As a visual learner, Picmonic not only caters to my preferred learning style, but also serves to create a medium through which I am able to integrate material on a much deeper level. I am so thankful that Picmonic exists!

Melba M. - Hunter College
Jon B.

I stumbled upon Picmonic while searching for a better way to study for my Physical Therapy exams. I am truly amazed at Picmonic's creativity. Through Picmonic I am able to remember and retain all of the information I need!

Jon B.
Brooke W.

As a first-year physical therapy student, the amount of content we are learning is very dense. Picmonic is a wonderful resource that makes studying fun! I’d recommend it to any student looking for an enjoyable, yet educational, break from the books!!

Brooke W.