This Year, Therapy Professionals Are Thankful For…


We asked and you answered: what has your career in therapy made you most thankful for? We received a lot of great responses, and we picked our top ten favorite answers to feature this week. Here they are.

My job isn’t always sunshine and roses, but seeing the look on a patient’s face when they do something they thought they couldn’t, that makes it all worth it. I’m grateful I get to be a part of that. —Regina T.

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Honestly, I’m just grateful that I get to help people. There isn’t enough of that in this world, I think. —Charlie R.

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I am thankful for every patient success I have been a part of, big and small. Knowing I can make a real difference for people is very rewarding. —Kelli W.

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Helping others is what drew me to this career, so I’ll always be thankful I get to do that every single day. —Maryanne G.

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Working in therapy isn’t always easy. I’m in debt. I’m tired more than I’m not. Not every patient gets a win. It’s hard. I’m grateful for my family, friends, and coworkers who support me through it more than they’ll ever know. —Christina J.

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I’ve seen a lot of suffering, a lot of pain in this job. To know I’ve helped people recover from that is truly satisfying. I’m very thankful and very blessed to be a PT. —Elizabeth T.

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I work with some truly exceptional people. I’m grateful for my team, the bonds we’ve formed, and the lives we’ve been able to touch along the way. —Jessica D.

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I get to hang out with some pretty awesome kids AND help change their lives. I love my job and I’m thankful for it. —Sarah R.

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My hardworking “work family” is the best and I’m really thankful for them. —Frank B.

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This past week I had a patient tell me that they didn’t think they’d ever get to live without pain and thanked me for “saving [their] life.” I don’t know what’s more rewarding than that. I’m so thankful for our profession and the people we are lucky enough to serve. —David K.

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No matter what you are thankful for this year, we are thankful for you and all you do. Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours.

Disclaimer: The viewpoint expressed in this article is the opinion of the author and is not necessarily the viewpoint of the owners or employees at Healthcare Staffing Innovations, LLC.

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