Complete Your Student Fieldwork With Advance Rehabilitation!


ADVANCE REHABILITATION is excited to let you know about student fieldwork opportunities currently available for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapist Assistant, and Occupational Therapy Assistant programs.

Our programs are designed to provide students with a hands-on, practical experience that not only meets academic requirements but also fosters networking and career preparation. We emphasize meaningful mentorship and the development of strong clinical reasoning skills, ensuring that students can make a significant difference in the lives of the patients they serve. Additionally, we offer specialty clinicals for Spine Care, TMD, Vestibular Rehab, LVST, Sports Medicine, Hand Therapy, Dry Needling, Manipulation, Industrial Rehab, Geriatrics and more.

At ADVANCE REHABILITATION, we prioritize engagement, inclusion, and maintaining a robust community presence. We believe that participating in our programs will not only contribute to students’ professional growth but also provide them with a unique and impactful learning experience in any of our 25 outpatient clinics across Georgia, Florida, and Alabama.
If you are a student who may benefit from these opportunities, or if you would like more information about our student programs, please feel free to reach out! We look forward to supporting students in their journey towards becoming skilled and compassionate healthcare professionals.

If you are a university representative and are interested in a national student affiliation agreement please contact Nicole O’Neil or Madaline Smith

Physical Therapy Student Information

Advance Rehabilitation is strongly committed to providing an optimal learning environment so students can have an exceptional clinical experience. Being a therapist-owned and operated private practice, Advance strongly values clinical excellence and works hard to maintain manageable caseloads for its’ therapists which provides an ideal learning opportunity for students. We feel that our clinics offer a diverse clinical caseload including a variety of different outpatient orthopedic and outpatient neurological conditions. Advance Rehabilitation is also the official sports medicine provider for several area colleges and high schools which further enhances a student’s clinical rotation. Additionally, Advance has an Industrial Medicine program for which students can gain experience in work hardening/conditioning as well as functional capacity evaluations.

We enjoy the opportunity for students to experience what Advance Rehabilitation offers and students seem to enjoy their learning experience here as well, as we often employ students who have successfully completed their rotations with us.

Some housing may be provided on a first come first serve basis. For these housing options please visit AHEC online and complete the appropriate forms.


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Advance Rehabilitation requires that all students present proof of professional liability insurance and CPR certification.

As Advance Rehabilitation uses a number of clinical philosophies we recommend that you bring any study material related to orthopedic physical therapy.


During your physical therapy student fieldwork experience at ADVANCE REHABILITATION, you can expect to gain practical, hands-on experience in the outpatient clinical setting under the guidance of a licensed physical therapist. Here are some general expectations:

Observation and Learning:

Observe and actively participate in patient care, applying theoretical knowledge to real-life situations.
Learn how to conduct patient assessments, develop treatment plans, and implement interventions.

Patient Interaction:

Interact with patients, take medical histories, and conduct physical examinations under supervision.
Participate in patient education and help patients understand their treatment plans.


Gain experience in documenting patient progress, treatment plans, and interventions in accordance with healthcare standards.

Treatment Techniques:

Learn and practice various physical therapy techniques, exercises, and modalities used in patient rehabilitation.
Understand the application of therapeutic exercises and manual therapy.


Develop professional skills, including effective communication with patients, families, and healthcare team members.
Learn about ethical considerations and patient confidentiality.

Professional Networking:

Use the opportunity to network with experienced physical therapists, potentially opening doors for future job opportunities.

Remember to approach your fieldwork experience with an open mind, eagerness to learn, and a proactive attitude. Ask questions and actively engage in the clinical environment to make the most out of this valuable learning opportunity at ADVANCE REHABILITATION!

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As part of our commitment to your professional growth, ADVANCE REHABILITATION has a robust Continuing Education Unit (CEU) reimbursement program. This is a fantastic opportunity to further enhance your skills and stay up-to-date in your field.



ADVANCE REHABILITATION understands the importance of easing financial burdens and many of our clinicians participate in a student loan assistance program. We recognize the challenges associated with student loans, and our assistance program is designed to support you on your journey to financial wellness.



From the mountains to the ocean, ADVANCE REHABILITATION has internal travel positions within the southeastern US and also with our affiliate clinics in 46 states across the county. Reach out to Meleia at for more information about these exciting internal travel opportunities!



As one of the first Orthopedic Physical Therapy residencies to be nationally-recognized and accredited, The Jackson Clinics’ orthopedic residency program has partnered with ADVANCE REHABILITATION since 2009 in elevating Doctors of Physical Therapy.