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Tions were unambiguous. TheJapanesePhysicalTherapyAssociation(JPTA)estimatesthatthereareapproximately130,000PTscurrentlylicensed to work within Japan, across 47 prefectures33).Therefore,anationalsurveywouldbeimpracticalandfinanciallynotpossible given our present resources. However, professional registration is centralized at the national level, and the education and clinical practice of physical t