Upstream Careers State Spotlight: Kansas

Part of the Great Plains in the United States, there is lots to love about the great state of Kansas. Upstream Rehabilitation and our family of brands are rapidly expanding across the nation, including the state of Kansas where we have dozens of locations.

Take a look at some of the many reasons you should consider building a physical therapy career in the state of Kansas with Upstream Rehabilitation.

Cost of Living and Housing is Very Affordable

One of the many great things about choosing to pursue a physical therapy career in Kansas is that it is one of the most affordable states. In both the rural parts of the state and some of the larger cities, housing is incredibly affordable. According to RentCafe, the cost of living in the state of Kansas is 14% lower than the national average and housing is 29% lower the national average.

No Traffic Headaches

Another great reason to pursue a physical therapy job in Kansas is that you don’t have to worry about traffic. Kansas has less traffic compared to the bigger states and cities across the country, which means that you can shave off a few minutes of your commute time that you used to plan for traffic when heading to work or to your favorite destination across the state.

The Sunflower State

One of the interesting things about Kansas is that it goes by many nicknames, but the one it’s arguably most well known for is the moniker, the Sunflower state. The sunflower is native to Kansas and was named the official state flower in 1903.

Great Barbeque

If you’re a fan of barbeque, there are few states as competitive as Kansas for you to consider. Kansas is well known for its unique barbeque and they even have several state-wide competitions and festivals each year where the best cooks compete to take home prizes, titles, and bragging rights for the best BBQ in the state.

Apply to Kansas Physical Therapy Jobs with Upstream Rehabilitation

Kansas also has plenty of great physical therapy job opportunities for you to consider. Upstream Rehabilitation and our family of brands have several dozen locations in the state of Kansas and we continue to expand each year. If you’re looking for a location where you can have an affordable cost of living, opportunities to advance your physical therapy career, and want a state with room to grow over the next several decades, you can’t go wrong pursuing a physical therapy job in Kansas with Upstream Rehabilitation. We’re actively hiring for clinical and non-clinical physical therapy roles in Kansas and across the nation.

Browse and apply to physical therapy roles in Kansas with Upstream Rehabilitation!


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