A Day In The Life
Within moments of entering the building one could easily sense the excitement of the athletes. In the arena lobby, a female player, likely in her teens, was passing a random male player that was probably in his forties, they exchanged acknowledgements and then discussed the status of their teams; he… read more
We recently conducted a Professional Development Workshop at St. Louis University for their Occupational Therapy Students. It was a great day filled with formal presentations as well as small group break-out sessions where we held more informal discussions to prepare the upcoming graduates for their job search. I was so… read more
Kentucky’s Physical Therapy Association awards their 2013 All – Academic Team at the Annual KPTA Fall Conference.
The KPTA All – Academic Team recognizes outstanding physical therapy students that are members of the APTA/KPTA associations. These students are destined to make a significant impact upon the profession, whether on a community, regional, state, or national level. The academic team was established in 2010 and, to date, 38… read more
From the moment I stepped inside Kindred Hospital in Folsom, CA, I could tell high standards of patient care were to be expected. As a Level 1 fieldwork student, I can admit to immediately feeling intimidated and unsure of my abilities. Dennis, Beau, and Gina did a great job of… read more
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37 year old Kelly Downing gradually lost feeling in her legs and then woke up one day unable to move any part of her body below her neck. Kelly was diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease and no longer able to live her active life as a special education teacher, Tough… read more
LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 12, 2013) − The Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (KPTA), in partnership with RehabCare®, has announced its 2013 KPTA All-Academic Team which includes three members from the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. Students enrolled in a DPT program or Physical… read more
RehabCare is the leading provider of rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational and speech-language therapies, to over 2,000 hospitals and long-term care facilities in 46 states. The SPOT On Newsletter is our way of informing, recognizing and celebrating the students who form the future Rehab Therapist Community. Click here to check… read more
Walking isn’t enough. The attached article published as a Patient Handout in Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners peaked my interest. It is directed towards people over 65 and asks the question, “Why do many people scale back their physical activity after retirement?” A healthier, more active lifestyle is the closest… read more
SPTA student completes Joint Mobility Educational presentation at Kindred Hospital – Indianapolis. Check out the article!