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!
Now is the time to create your career network! It’s all who you know….right? This blog offers suggestions on a how to get started now. Plus, I would love to have coffee with you! My treat! Check out USA Today’s College article!
I came across this blog today and thought it would be great to share with all our students and upcoming graduates. People-First Language
I am now down to my final 2 months of PT school. I have 2 weeks left on this clinical, a 1 week Spring Break, and then a final 5 week wrap-up on campus. It’s been another busy month. I have been working on my licensure application. Everything that I… read more
This month, I thought I’d take some time to address a couple of questions that I’ve been asked repeatedly throughout my DPT education. The first: “What is the difference between a PTA and a PT and how do the educations differ?” Secondly, “I bet it made it a lot easier… read more
Happy April Everyone! I cannot believe graduation is just four and half short weeks away. Life has been pretty crazy this last month. Upon graduation I have decided to move to Colorado to see what life holds for me there. It is a really exciting time, as well as nervous… read more