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
I cannot believe the next time I walk into a clinic to treat a patient I will no longer be a student. After three years (and a summer) it seems surreal to be done with all of my fieldwork experiences. I can say I have learned so much from each… read more
Hello Friends! Well, the end is near…the end of PT school, that is. I have now talked with three potential employers and many decisions need to be made. It’s all very exciting/scary! My ultimate goal is to settle down in Arkansas, but I’ll go just about anywhere for the time… read more
I have learned in working with patients that rehabilitation and recovery doesn’t come at a nice even, steady pace. Instead, it can come in leaps and bounds with multiple plateaus in between. Take, for instance, one of my male patients who is recovering from a stroke. After weeks of intensive… read more