(The front door to the clinic. Isn’t it cute?) It’s week one of my first clinical affiliation and I’ve already had two days off. I wasn’t sure how I’d enjoy working three 14-hour days a week, but 2 days in, it’s going really well. Backing up for a minute, I ended eight weeks of classes… Continue reading First Week of My Affiliation
I wrote a guest post
for The PT Student website about getting through practical examinations:
Guest Blogger Jasmine Marcus, SPT has done it again! Â She’s back with valuable advice for physical therapy students taking anxiety-inducing lab practical exams. Although Iâve been taking multiple-c…
I’ll also put up a post about my exciting first day of my first clinical in the next day or two.
Surviving the Practical Exam
Sports injuries, arthritis , low back pain – all well-known reasons to seek help from a physical therapist. But during National Physical Therapy Month, Athletico wants people to know about some unexpected ways a physical therapist can improve a person’s health, helping with conditions ranging from cancer treatment side effects to incontinence. Here are six health conditions that you may not know a physical therapist treats.
Six Conditions You May Not Realize Physical Therapists Treat
(My BP cuff, goniometer, and stethoscope) Last week, my classmates and I were sent off in pairs on field trips to local hospitals and clinics. While we’ve been on fieldtrips before, usually we’re just there to observe the therapist and hopefully witness something we’ve heard about in class. This time, however, ahead of us being… Continue reading First Time Doing PT on Patients
Today is a big day in the PT and healthcare world. October 1st marks the beginning of National Physical Therapy Month, and also the beginning of the Affordable Care Act going into effect. No matter what you believe, big changes are coming starting today, and to quote one of my professors, “This will have a… Continue reading