PT Profile: Jasmine Marcus

Last week I was contacted by NAIOMT – the  North American Institute of  Orthopaedic Manual Therapy to be interviewed for their PT Profile series. It was great timing since it coincided with my last week of classes in my DPT program. I was glad to have the opportunity to publicly thank my mentors who have helped me get this far.

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PT Profile: Jasmine Marcus

So I am a junior in high school, and considering physical therapy in college. I volunteer at a local pt clinic and I find it interesting, but a bit boring since I can only watch. I don’t necessarily have a passion for pt, but can see it as something I enjoy working as. I am the most scared for the schooling. I’ve heard it’s extremely hard and competitive. I think I might have trouble with it bc I am currently struggling in my physics class. I know I don’t need to decide now, but I’d like to

I think it’s great that you’re trying to figure out what you want to do while still in high school. I didn’t, but it would have been great if I had. Struggling with high school physics by no means rules out physical therapy for you. You really just need to understand the basic concepts of… Continue reading So I am a junior in high school, and considering physical therapy in college. I volunteer at a local pt clinic and I find it interesting, but a bit boring since I can only watch. I don’t necessarily have a passion for pt, but can see it as something I enjoy working as. I am the most scared for the schooling. I’ve heard it’s extremely hard and competitive. I think I might have trouble with it bc I am currently struggling in my physics class. I know I don’t need to decide now, but I’d like to

GYM PEOPLE

This post has a great message: don’t judge the people working out around you. It’s easy to look at someone and feel superior for being able to lift a heavier weight or do more sets and reps, but as this blogger points out, they might have a reason for what they’re doing.

I think of this often when I’ve doing therapeutic exercises for PT in the gym that might look easy to onlookers, but are hard to perform when recovering from injury.

hesnotherebuthesmine:

Ugh, ok so I know I’m not exactly big and intimidating…really I’m short and just small in every way possible. But that does not mean that anyone at the gym has the right to make fun of me for being there.

I’m trying to be an athlete.

I’ve crashed a lot while racing but the last two crashes…

GYM PEOPLE

PT is a Top 10 Job

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a job rankings list, but now that the end of the year is approaching, more should be coming along. Forbes highlights PT as a top 10 job for which a college degree is required. Can’t argue with that.

PT is a Top 10 Job