Thanks! The therapist you’re shadowing probably went to one of the handful of schools that requires orgo, but most don’t. I never took it and neither did most of my classmates (same with bio chem). Double check the pre-reqs with each school to which you’re applying, but don’t worry about orgo!
The pre-reqs are one of the most important parts of your application. Schools assign them because they cover topics you’re expected to know in order to succeed in PT school. If you don’t do well with your pre-reqs, most schools will assume that you won’t be able to do well in their program. In a… Continue reading When doing prerequisites for P.T. how important is it to do well on them?
I love this picture because even Lady Gaga (who had hip surgery back in 2013) has to do her PT exercises! She seems to be bridging to help keep her gluteus maximi strong since it helps control backward hip motion. The red Theraband also incorporates her gluteus minimi, which further help control the hip’s side-to-side motion.
@ladygaga on Instagram: “Up early for hip exercise! I have to do these everyday to keep my hip strong, otherwise I have pain. ( fyi I’m not really that thin it’s…”
Here’s a guest post I did for Creating a PT about my experiences in interning in physical therapy school. Check it out!
Creating a Physical Therapist : Experiences: By Dr. Jasmine Marcus, PT, DPT
Great news: today I started my first job as a physical therapist! It’s at the site of my third clinical affiliation – outpatient orthopedics – and I couldn’t be happier! (pic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEe1BjBrr88)
I applied to 8 schools. I think rather than trying to hit a target number, you should find schools at which you think you’ll be a good fit, and apply to them. I wrote this post about how to choose where to apply.