Learn about muscle energy techniques, traction, and evaluating someone with a spinal cord injury. This post is part of a 5-part series about my part-time outpatient ortho clinical during my 2nd year of PT school.
I didn’t have a great first evaluation, but was able to learn from a few mistakes. I also reflect on gaining confidence as a PT student. This is a 5-part series about my part-time outpatient ortho clinical during my 2nd year of PT school.
The middle of a PT school semester can be pretty crazy, with exams, presentations, teaching assistant duties, and more. It can be difficult to have fun with my classmates, but we mange to find some free time!
My first day at a new clinic went well. I learned about dry needling, back evaluations, shoulder mobilizations, and exercises. I also reflect on feeling self-conscious and not feeling prepared for this clinical. This is a 5-part series on my part-time clinical in outpatient ortho.
The 2nd year of physical therapy school has started! I was chosen to be a teaching assistant for the 1st year students, which is a lot of work on top of my regular classwork. I also go over my classes for this fall semester.
I give a brief overview of all the final exams and practicals for each of my summer classes, including acute care, differential diagnosis, and tests and measures. I also continue to struggle with my perfectionism.
Read this list for all the supplies you’ll need in physical therapy school, with a free downloadable version!
Read this post for majors that I recommend and don’t recommend, as well as 3 tips to determining the best major for you.
Waiting for physical therapy school to start can feel like an eternity. Here’s some advice regarding studying before your classes begin.
It can be challenging to decide which physical therapy to attend after having multiple acceptances. Read for my top 3 tips to help you make the best decision!