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October 2011 - Posts

Journey of a DPT Student

Classmates Make all the Difference
by Lauren Rosso
This past weekend, my classmates and I finally got to relax and enjoy each other's company. Our midterms ended on Wednesday, and we've been taking advantage of every opportunity to participate in non-school-related activities ever since. Sometimes I forget Read More...
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First Crying Patient
by Lauren Rosso
Last week in clinic, I had my first experience with a crying patient. She had been dealing with low-back pain for a few months when she finally decided to see the doctor. Turns out she had an L4-L5 herniated disc. I guess her interaction with the doctor Read More...
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The Future of PT
by Lauren Rosso
Last week, my class was lucky enough to benefit from the Scully Lecture Series, an endowed program that brings distinguished speakers to the area to highlight relevant issues within the world of physical therapy. Justin Moore, PT, DPT, APTA vice president Read More...
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Differential Diagnosis
by Lauren Rosso
With our first true musculoskeletal practical just two days away, we're finally getting into basics of differential diagnosis. As our focus is currently at the hip joint with some potential low-back influences, I originally thought there wouldn't be much Read More...
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PT and Loan Repayment
by Lauren Rosso
We recently had a representative from the APTA speak to our class about the structure of the organization, as well as some current legislative topics that are on the radar within physical therapy. What sparked my interest most was the prospect of PT being Read More...
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