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January 2012 - Posts

Journey of a DPT Student

Treating Friends, Family and Teammates
by Lauren Rosso
A number of my friends and family members are training for upcoming events (marathons, adventure runs, rugby games etc.), and it's scary to know that they look to me as a credible source for treatment-related information. When they ask me for advice, Read More...
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Clothing in the Clinic
by Lauren Rosso
Today at my clinic, I treated a patient who came dressed for PT in heels, tight jeans and a blazer. Bear in mind that this patient's exercise program includes wall squats, leg press, lateral step-ups and about six other exercises for which high heels Read More...
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Three's a Crowd
by Lauren Rosso
There has to be some way around the awkward CI-student-patient triangle. Does everyone know what I'm talking about? As a student following my CI's every footstep, I constantly feel like I'm encroaching on some private interaction between PT and patient. Read More...
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The Year Without an Income
by Lauren Rosso
It's tax time, which means that my lack of income for the past six months is glaringly obvious. I haven't really thought about this for a while because I've been living on loans since school started, and they have a magical way of making you forget that Read More...
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Lack of Variability in Clinical Settings
by Lauren Rosso
Our clinical assignments for the upcoming semester recently went out, and I have some concerns about again being placed in an outpatient orthopedic setting. The majority of my classmates will be at completely different settings than they were last semester, Read More...
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