This, I’m sure, is the way many young people become interested in physical therapy. It clicked for me because a physical therapist was the first career I could picture myself as, no other career choice I could so easily see myself doing. So, after I had this revelation I started to pursue higher education in the health sciences and tried to become more familiar with the rehab environment. At this point I started to reach out to physical therapists in my area and observe their workday.
That’s what makes being a Physical Therapist so great; the atmosphere is always positive because everyone is trying to improve, even if a little help is needed. I use the knowledge I learned in college and even when I was a patient to give my patients the best care possible for their specific injuries. When my patients are finally recovered, I get an amazing feeling because I helped them get back on their feet, sometimes literally. I was once in the shoes of my patients. The summer before eleventh grade, I broke my ankle and I was determined to get better as fast as I could.
For instance, Thai yoga or Pilates training, strength training using kettle bells, as well as her continued support on an outpatient basis through lifestyle and nutrition coaching as well as wellness consultations. It figures that Wendel speaks of her passion for physical therapy and the rewarding change she sees in the lives of her patients through her therapy and coaching. A motivating factor for me in becoming a physical therapist is the satisfaction I know I will receive from helping people recover and watching them improve over time through my therapy and guidance. Ann Wendel’s practice Prana Physical Therapy is one example of how successful physical therapy can have a profound impact on the daily lives of patients and offer the rewarding career I am looking for, and her interview makes me more likely to pursue the career as Wendel talks about her
It has given me more confidence in delivering care and enlightened me to always support patients as individuals. I have grasped a competent understanding of the benefits of reflecting on practice and will endeavour to reflect on all my practice placements in the
At the parachute activity, parents with their children join in and I saw them enjoying themselves. Our stations fits perfectly with other stations because each station has its own activities and have different goals in promoting health. The arts and craft stations teaches kids new skills in making flowers, the pledge station teaches kids making promises and creating goals for them, the game station allows kids to have fun and learning knowledge on the different games, and our station which is physical activity helps kids to be physically active and exercising. All these stations is what build the YMCA event, and the team was able to promote their goals and giving all the resource to the
I love the quality time that a Neurodiagnostic technician can spend with the patient. I believe that having a good relationship with the patient is the most important objective when working in the health care field.
Leadership, a drive to serve, and a strong character are crucial aspects of those who wish to live successful and prosperous lives, and unsurprisingly, are desirable traits for those in National Honor Society. Leadership is the ability to motivate, inspire, and guide others in forming a favorable outcome. Instances that I have exhibited leadership include being the captain for two years in a row for Black History Quiz Bowl and being both a counselor and teacher at a 4-H summer camp. The ability to serve helps bring out a person’s humility, selflessness, and deeper understanding of how the world interacts. Character is a culmination of traits that make up a well-rounded person, such as being altruistic or possessing comradeship.
He witnessed her go from not being able to walk, to being on crutches, to finally being able to jog a year later. He explained to me how grateful Camille was for all the help she had received from her physical therapist over the course of this year, and he told me that that was the reason why he wants to become a physical therapist when he grows up.
Initially, the subject was unable to complete POC in standing position and tolerate ambulating with horizontal head turns. After two weeks, the patient demonstrated increase tolerance and was able to complete gaze stabilization program standing and include static and dynamic balance exercises with appropriate increase in symptoms. The subject displayed improved gaze stabilization, increased balance, and increased tolerance to activity as evident by ability to complete work activities and tolerate supervised sessions with very little to no
PT can change the world by helping peoples torn, broken, or sprained body parts to try to get their original or better movement and stability. My experience as a patient was very productive i was only in PT for a month or two it is challenging but they are just trying to help you regain strength and stability. Physical Therapy is needed in this world so people can have good movement and stability after an injury or a surgery. “You need to know medicine and dentistry, therapy and counseling, and biology will be some classes to
Professional Behaviors from the Second Placement This paper will provide examples of how the stated competencies of physical therapy were met or not met. All examples have been pulled from the time spent in the program and the five weeks spent on placement at Alberta Physical Therapy Clinic. The Roles and Competencies Accountability One of the most challenging points that is paced under accountability with this placement was the potential for a conflict of interest (1.3.6).
Since the beginning of wondrous time, physical therapy has always been an option for my profession. It is my belief that this occupation grant the exposure of great responsibilities and professionalism to set a high standard for a patient need. The ability that requires those tasks must include self-discipline, honesty and diligent. “I observe the physician with the same diligence as the disease.” (John Donne)
Athletic, humorous, and respectful. These are a few words I would use to describe myself. I have been attending Udall High School for thirteen years now and it has been an amazing school. The teachers become your friends and your friends become your family. My parents are Chad and Shandra Tharp and they have three children, Samantha, Elizabeth, and myself.