Unprecedented Care in Unprecedented Times

During times of the global COVID-19 pandemic, one word consistently keeps coming up: unprecedented. I feel like I can’t turn on the news, log onto Facebook/Twitter, or read articles online without seeing the word. Whether media is referring to the unprecedented times we currently live in, the unprecedented amount of infection rates, or the unprecedented … Continue reading Unprecedented Care in Unprecedented Times

Standing Ovation

In graduate school, they say to have a good balance. What if you do have a good balance, but the load is equally heavy? Currently, the world is being exposed to Covid-19 and protests. It’s overwhelming from any perspective. Additionally, for some of us, the vigorous process of becoming a PT has not stopped. Instead, … Continue reading Standing Ovation

Wheelchairs, Jimmy Johns, and Mental Wellness: My 24-hour Wheelchair Experience

Below is an assignment I submitted in response to a 24-hour wheelchair experience in my Physical Therapy Interventions course. We were asked to spend 24 hours in a wheelchair with the understanding that even that amount of time couldn’t possibly show us what it’s like to use a wheelchair long-term. The paper has been published … Continue reading Wheelchairs, Jimmy Johns, and Mental Wellness: My 24-hour Wheelchair Experience