I first learned the word sonder from a former coworker of mine when we worked together at a camp for kids with Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis. This..
As physical therapy students, we were evaluated on how well we interacted with patients of a different culture than our own. We were required to..
“So what can you actually do for me?”
Through my interpreter, it was difficult to determine the tone in which my elderly patient asked her..
It was a typical Monday night. I was walking with a patient with a hip disarticulation and we were working on stepping over obstacles. Everything..
How many times are we as physical therapists put in a position where we have to tell patients and their families bad news? We might have to tell..
At my high school reunion a few months ago, a friend asked me an interesting question about my job, “Do you ever get ghosted by your patients?”
As healthcare providers, we must work as a team with other physicians, therapists, and nurses. The cooperation of all members is advantageous to..
In my 9 years as a physical therapist, I have found that my relationship with patients matters just as much as the actual skilled physical therapy..
We’ve got an important job as Physical Therapists.
We help people.
We help them get to a place of freedom - freedom from pain, discomfort, and..
I think when we all first come out of physical therapy school, fresh out of our final internships and holding our new license numbers nervously in..