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

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8 Tips for Hosting a PT Book Club

One of my favorite parts about being a PT student is the opportunity to be involved in clubs and other extra-curricular activities. My classmate, Cassidy, and I lead the Humanities Club here at Duke DPT, and through that club our goal has been to explore physical therapy outside of our typical didactic work. To highlight … Continue reading 8 Tips for Hosting a PT Book Club