Low Back Pain Conference

Last week I intended a conference put on by a physical therapy network here in New Hampshire. The conference involved a Physical Therapist presenting to a group of Nurse Practitioners who work in family medicine/primary care. The purpose of the presentation was to help educate the Nurse Practitioners on physical therapy as an intervention for […]

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Third Experience Shadowing Physical Therapy

Last week I had my third experience shadowing at a physical therapy office. Much like first two times, I found myself learning a lot and learning very quickly. I witnessed people be treated for a knee replacement, low back pain, knee pain, and a shoulder impingement. This time was slightly different as I watched one […]

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Hiking Near Plymouth, NH

The purpose of this project is to inspire people to get outside and hike. I wanted to first challenge myself to take part in this amazing extracurricular activity, and then pass on the challenge to others. Hiking is important to me because many of my college courses have encouraged us, as students, to help promote […]

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Second Experience Shadowing Physical Therapy

I recently had my second experience in shadowing at a physical therapy office. Much like the first time, I was able to learn so much in a short amount of time. I saw a one new patient, but the rest of the patients were the same ones that I saw in the week prior. Seeing […]

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Rough Draft of Research Article: Low Back Pain

This is a copy of my very rough draft of my research article. An updated and more complete article will be uploaded shortly. Low back pain (LBP) is among the leading causes of disability worldwide (Hartvigsen et al., 2018). The greatest increases in disability from LBP have come from low- and middle-income countries which emphasizes […]

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Shadowing Experience

This past Monday, I spent five hours shadowing a Physical Therapist for the first time ever. I was excited to see the side of outpatient therapy that I’d never seen before. I hoped to help solidify the notion that I want to become a Physical Therapist in my future. I went into the office expecting […]

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