Lessons from Clinical Experience 1: Week 5

Well butter my butt and call me toast. CE 1 and 5 weeks of free labor is in the books! Here we go: Buy in. Simple as that. The prevalence of complaining about a job is absurdly high. I try my best to only do … Read More

Lessons from Clinical Experience 1: Week 4

Sweet mother Mary. There is only one week left and then practically a month off before returning to classes. I can’t wait to have more time to read and learn about a lot of things that I probably won’t ever use. Seriously though. I have … Read More

Gone, But Now Known

Eleven years to the day my grandfather passed. A leader of his family and multiple microcosms, I still look to make him proud. This stubborn and genial man could only be married to a woman whose affable and resolute nature could match his own. They … Read More

Lessons from Clinical Experience 1: Week 3

Week three was only three days. I gave thanks for these three days by eating lasagna and honing my hand-eye coordination (playing COD). Without further ado, lessons from my third week: As a healthcare provider and MSK specialist, be prepared to answer questions about ANY … Read More

Lessons from Clinical Experience 1: Week 2

Week 2 is in the books. It was actually in the books about a week ago, but I just didn’t take the time to put pen to paper. It’s nice to have established myself with my patients and bring them on back to start their … Read More

Lessons from Clinical Experience 1: Week 1

I didn’t put a terrible amount of thought going into my first clinical experience. I knew I’d be working in a setting that is primarily worker’s comp and didn’t want to open myself up to a lot of the negative connotations associated with it. The … Read More

The Golf Cart Path

His grandparents had moved recently to a cozy new neighborhood. Each roomy house with its own healthy lot, its own set of fresh bricks and its own upper class family to boot. A full golf course sprawled across the surrounding landscape. The developers had of … Read More

Student Loan Planning: Can I Afford Not to Save?

After I graduated from KU, I had a semester off of school. Notice how instead of giving a time frame or the season, I put semester even though I had graduated from college. I’m well programmed folks. My parents paid for my rent of $300/month … Read More

Building Blocks

Healthcare professions are a great example of modern specializations in adaptation to an ever increasing body of work. As my own physical therapy world continues to rapidly grow and cement itself in the healthcare system, it too continues to specialize. The education requirements shifted towards … Read More