Name: Katherine Koch Undergrad: The Ohio State University Hometown: Cleveland, OH Fun Fact: Last summer, I climbed six 14ers Dry needling: not a type of craft that your grandmother does. This type of treatment uses thin filiform needles inserted by a physical therapist into myofascial trigger points, or a tight band of muscle that might be … Continue reading Dry Needling…Not a Type of Craft that Your Grandmother Does
So You’re Interviewing for PT School (and more specifically for REGIS!)…
Name: Erin Lemberger Undergrad: University of Northern Colorado Hometown: Littleton, CO Fun Fact: I sing the national anthem at sporting events! It’s almost that time...interviews! I can’t wait to meet this year’s prospective students, and I know everyone else in our Regis DPT community is excited as well. Those in the midst of or about … Continue reading So You’re Interviewing for PT School (and more specifically for REGIS!)…
Finals Week: A Beautiful Struggle
It’s that time of the year again… No, we’re not talking about the holidays. It’s Finals Week, the crescendo of each physical therapy (PT) school semester. If you haven't experienced a finals week in PT school, then here are a few ideas of what Regis students encounter during this time each semester. …but first, Practicals … Continue reading Finals Week: A Beautiful Struggle
5 Ways to Make Your Summer Last Longer
Name: Evan Piché, Class of 2018 Undergrad: Colorado State University Graduate: Masters in Public Policy Fun Fact: I'm an ordained minister (thanks, Universal Life Church). Hometown: Holyoke, MA The air is starting to get crisper, your neighbors are raking the first leaves into huge piles that just beg to be jumped into, Instagram posts contain things like #pumpkinspice, and--of course--decorative … Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Your Summer Last Longer
Regis DPT Family
We love our faculty, and we love Colorado! While we were taking our final, some of our professors were taking to the streets of Denver for a little morning cycle. It's awesome to have such a motivated, tight-knit faculty! #RegisSoPTFacultyPedalingClub
What to Do When You Get Into PT School
Name: Davis Ngo, Class of 2020! Undergrad: University of California, San Diego Hometown: San Jose, CA Fun Fact: My favorite animals are manatees because they're just the chillest. You’ve gotten into PT school! Now What? This is it. You’ve done it. You were accepted into Regis University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program. It makes sense you got into … Continue reading What to Do When You Get Into PT School
5 Ways to Impress During Your Practical Exams
Name: Abbey Ferguson, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Westmont College, CA Hometown: Sacramento, CA Fun Fact: I absolutely love to dance! If any of you out there are dancers in need of a new dance studio here in Denver, I can definitely hook you up! Lab practicals are often the most terrifying and anxiety-provoking parts of physical therapy … Continue reading 5 Ways to Impress During Your Practical Exams
Counting down to more blog posts…
Tune in tomorrow for our first blog post of the new school year!
Student Involvement in the Colorado APTA
The faculty at Regis strongly encourages leadership from its students because it knows that those who care enough to be the change they want to see move our profession forward. Rest assured that over the course of your time at Regis there are many opportunities, both formal and informal, to either try leadership for the … Continue reading Student Involvement in the Colorado APTA
Flat Stanley Goes to Clinical
Name: Nicole Darragh, Class of 2017 Hometown: Columbus, OH Undergrad: Regis University Fun Fact: I think kale is totally overrated. The Class of 2017 recently returned from their second clinical rotations with a plethora of new knowledge and stories to share. Some students even had a visitor along the way: Flat Stanley. Flat Stanley is … Continue reading Flat Stanley Goes to Clinical
What is it like to be in the military and PT school?
Name: Zach Taillie, Class of 2018 Hometown: Phoenix, NY Undergrad: SUNY Cortland Fun Fact: I've been in the Air Force for 6 years. You may not believe this, but NASCAR Technical Institute is a bit of a dead-end school. You read that right—there is a school completely dedicated to folks who want to learn about race car maintenance and … Continue reading What is it like to be in the military and PT school?
How to Have Fun in PT School
Name: Connor Longacre, Class of 2018 Undergrad: Colorado State University Hometown: Wyomissing, PA Fun Fact: I am a huge of soccer, though I haven't formally played since I was 11. “It’s fun to have fun but you have to know how.” (Dr. Seuss, DPT) Many of you reading this may think of the classroom as a no-nonsense place of … Continue reading How to Have Fun in PT School
Regis DPT Students Plan the Move Forward 5K/10K
Co-director of Move Forward, Ryan Bourdo, tells us what to expect for the 2016 Move Forward 5K/10K. Mark your calendars for September 17th!
The Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry
My name is Katie Baratta and I just graduated from the Regis University School of Physical Therapy. I had the opportunity to spend two weeks at the APTA doing a student internship. I was able to talk to many different members of the APTA, attend the Federal Advocacy Forum, and learn more about what the … Continue reading The Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry
A Non-Native’s Guide to Colorado’s Summer Playground
Name: Evan Piche, Class of 2018 Hometown: Northampton, MA Undergrad: Colorado State University Fun Fact: I once thought I met Danny DeVito in an airport men's room. Congratulations! If you’re reading this, there is a fair chance that you are either (a) my mother, or (b) a member of the incoming Class of 2019. Welcome, and since both … Continue reading A Non-Native’s Guide to Colorado’s Summer Playground