This article, written by Paul Rogers, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. With more wounded warriors returning from abroad, the need to rehabilitate vets is greater than ever. A career in the booming field of physical therapy can be rewarding in a number of ways, especially for those who want to give
Chapman’s Department of Physical Therapy , Dr. Steve Cramer ’s Laboratory in UC Irvine’s Department of Neurology, UC Irvine Health, and the Orange County Stroke Rehab Network hosted a very successful fifth annual Stroke Awareness Picnic at the end of May on the UC Irvine campus. Sharing Stroke Survivor Successes & Resources This
Advance Magazine recognized Coury & Buehler Physical Therapy ( CBPT ), co-founded by alumnus Rich Coury, PT, MPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS, ’94 (MPT ’96), as the top practice in the nation for 2013 . “Based on a list of criteria including revenue growth, recruiting and staff development, customer service, and practice growth, CBPT has impressively earned the distinction as ADVANCE’s
This article, written by Joe Yogerst, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. Chapman’s Department of Physical Therapy offers a “boot camp” that takes a creative approach to rehab. Alison McKenzie ’s stroke boot camp looks nothing like a traditional physiotherapy session. On any given day there might be a competitive game of wheelchair hockey
This article, written by Joe Yogerst, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. Business is set to boom for physical therapists. Employment in the sector is projected to grow 36% over the decade spanning 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This means
Dr. Nicole S. Hignojoz is a full-time faculty member in the Physical Therapy department at Chapman University and she recently returned from her second visit to El Salvador, where she is helping advance physical therapy. Hignojoz was invited by the United Cerebral Palsy Organization and a physical therapist from UCLA Hospital (also a former faculty member
I had the opportunity to serve as Faculty Sponsor for a team of physical therapy students competing in the Student Bowl competition sponsored by the California Physical Therapy Association . On Saturday March 29, 2014, a team of 5 Chapman DPT students won the second annual PT Student Bowl competition at the California PT Student Conclave.
Chapman University’s Stroke Boot Camp was held on campus last June and was the subject of a page-one feature in The Los Angeles Times, Tuesday, August 13, 2013. For stroke survivors, the 10-day boot camp is a chance to strengthen not just mind and body but also communal bonds. “Like at any summer camp, people blossom, lose their