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physical therapy

  

Healing Veterans as a Physical Therapist

August 7, 2014 by Paul Rogers | News

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

Collaboration Brings Success to Stroke Awareness Picnic

July 9, 2014 by | News

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

Alumnus’ Physical Therapy Practice Recognized as Top in the Nation

July 1, 2014 by | News

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

Basic Training for Stroke Victims

June 26, 2014 by Joe Yogerst | News

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

Navigating a Career in Physical Therapy

June 5, 2014 by Joe Yogerst | News

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

Chapman professor advances physical therapy in El Salvador

May 1, 2014 by | News

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

Chapman Physical Therapy Students Win CPTA Student Bowl

April 24, 2014 by | News

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.

Stroke Boot Camp featured as Los Angeles Times cover story

August 13, 2013 by | News

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

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