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Department of Physical Therapy to Host Spring PT Day April 23

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Students from other disciplines at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will get to learn about physical therapy (PT) and its impact on health care during the Department of Physical Therapy’s 2018 Spring PT Day on April 23. The event will be on Monday, April 23 in the General Education Building B104 from 10:30… Read More


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Physical Therapy Student Inspired by ‘Best Friend’ to Help Seniors

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Charquita Lightfoot’s best friend influenced her to choose a career in physical therapy. “I used to call my grandfather my best friend,” she said. “When my grandfather was in the hospital and I saw how he benefited from inpatient physical therapy, it really drove me to want to be in the profession.” Now, a second-year… Read More


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Physical Therapy Department to Host GoBabyGo! Memphis, Bringing Mobility to Children with Special Needs Through Custom-Modified Toy Cars

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Initiative Retrofits Ride-on Toy Cars for Children with Mobility Issues; Promotes Movement, Sociability and Fun Those shiny motorized cars for sale at toy stores are off-limits to some children with mobility issues that prevent them from being able to maneuver them. But on a Saturday in September, a dozen children with limited mobility will get the… Read More


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University Therapists Gets New Space on Campus

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Physical therapy is all about moving toward a better quality of life. University Therapists, an outpatient rehabilitation clinic operated by faculty members of the Department of Physical Therapy at UTHSC, has new space on campus to help clients on that journey. The practice, which is more than 30 years old, recently moved into renovated space… Read More