Tag: UTHSC Physical Therapy Department

Physical Therapist Dedicated to Improving Quality of Life in COVID-19 Patients


Tamika Love, DPT, is among the many graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, who are serving as first responders during the coronavirus pandemic. A 2010 graduate of the UTHSC Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions, she has been assigned to assist in the rehabilitation of patients who have… Read More

UTHSC to Host Second-Annual GoBabyGo! Memphis Rodeo July 21


Alexis Phillips said she spent hours looking for a toy electric ride-in car to give her son, Wyatt, for Christmas, but she could not locate one he could safely use. Fate intervened, she said, when Wyatt’s physical therapist, an alum of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Physical Therapy (PT) Department, introduced her to… Read More

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


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