Pros And Cons Of Physical Therapy

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While in college I became a volunteer at a hospital. There I came across physical therapy. Therapists would go to patient rooms to help individuals work on exercises or get them up to walk. Whenever I saw a physical therapist, I paid close attention. Therapists would help patients regain their strength or motion and I found that incredible. I did my own research and read more about what physical therapy was and the schooling needed. I want a career that will challenge me every day but also allows me to interact with and help people. During my research I came across Texas Woman’s University. While at college I reached out to someone at the office of admissions and we met. She gave me more information on the doctor of physical therapy program…show more content…
Also, it is remarkable that it is so close to the Texas Medical Center where there are many hospitals and opportunities. I have always been interested in a career in healthcare. Although any job in healthcare is tough it is worth it. There are a lot of different openings and it is a field that is always growing.
I never thought that I would purse something more than a bachelor. Actually, I am the first in my family to pursue higher schooling so I did not know much about it until I discovered physical therapy. I have been fortunate enough to have found something I love and am passionate about. Observing has given me so much motivation to continue. There have been many incredible experiences that reassure me this is what I want. At one of my observation experiences, there was a young girl that had an Ilizarov apparatus on her leg. The therapist that was working with her allowed me to help with holding a thera-band in place or tossing a ball back and forth. She told me she had come from a different country to have this procedure done. I found it so inspiring that every session she worked hard even when she did not feel her best. She also always kept a positive outlook on her situation. This was the first time I had the chance to actually interact with a patient and
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