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Physical Therapy

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director 

After a year of running virtually, Doctor of Physical Therapy students are ready to do the real thing again — outside.

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

by Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Rachel Fields says she believes in divine intervention.

How else then, can she explain how, as a basketball player in her junior season of high school, she tore her ACL — but it led to her deciding what she wanted to do with the rest of her life?

It sounds amazing, but that’s exactly what happened.

Physical Therapy

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Part of the great experience, I have been told, of attending classes in the College of Health Sciences, revolves around the opportunities our students have — to research, to publish and to gain real-world academic skills.

Nothing could illustrate this better than the list Timothy Uhl, PhD, ATC, PT, FNATA, recently compiled showcasing some of the notable achievements he and his students have made over the past few months.

Physical Therapy

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Madi Kelly had an interesting first day on the job.

Working as a Program Coordinator at Walter Reed Military Medical Center, Kelly — who graduated from UK with a Clinical Leadership and Management degree in 2020 — had recently been promoted from her clinical research assistant position.

Physical Therapy

By Ellee Sidebottom
CHS Contributor

“I can help people use their own body to get them well and then I can teach them the concepts they can continue to use to stay well, which is really unique.”

This is how UK alum Matt Fitch, PT, DPS, OCS, describes being a physical therapist.

Physical Therapy

By Ellee Sidebottom
CHS Contributor

In Louisa, a town with a population of just under 2,500 people, there aren’t a variety of physical therapy clinics around. Located in Lawrence County, in the far eastern part of Kentucky, the city is almost on the West Virginia border, far from metropolitan areas.

Physical Therapy

By Ellee Sidebottom
CHS Contributor

This UK graduate and CHS alumnus traveled 3,000 miles around the world to find his calling.

Physical Therapy

RHB Celebrates 20th anniversary, name change

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Physical Therapy

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Allison Hoey always wanted to be a physical therapist, ever since she was a young athlete.

It made sense. She’d had a lot of experience working with PTs. She can tell you that recovering from an ACL injury leads to nine months of rehab — because she did it in high school.

Twice.

And she can tell you how hard it is to come back from that kind of injury.

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