PT Pintcast - Physical Therapy

PT Pintcast - Physical Therapy


Physical Therapy and the Special Olympics with Suzanne O’Neal

November 18, 2019

We talked with Physical Therapist Suzanne O'Neal. Suzanne is an assistant professor in the DPT program at Midwestern University and a neuro nerd and huge proponent of community service.

She's also a Clinical Director for Special Olympics Arizona.

In that role, she help's to coordinate free PT screenings for Special Olympic athletes at various state games.

We covered:

Why is community service so important? And why is it important to start fostering this belief in PT education?  What are the Special Olympics FUNfitness PT screenings?Who is involved in the screenings?  How did she get involved in Special Olympics?How can YOU get involved?


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