Posted in Community Service/Service Learning

Physical Therapy’s Call to Arms

By Bay State on December 6, 2017

Although we are a culture that craves a quick fix, prescription painkillers are not always the answer to pain management.  In fact, long-term or high-dosage use of addictive prescription painkillers has led to an average of 91 deaths daily. What’s an alternative solution for pain? Physical therapy.

Physical Therapist Assistant Students Join Forces with Local Health Club to Support Active Agers

By Meaghan Cayer on April 20, 2017

Bay State College's Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program is so dedicated to service learning, they've made it a core part of their curriculum! PTA students are assigned their service learning projects during their first semester, and work on them for the remainder of their two-year program. We sat down with a group of graduating PTA students - Sammi Lehr, Kaitlin Kolesnikoff and Alison Quill - to learn more about the service learning project they completed this year.

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