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Livestrong Program Helps Cancer Patients Heal, Body and Spirit

June 13, 2019

Livestrong Program Helps Cancer Patients Heal, Body and Spirit

By In the Loop intheloop

A YMCA program in Rochester gives people a chance to regain their health after cancer, and offers Mayo’s Physical Therapy student volunteers an opportunity to hone their skills while helping others.

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Tags: Cancer, Dr. Kathryn Ruddy, Heather Stonelake-French, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Physical Therapy


Physical Therapist By Day, Musician By Night (and Weekend and Lunch Hour)

September 7, 2017

Physical Therapist By Day, Musician By Night (and Weekend and Lunch Hour)

By In the Loop intheloop

Physical therapist Ray Lunasin’s day job is to help people recover from injuries or illnesses. But it’s how he spends his time outside of work that often brings patients comfort.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin, Physical Therapy, Ray Lunasin


'I Didn't Think I'd Walk Again'

June 22, 2017

‘I Didn’t Think I’d Walk Again’

By In the Loop intheloop

A snowmobiling accident left Jered Chinnock paralyzed from the middle of his torso down. He didn’t think he’d ever walk again. But now, thanks to pioneering research, he is taking steps toward reaching that goal and others. 

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Tags: Dr. Kendall Lee, Dr. Kristin Zhao, Jered Chinnock, Physical Therapy, research


September 13, 2016

Mayo Physical Therapist Goes Rim2Rim Across Grand Canyon with Patient

By In the Loop intheloop

Kristin Salzman first met Jenny Kollasch, a physical therapist at Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus, after experiencing discomfort following one of several surgeries she underwent as part of her stage IIIA breast cancer treatment. “I couldn’t lay back, I was hurting so badly,” Kristin says. “So someone suggested I go to physical therapy, and that’s when […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Grand Canyon, Jenny Kollach, Physical Therapy


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