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Traumatic Brain Injuries: Prevention and Care

Misti Timpson, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS, faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, explains traumatic brain injuries, prevention, and treatment. Timpson explains that many people with mild brain injury may recover on their own naturally without intervention. But in cases of moderate and severe brain injury, [...]

2020-07-16T10:12:44-07:00July 16th, 2020|rmupload|

The World of Early Intervention from a Speech-Language Pathologist Perspective

Cherina Williams, M.Ed, CCC-SLP, is a licensed speech-language pathologist (SLP) and student in the Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology (SLPD) program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP). As an SLP, Williams works to evaluate, diagnose, and treat from the neck up, and she has a special interest in early intervention. SLP Early Intervention and [...]

2020-06-08T15:22:27-07:00May 29th, 2020|rmupload|

PT & the Patient: Beyond the Average Knee Pain

David Paulson, PT, DPT, OCS, is a physical therapist with over 30 years of experience. As a professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP), Paulson teaches courses in the musculoskeletal portion of our DPT curriculum. Aside from his teaching responsibilities, he works two mornings each [...]

2020-06-19T10:41:22-07:00May 23rd, 2020|rmupload|

Head and Neck Cancer: A Candid Discussion About Laryngectomy

Phil Sechtem, PhD, CCC-SLP, and associate professor in the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program, and fellow faculty member Kristen McDougal discuss laryngectomies, the surgery, and recovery process.  Understanding a Laryngectomy Laryngectomy is a surgical procedure for people who have cancer in the larynx where vocal cords are housed. “Laryngectomies are prevalent with cancers [...]

2020-06-08T13:50:02-07:00May 20th, 2020|rmupload|

Healthy Eating and Exercise

Health wellness expert and professional basketball player Kyle Collinsworth and physician assistant Tyler Sommer, MPAS, PA-C, and Associate Program Director of the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Master of Physician Assistant program, share insights into healthy lifestyle choices and habits. Making Healthy Lifestyle Habits “When trying to make change, keep it simple with one [...]

2020-05-11T08:23:44-07:00May 11th, 2020|rmupload|

Suicide Prevention: How Healthcare Professionals Can Help

Amy Kashiwa, OTD, OTR/L, is a graduate of the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP). While in the OTD program, Kashiwa focused her capstone project on occupational therapy and suicide prevention, particulary with veterans. Her work culminated in an article published in the American Journal of Occupational [...]

2020-05-06T10:08:11-07:00May 4th, 2020|rmupload|

A Healthy Mouth: What You Need to Know

Marie Pittman, PA-C, completed her dental hygiene degree from Utah Valley University (UVU) in 2008. After working as a dental hygienist for three years, she attended the physician assistant (PA) program at Idaho State University and graduated in 2013. Since becoming a PA, she worked in family practice and inpatient psychiatry, as well as taught [...]

2020-04-24T10:20:56-07:00April 24th, 2020|rmupload|

Building Muscle for All Ages

Coleby Clawson, PT, DPT, CSCS, is an assistant professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP). Aside from his faculty position, Clawson directs the university’s pro-bono physical therapy clinic, the Community Rehabilitation Clinic, where he also treats patients. His passion for strength and conditioning didn’t start with [...]

2020-04-16T09:30:28-07:00April 16th, 2020|rmupload|
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