• Shauney Moen

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Shauney's Bio:
    I graduated from CSS in 2014 with a B.A. in psychology with a biology minor and completed the M.S. EXP program at CSS in 2015. I am now a 2nd year physical therapy student at CSS and I'm loving it! I chose St. Scholastica based on the welcoming environment. I played softball at CSS during my four years of undergraduate studies. I am now the Captain of the CSS Love Your Melon Crew and a PT club rep. I enjoy the company of my friends, being outside, playing volleyball, relaxing and my cat Mittens!

  • Jesse Heaton

    Graduate Student
    Heyworth, IL
    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Patrick Linn

    Class of 2017
    Roseville, MN
    Communication Major, Film Concentration

    Bryan Chavez

    Junior
    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Cheyenne Lemm

    Senior
    Cromwell, MN
    History and Social Science Secondary Education

  • Emily Nelson

    Class of 2017
    Rochester, MN
    Communications

    Jason Chavez

    Senior
    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

    Neena Koslowski

    Junior
    Apple Valley, MN
    Management

  • Brooke Elvehjem

    Junior
    Mora, MN
    Biology

    Alexa Lee

    Class of 2017
    Esko, MN
    English

    Tayler Boelk

    Class of 2017
    Duluth, MN
    English

    Courtney Stempinski

    Class of 2017, Graduate Student
    Cambridge, MN
    Master of Education

  • Victoria Tabolich

    Sophomore
    Cambridge, MN
    Exercise Physiology

    Morgan Richie

    Class of 2017
    Hudson, WI
    Biology and Spanish

    Marisa Hutterer

    Class of 2017
    Prior Lake, MN
    Social Work

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

  • Semaj Moore

    Class of 2017
    Minneapolis, MN
    English, Medieval & Renaissance

    Malvern Madondo

    Junior
    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Jin Baek

    Senior
    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

Wheelchair Evaluations

Another one of the many topics we cover in PT School is wheelchairs, how to operate them, how to fit them, and how to educate our patients on their wheelchairs.

We make sure that the seat cushions are just right so they have adequate pressure relief, that it fits the width, height, and depth of the patient.

We also need to keep in mind what functions the patient would like to have. For example, do they need special wheels to go on different terrains, do they want special colors, does it need a special grip on the wheels, etc.

My classmate Mat was being the example for our professor Mike to teach us how to evaluate for proper wheelchair fittings.

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