• Jesse Heaton

    Jesse Heaton

    Graduate Student
    Heyworth, IL
    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Jesse's Bio:
    I graduated in 2015 with a B.S. in Exercise Physiology and am now in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program here at CSS. I played on the baseball team at CSS for four years. I was also a statistics tutor and currently work as personal care assistant in Duluth. I love the outdoors, hunting fishing, hiking, etc. While being at St. Scholastica I have noticed the “family” atmosphere and I am truly enjoying every second of it.

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    Junior
    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

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    Aurora, CO
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    Apple Valley, MN
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    Brussels, Belgium
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    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

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    Harare, Zimbabwe
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    Senior
    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

DPT Interventions I lab

During the DPT program, we have lab hours that are held by our teaching assistants (TA’s) almost twice a week. It is very important for us as aspiring professionals to make the most of these lab hours. Often times we have competencies during lab hours that will check to see if our skills of certain tests, measures, and interventions are up to par with where they need to be in order to be successful on practicals.

Yesterday I had my second interventions practical, which included Ultra Sound and Electrical Stimulation. My made up case was an individual with chronic sciatica that I needed to educate, treat, and document. I chose to do electrical stimulation to bring about the most beneficial treatment for my patient. One of the biggest portions of practicals are being able to rationalize your treatment decision and put it into layman’s terms for the patient to understand.

With each lab we are able to hone in our communication skills and understanding of the material in order to apply it during practicals and during future clinicals. This learning experience has been extremely beneficial. I’m thankful our program allows us to interact with our classmates during lab time and practice hands on.

Below is a picture of me with an E-stim unit on my bicep.

Using electrical stimulation during lab to practice skills on muscle reeducation.

Using electrical stimulation during lab to practice skills on muscle reeducation.

Getting that nice bicep contraction with electrical stimulation!

Getting that nice bicep contraction with electrical stimulation!

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