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Old 28-07-2011, 03:08 PM   #1
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Hello, My name is Danielle and I am a third year PT student. I am currently on my third clinical and was introduced to Soma Simple by my clinical instructor (smikolic). I am interested in learning more about PT and getting up to date resources and connections with other therapists.
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Old 28-07-2011, 03:16 PM   #2
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Hi Danielle! Welcome to SomaSimple!

I'm sure smikolic will guide you to whatever she wants you to see, but if any of us can be of any help, please just ask.
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Old 28-07-2011, 03:28 PM   #3
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Hello and welcome Danielle.
Use the Search function and enjoy!
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Old 28-07-2011, 03:38 PM   #4
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Thank you so much for the welcoming Diane and Bas Asselbergs. I am looking forward to utilizing everything soma simple has to offer.
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Old 28-07-2011, 04:23 PM   #5
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Welcome Danielle to SS.

I'm guessing the thoughts and ideas presented to you from Stephanie may be a little different from what you have done at your other clinicals? Enjoy.
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Old 28-07-2011, 05:15 PM   #6
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Welcome, Danielle.

If Stephanie hasn't already suggested it, I would recommend you take a look at the "Forum Moderators' Current Consensus on Pain" and the "Forum Moderators' Consensus on the Culture of SomaSimple" threads (just type/cut-and-past these into the search box and the links to the threads will appear on the list). The former has a fairly up-to-date reading list, which unfortunately you probably haven't been exposed to in any depth in PT school.

Happy reading and discussing!
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Old 28-07-2011, 05:21 PM   #7
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How long is your clinical?
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Old 28-07-2011, 06:26 PM   #8
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We have five 7-week clinicals. I am currently in the end of my 4-weeks on my third clinical.
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Old 28-07-2011, 07:41 PM   #9
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Welcome Danielle,

I introduce my students to SS too and even help them through the registration process if needed. But they don't post. I expect you'll benefit from participating here in ways my students won't.

What school are you studying at?
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Old 28-07-2011, 09:43 PM   #10
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Welcome. There's no other place like this.
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Old 28-07-2011, 10:49 PM   #11
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Welcome Danielle,

I wish I'd have the opportunity and the guts to join a site like this as a student. You have an opportunity to learn the thought process from people who love to think, learn, and move forward in progressing PT.

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Old 28-07-2011, 11:33 PM   #12
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Welcome Danielle,

I like being part of the welcome wagon.
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