180 – Joseph Day and Project Homeless Connect

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Episode 179 Chaser

In this episode, Jimmy interviews Joseph Day about Project Homeless Connect and service trips.

Bio: Joseph Day PT, PhD, OCS, CIMT

Our next guest is an assistant professor of physical therapy at the University of South Alabama. He earned his MS in physical therapy in 2004 from the University of Kentucky.

After earning his Masters degree, he practiced as a physical therapist in a variety of outpatient clinics with a focus on spine rehabilitation and upper extremity injuries. Before completing his doctorate in rehabilitation sciences at the University of Kentucky, he earned his board certification in orthopedics and became a certified integrated manual therapist.

His current duties at the University of South Alabama include clinical practice, teaching in the musculoskeletal courses, and research. His research interests include regional interdependency in upper extremity orthopedic injuries, rehabilitative ultrasound imaging, and service learning for students. In his spare time, his wife and 3 children (and 1 on the way) keep Joseph very busy.

Contact Joseph Day

Email: josephday@southalabama.edu

Episode 179 Shoutouts

Barry Dale, PT, PhD, OCS, SCS, ATC, CSCS

Episode Highlights

(2:26) How does service learning and the homeless come into play with physical therapy?

(4:42) What missionary work have you done overseas?

(6:37) What other traveling do you do?

(7:29) What is something you picked up from a WCPT event?

(8:55) Do you use any apps in practice?

(12:32) Where is somewhere you would want to work as a PT?

(13:32) What is something you have recently read that really inspired you?

(14:42) Who is someone in the field of physical therapy that we should know more about?

(15:42) Talk about integrating clinical practice into teaching

(17:32) What does it mean to be certified as an integrated manual therapist?

#partingshots Find time for service and reflect on why you’re doing it

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