Student Information

Student Name

Janienne Palmer

Email

janiennepalmer@yahoo.com

Academy

Bio-Med

Internship Information

Company/Organization: Kipnis Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine

Mentor(s):Lauren Farrell

Topic of Internship

Physical Therapy

Background Information

Kipnis Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine was started in 1990 and it has now established three large facilities in New Jersey. These three facilities are located in Secaucus, Hackensack and Cliffside Park. It has over thirty employees which includes physical therapists, occupational therapists, massage therapists, front desk administrative associates, administrative and clinical advisors, managers and executives.

Summary of Internship

At Kipnis Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine, I observe the therapists while they work on different patients. In the morning, I go around every table and make sure it is clean and prepared for the next patient. I make sure the laundry is done and the alcohol and water bottles are filled. I patiently watch the therapists and see how they deal with patients in different situations. I cannot physically touch the patients but I am allowed to assist them in their exercises and make sure they are safe. I also help the front desk with anything they would need. At Kipnis Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine gives you the opportunity to learn the business and physical therapy aspect.

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