Hardin-Simmons University Physical Therapy

Hardin-Simmons University Physical Therapy The Department of Physical Therapy at HSU prides itself on preparing outstanding entry-level and transitional doctoral level Physical Therapists.
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The Department of Physical Therapy at Hardin-Simmons University prides itself on preparing outstanding entry-level and transitional doctoral level Physical Therapists who demonstrate excellence in practice and are enlightened by Christian faith and values. We exemplify excellence and integrity via lifelong learning, service and faith! Our program offers small class sizes which encourage individual attention, hands-on and service learning which begins the first week of classes, an amazing and talented faculty dedicated to YOUR success and numerous opportunities to advance basic skills to distinguish YOU from others. On this page you can learn more about our program, but also EXPERIENCE the HSU difference. See, through pictures & videos, the opportunities our students have for learning. Read what current and former students are saying about their education and the opportunities it has provided for their careers. Thanks for checking us out. Follow us on twitter at #HSUDPT.

Mission: The mission of the Hardin-Simmons University Physical Therapy program is to prepare individuals who demonstrate excellence in the practice of physical therapy and are enlightened by Christian faith and values.

It's #givingtuesday please support our PT Missions by making a donation today. All donations are appreciated. http://fun...
12/03/2019
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It's #givingtuesday please support our PT Missions by making a donation today. All donations are appreciated. http://fund.hsutx.edu/site/TR?fr_id=1664&pg=entry

Acts 16:28 states: In Him we live and move and have our being. In the Department of Physical Therapy at Hardin-Simmons University, we believe “our being” comes from serving the Lord by utilizing the talents He has given us to promote movement and assist those with disabilities. During the summer...

So proud she's one of us! Dr. Schaeffer is an alumni of HSU PT and also a faculty member. She works hard to place our st...
11/12/2019

So proud she's one of us! Dr. Schaeffer is an alumni of HSU PT and also a faculty member. She works hard to place our students in the best clinical rotations. Her passion for physical therapy and serving others is contagious! #hsudpt #physicaltherapy

Thank you to all of the men and women who serve so we can have the freedoms we enjoy.  We appreciate your sacrifices.
11/11/2019

Thank you to all of the men and women who serve so we can have the freedoms we enjoy. We appreciate your sacrifices.

Had a little Halloween fun yesterday. Our first year students visited the Day Nursery of Abilene and gave out treat bags...
11/01/2019

Had a little Halloween fun yesterday. Our first year students visited the Day Nursery of Abilene and gave out treat bags. We all had fun dressing up.

10/01/2019
09/12/2019
We remember!
09/11/2019

We remember!

07/17/2019

Many students and faculty are preparing to leave for Thailand on Saturday for the annual mission trip with Wheels for the World and Joni and Friends. We are excited and honored to be a part of this experience. Please be praying for safe travels and for the people we contact in Thailand.

1st day at family camp #hsudpt #joniandfriends #campallen
06/19/2019

1st day at family camp #hsudpt #joniandfriends #campallen

It's the annual wheelchair basketball game HSUPT v. Texas Tumbleweeds #hsudpt #ptstudent
06/18/2019

It's the annual wheelchair basketball game HSUPT v. Texas Tumbleweeds #hsudpt #ptstudent

06/14/2019

What an honor for Drs. O'Connell! We are very proud and excited for them. #hsu #hsutx

Core training #ptstudent
11/29/2018

Core training #ptstudent

11/29/2018
Core Workout

Core workout with Dr. Rutland and Dr. Jumper #physicaltherapy #ptstudent

Wishing everyone a very blessed Thanksgiving.
11/20/2018

Wishing everyone a very blessed Thanksgiving.

Pam has been so great to help us with Kinesio Taping for many years. We consider her one of our own. Happy National PT M...
10/24/2018
Kinesio is celebrating National Physical Therapy Month! | Kinesio Tape

Pam has been so great to help us with Kinesio Taping for many years. We consider her one of our own. Happy National PT Month.https://kinesiotaping.com/kinesio-is-celebrating-national-physical-therapy-month/

Physical Therapists know all too well about the opioid crisis that is affecting our country today. A physical therapist makes a difference in patients’ lives that come in and out of their clinic and can be a strong influence for better pain relief options within their families and communities. #na...

October is National Physical Therapy Month.  Thank you to Mayor Anthony Williams for recognizing our wonderful professio...
10/17/2018
Abilene City Council recognizes HSU's Physical Therapy Program during National PT Month | Hardin-Simmons University

October is National Physical Therapy Month. Thank you to Mayor Anthony Williams for recognizing our wonderful profession. https://www.hsutx.edu/about-hsu/news/abilene-city-council-recognizes-hsus-physical-therapy-program-during-national-pt-month/#.W8c4ZJ58yAU.email

The American Physical Therapy Association has designated the month of October as "National Physical Therapy Month," and this morning, in honor of Hardin-Simmons' growing Physical Therapy program, the City of Abilene followed suit. Mayor Anthony Williams officially proclaimed October as "National Phy...

10/12/2018

It's homecoming weekend!! We are having an open house tomorrow from 10 am-12 pm. Stop by and check out our new building located at 1325 Pine Street. We will also have chili dogs with all the sides and trimmings

We are so blessed to have this amazing new facility. https://www.bigcountryhomepage.com/news/main-news/ablabs-building-h...
09/07/2018
AbLabs building has new life with opening of Hardin-Simmons classrooms

We are so blessed to have this amazing new facility.
https://www.bigcountryhomepage.com/news/main-news/ablabs-building-has-new-life-with-opening-of-hardin-simmons-classrooms/1424440748

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB) - After three years of stagnation, the empty AbLabs building on Pine Street is buzzing with activity once again. The building was sold to Hardin-Simmons University in October of 2017 for a total of $1.5 million. That made up only a portion of the original $10 million price tag...

They are headed back from the mission trip to Peru! Can't wait to hear about it!
07/17/2018

They are headed back from the mission trip to Peru! Can't wait to hear about it!

HSU PT students volunteered to help clean up the Cedar Creek waterway and clear the hiking trails.
05/15/2018

HSU PT students volunteered to help clean up the Cedar Creek waterway and clear the hiking trails.

HSU PT students volunteered to help clean up the Cedar Creek waterway and clear the hiking trails.

Get More w/ Less!  Trained athletes improve lean body mass by ingesting fewer protein via expensive shakes! https://t.co...
06/02/2016
Protein Requirements for Strength Training : Strength & Conditioning Journal

Get More w/ Less! Trained athletes improve lean body mass by ingesting fewer protein via expensive shakes! https://t.co/wwTOUyeax3. #hsudpt

SUMMARY: THIS REVIEW EXAMINES THE LITERATURE ON PROTEIN REQUIREMENTS FOR STRENGTH TRAINING AND PROVIDES PRACTICAL SUGGESTIONS WITH REGARDS TO THE AMOUNT AND TIMING OF PROTEIN INTAKE. BY ANALYZING THE EFFECTS OF RESISTANCE EXERCISE ON PROTEIN METABOLISM, EXCESSIVELY HIGH PROTEIN REQUIREMENTS FOR S...

05/27/2016

A 30-year study shows the more sugar you eat–the higher your BMI. Cut sugar to decrease weight! #hsudpt #behealthy

05/23/2016

Lower LDL cholesterol! Keep bad cholesterol down by exercising intermittently at higher intensities! #hsudpt #behealthy

05/19/2016

Ab exercises improve appearance and also improve spinal stability. Protect your back today by strengthening those abs! #hsudpt #STRONG

recovery after workout is important-here are some tips from #moveforwardpt https://t.co/dReqPYn5Tn #hsudpt #behealthy
04/27/2016
Tips to Recover from a Workout

recovery after workout is important-here are some tips from #moveforwardpt https://t.co/dReqPYn5Tn #hsudpt #behealthy

Proper recovery following a workout is as essential as the workout itself. Whether you are beginning to work out for the first time or are altering your regimen, proper recovery is crucial to sustaini

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2200 Hickory St
Abilene, TX
79698

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Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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HSU DPT in action in Chiang Mai, Thailand
First day of chair distribution was challenging and rewarding! Much learning as well. Thank you Lord for the blessings!
Mission Team was welcomed with live jasmine flower leis.
HSU PT arrives in Thailand for our annual mission trip. Please pray the Lord uses us for his glory!