Lindsey Nichols, MS, DPT

An education that never stops

Ithaca College Ithaca, NY
BS in Clinical Science/Physical Therapy, May 2009
Honors: Deans List, Fall 2006, Fall 2007, Fall 2008
Awards: Gentilezza Scholarship 2005, NECA Scholarship 2005, 2006, 2007

Ithaca College Rochester, NY
MS in Physical Therapy, October 2010
DPT in Physical Therapy, December 2010

Professional Work Experience

Pantops Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy
7/01/2013-Current

Regional Hospital of Scranton, Scranton, PA
12/03/10 – 6/01/2013
Provided physical therapy services in both the outpatient and hospital setting. Assessed patients’ rehabilitative needs, jointly developed patient plan of care and treatment goals and conducted physician-prescribed PT programs for medically complex patients (children through geriatric)

Mercy Health Partners, Scranton, PA
5/24/10 – 8/13/10
Outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinical affiliation. Independently evaluate and treat patients with diagnoses including TKR, THR, TSA, Bell’s Palsy, cervical, mid-back, and lumbar pain, as well as pain and strains in the hand, wrist, and foot.

Clinical Affiliation with Genesis Healthcare Silver Stream Center in Spring House, PA
10/26/09-12/11/10
Independently evaluated and carried out treatment sessions with a variety of patients with neurological, cardiac, respiratory, and orthopedic disorders. Worked in conjunction with the center’s physiatrist, OTs, COTAs, SLPs. Provided inservices to CNAs concerning assistive/adaptive devices and maintenance programs.

Summer Position with Pro Rehabilitation Services, Clarks Summit, PA
Summer 2009

Clinical Affiliation with Pro Rehabilitation Services, Clarks Summit, PA
1/5/09 – 2/13/09

Clinical Affiliation with Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains, PA
5/19/08 – 6/27/08

Helping people to attain or regain the ability to walk and carry out activities of daily living can lead to a great feeling of personal satisfaction. It is very rewarding to work with patients one-on-one, see them progress through treatment, and know that you are really making a difference in their lives!