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

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
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!