Rachel I. Boccard, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy: University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Why did you choose this profession?
I chose physical therapy because I was drawn to the medical field and I love being active. I wanted to pursue a career where I could help others and make a difference in their lives. I love the communication aspect and being able to truly build a relationship with all of my patients.
Interests and Hobbies:
Exploring new places, traveling, staying active, getting outdoors, and spending time with my friends and family.
Did you know?
I have lived in Long Island, Buffalo, Atlanta, and Syracuse! I also traveled to Haiti on a medical mission trip.
What do you find most challenging or compelling about your job?
I love the challenge of being a physical therapist. Every single patient presents differently and they need to be treated accordingly. I love that there are always new and emerging ideas, research, and techniques to help better the profession.
What do you believe is your best quality as a practitioner?
My compassion for others and excitement for the PT field. I absolutely love what I do and love helping my patients.
Quantifying whiplash injury
An update on concussion and core foundations: the truth about your pelvic floor
Combined sections meeting 2016
Women's health and orthopedic issues
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