The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) faculty at VSCC were invited to the 15th annual Clay Walker Charity Classic at Pebble Beach, CA from June 21-24, 2023. Regina Brown PTA, Dan Ashley PT, and Doug Perry PT provided manual therapy skill demonstrations and educational information to the golfers who participated in the fundraiser. The faculty were invited by Ken Smith PTA who is the Director of Development for the Clay Walker Foundation. Mr. Smith is a 2021 graduate of the VSCC PTA program.
The Clay Walker Foundation is a not-for-profit charitable organization that provides support for those who have been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The Clay Walker Foundation鈥檚 goal is to teach, help, and encourage people to live a fulfilled life while dealing with the symptoms of the condition. The foundation is one of the key leaders nationally in education, direct patient support and continues to expand its reach with further volunteers who assist the foundation. The access to physical therapy services is key to assisting the MS patient to perform at their best ability to lead a meaningful life.
A PTA is an individual who, upon graduating from an accredited program and passing a licensure examination, is qualified to provide physical therapy services to patients. Interested to learn more, visit the聽Physical Therapist Assistant Program web page.