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Why physical therapy? Because I like the hands-on experience with patients, and I like watching my patients’ steady progress and recovery. My parents needed physical therapy a few years ago after they were injured in a car accident. They became very close to their PT, and I became fascinated by the field. Every time he came over for a session, I badgered him with questions.
The Lower East Side is an iconic Jewish immigrant neighborhood in New York City, having been born and raised in NY, I’ve never been exposed to the life many grandparents, relatives or fellow jewish immigrants had to endure when they first came to NY. Today the Lower East Side of Manhattan has become a prime location where young artists and musicians are performing in a variety of music clubs as well as developers are quickly converting historic plots of real-estate into expensive lofts and new boutiques causing the evolving ethnic mix we have downtown today.
To some extent, trying to figure out how the human body works can feel like we’re chasing our own tail. How can we possibly master the inner workings and outer survival of a vessel that was magnificently created? This is partly what drives aspiring physicians like Yakov Glicksman in their studies. The recent Lander School of Arts & Sciences Biology valedictorian and current New York Medical College (NYMC) student has been drawn to better understanding anatomy since childhood, and is fast en route to an occupation in the field.