Superheroes are everywhere right now – the world is obsessed with the characters from DC and Marvel comics! But while everyone in health care knows that the true superheroes are kids fighting childhood cancer, or patients battling to recover from injury or illness, women who work in health care…

There’s no better motivation than showing your 4-year-old daughter the importance of following your dreams. Danyal Melchor always knew she wanted a career where she could help children feel better.
“I was always fascinated with wanting to help care for little children and help with their…

Ambraya Grisby was the oldest of seven kids growing up in a single parent household in South Stockton, California. Her mom worked hard to support the family but as the oldest, Ambraya had to help. In seventh grade she was pretty much raising her baby sister, finding time for homework and…

Every year, more than 15 million Americans face food allergies – and when dealing with food allergies, a scratchy throat or an itchy rash could become deadly if left untreated. Remember: an allergen is not the same as an allergy. An allergen causes and allergic reaction; an allergy is the body’s…

Helping patients feel better is a huge part of being a physical therapist assistant. Carrington College Physical Therapist Assistant [1] graduates working at Archstone Care Center share what a typical day is like.
“We’re all about functional exercise so (on a typical day I help patients…

When we spoke with Josephine Encinas she was finishing up her last externship week in the Physical Therapy Technology (PTT) program [1] in Tucson, AZ. She will walk the stage at her graduation ceremony in May.
Josephine started the PTT certificate program in May 2016. Josephine and her…

There’s a lot more that goes into taking an x-ray than you might think! Carrington College Medical Radiography [1] students explain what they’re learning in the program.
“Students learn everything from knowing the anatomy, how to position the anatomy, what type of pathology to look for…