Tag Archives: Certified Physical Therapist

  1. Physical Therapist Haydee Bustos is a Pillar of Strength in the Duchenne Community

    Posted on February 22, 20174:12 pm

      Haydee Bustos has a passion for helping kids, and through her experience as a physical therapist, she discovered an even deeper desire to help kids with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. A fatal genetic disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy causes muscle deterioration leaving patients, mostly boys, wheelchair bound by their mid-teens and claims their lives by their Read more »

  2. Physical Therapist Darcy Peach Provides Peace of Mind to Duchenne Families

    Posted on January 26, 20173:51 pm

      Darcy Peach discovered her calling to become a physical therapist while undergoing treatment for a volleyball injury in high school. During her treatment sessions, Darcy’s physical therapist took a great deal of care and time in treating her.  She witnessed first-hand the therapeutic and relationship building benefits that occur during the process of physical Read more »

  3. Spotlight on Jerry Hsu, PT, CureDuchenne Cares Certified Physical Therapist

    Posted on October 12, 20164:28 pm

      A physical therapist is required to take on multiple roles while caring for their patients, and this is especially true when treating a complex condition such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy.  It is these multiple roles and complicated diseases that keep Jerry Hsu, an Orange County, California-based physical therapist, excited about his job every day. Read more »

  4. Expanding and Improving Duchenne Standard of Care

    Posted on September 23, 20154:01 pm

      As a mom of a son with Duchenne, I understand the importance of physical therapy in this disease.  Early after Hawken’s diagnosis, we were referred to a physical therapy facility that knew very little about the nuances of physical therapy for Duchenne.  The PT’s in that state supported clinic actually used strength building exercises Read more »