Path to PT

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Taiwo Adeshigbin is a former Mizzou women’s soccer player and #MizzouMade Physical Therapist, currently working in Phoenix at Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy, where she was recently named physical therapist of the month. While some students have a linear journey through college, knowing what they want to pursue from the beginning and maintaining that path, many take a much more winding road to success. The latter is true for Adeshigbin, but the detours are ultimately what led her to success.  Adeshigbin transferred to Mizzou from a two-year college in Atlanta, after being recruited for the Women’s Soccer team. During her time playing for Mizzou Soccer, she sustained injuries that didn’t end her soccer career, but caused her to spend many hours in physical therapy to get well enough to get back on the field. These experiences in physical therapy caused her to contemplate a career in PT down the road,...

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