Physical Therapy Program
The physical therapy program for students and professionals is the ideal opportunity for those looking to develop both their physical therapy and Spanish language skills.
Physical therapy placements take place at Hospital Lazarte in Trujillo and at Tony Molleapaza Rojas Children’s Hospital in Arequipa. At these hospitals you will be working with local physiotherapists providing physical therapy and rehabilitation to both children and adults.
Hospital Lazarte – Trujillo
At this large Teaching Hospital your time will be spent with adults and children covering all aspects of hospital physical therapy. The dedicated team of professionals here see a large number of patients each day.
Tony Molleapaza Rojas Children’s Hospital- Arequipa
At this award beautiful award winning NGO children’s hospital you will be working mainly with children many of whom are recovering from plastic or orthopedic surgery.
In addition to helping patients increase mobility and strength through physical therapy you will also have the opportunity to spend time working with other professionals in the team including speech therapists and psychologists.
Healthcare Spanish program
Participants of the physical therapy program have the option of taking our excellent medical Spanish program.
To complete their immersion into the Spanish language and quickly develop their language skills, we recommend that participants stay with our excellent home stay families.