The treatment concluded.
The patient reports feeling much better.
In conversation, the realization came.
I was the first and only human touch
this patient had in years.
Five to be exact, when her husband died.
by Maureen Becker, P.T.
Maureen Becker is a private practitioner with DeVita and Becker, Inc. on Staten Island, and the Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education at the College of Staten Island.