New Stride Physical Therapy is committed to the clinical education of PT, PTA, and undergraduate students. New Stride serves as a clinical education site for the Del Mar PTA program and an internship site for Texas A&M University Kinesiology and Health Science Programs. New Stride also accepts college students interested in obtaining observation hours required for PT/PTA programs.
PT and PTA students will have the opportunity to gain experience in the following clinical areas:
Orthopedics including treatment of the spine and joints Balance and vertigo Pilates (Island and Staples) All students must wear closed toe shoes with a collared polo shirt and dockers. Dress professionally during all onsite visits. Park on the street at the Island location and in the back parking lot at the Staples location.
3633 S Staples Traci McCloskey, PT, DPT, Clinic Director
Staples Clinic hours of operation are Monday – Thursday from 8am to 6pm
14302 Nemo Court (Padre Island) Traci McCloskey, PT, DPT, Clinic Director
Island Clinic hours of operation are Monday – Thursday from 8am to 6pm and Friday 8am to 12pm.
Prior to starting clinical rotation, PTA, PT, Kinesiology and Athletic Training students are required to submit the following:
You are not allowed to start your internship without email confirmation from Dr. McCloskey.
Prior to starting observation or volunteer hours, students are required to submit the following:
Please email all required documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once all of the required documentation is received, your request will be considered.
You are not allowed to start your observation/volunteer hours without email confirmation from Dr. McCloskey.