Kinesiology Student Determined to Help Others

By Trisha Ratledge

Megan Hansen is less than a year away from earning her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from CSUSM

Megan Hansen began envisioning life as a physical therapist very early. At a martial arts class one morning a dozen years ago, she watched her mom spar with the instructor and, in throwing a roundhouse kick, her mom tore her ACL, a major ligament in the knee. 

“It was really bad,” said Hansen, who adds that the injury required three surgeries. “She also messed up her meniscus (cartilage between the shinbone and the thighbone). We’ve been in and out of physical therapy clinics for years. It’s something that bothers her every day.”  Read more…

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