About This Team

Country: Costa Rica

Arrival Date: 06/02/2018

Departure Date: 06/10/2018

Duration: 9 days

Arrival City: San Jose

Departure City: San Jose

Cost: $1895.00

GVSU students will be working in partner communities in Costa Rica to provide health services to those in need. While in Costa Rica, volunteers will also have the opportunity to learn valuable skills and explore the cultural landscape in a meaningful way!
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About Physical Therapy

ISL’s Physical Therapy teams are very interactive and highly specialized.  Volunteers learn methods of restoring functional movement, perform orthopedic massage, and learn to assess and evaluate soft tissue manually, without the aid of x-ray and MRI testing, an excellent triage method for determining the site and extent of an injury when high tech equipment is not available.

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About Costa Rica

Costa Rica (“rich coast” in Spanish) is a Central American country bordered by the Pacific Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, Nicaragua and Panama. Costa Rica has become one of the most stable, democratic, prosperous, and progressive nations in Latin America.

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