Using Currere Concepts with Writing during Physical Therapy Treatment

  • Jennifer Lynne Bird Rosarian Academy
  • C. Jayne Brahler University of Dayton
  • Eric T. Wanner Palm Beach Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center


This currere composition connects autobiographical inquiry with clinical research for physical therapy patients who completed expressive writing during their treatment.  The authors illustrate the benefits of using expressive writing as part of the healing process and connect the patient experience to the four phases of the currere process.