Brian J. Eckenrode

Associate Professor, Program Director Hybrid DPT, Physical Therapy

Health Science Center (215) 572-2097

About Me

Brian Eckenrode, PT, DPT, OCS is an Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Arcadia University. He is the Hybrid DPT Program Director and director of the Arcadia University Running Injury Clinic, and previously served as the coordinator of the Arcadia University Orthopaedic Residency Program through December 2019. Dr. Eckenrode graduated from Arcadia University with a BA in Psychobiology in 1997 and his MSPT in 1999, then went on to earn his tDPT from Temple University in 2009. His clinical focus is on the evaluation and treatment of orthopaedic and sports medicine injuries. Dr. Eckenrode became a board certified orthopaedic clinical specialist in 2005, and was re-certified in 2014. Prior to joining the faculty, he advanced through the ranks from Senior Level, I, II, Advanced Clinician and most recently served as the Sports Team Leader at Penn Sports Medicine Center, Good Shepherd Penn Partners. He also worked for the Sports Medicine and Performance Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Brian has published peer-reviewed research articles, written book chapters, and presented at national and international physical therapy professional meetings. He is currently serving on the Education Committee of the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy of the APTA, having previously served on the Nominating Committee (2017-2020) for the Academy.

Philadelphia, PA

Home Country
United States of America


Education History

Arcadia University 1997

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Psychobiology

Arcadia University 1999

Master of Science, Major in Physical Therapy

Temple University 2009

Doctor of Physical Therapy