Physical Therapy

A headshot of Dr. Evan Cohen

Sep 23, 2022 Emily Horowitz

Dr. Cohen Presents at Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture on Blood Flow Restriction

By Danita Mapes ’23 Dr. Evan Cohen, associate professor of Physical Therapy, presented at the 22nd Annual Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture on Sept. 22 on the use of blood flow restriction (BFR) training to improve muscle strength and functional mobility in those with multiple sclerosis (MS). The...

Physical therapy students engage in a lesson from a professor.

Sep 6, 2022 Erin Kardon

Physical Therapy ONLINE Admission Information Session

Join us for a Physical Therapy ONLINE Admission Information Session.  Information Session Itinerary 7:00-8:00 PM Program Overivew 8:00-9:00 PM Q & A with Current DPT students REGISTER NOW Please note that to attend this event you must have already...

Jordan Polen '26, goalie for the women's soccer team

Aug 17, 2022 Emily Horowitz

New Knight to Know: Jordan Polen '26

Jordan Polen Major: Biology (Pre-PT) Hometown: Lincolnshire, Ill. Athletics: Goalie for the Arcadia women's soccer team. I was also a high school Academic All-American. Why I came to Arcadia: I was researching the best Physical Therapy programs in the country and found Arcadia. I knew I...

Physical Therapy X-ray collage

Jul 26, 2022 Lisa Stephens

Physical Therapy Continuing Education Course: Interdisciplinary Case-Based Approach to Medical Screening for the Physical Therapist

This interactive and interdisciplinary course is designed to advance the knowledge and skills required to recognize findings necessitating medical referral for patients in a variety of settings. The course will build on the clinician’s current clinical expertise through lecture, laboratory...

Exec. Dir. of the Parkinsons Council Wendy Lewis, Erika Aaron, former BOT Chair Alison Aaron Madsen

Jul 13, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia University Dedicates Dan Aaron Stay Fit Clinic

On Thursday, May 5, 2022, Arcadia University re-dedicated the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Clinic and celebrated the unveiling of the new custom-made sign. Joined by members of the Madsen and Aaron families, University leaders, trustees, Physical Therapy faculty and staff, students, patients, and caregivers...

Jun 13, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Class of 2022 Spotlight: John Deep

John Deep Dual degrees: Doctor of Physical Therapy and Master of Public Health.  Undergraduate: John earned a Bachelor of Science in exercise science from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.  At Arcadia: John served as Outcomes Coordinator at Arcadia’s Pro Bono Physical...

DPT Hoods

Jun 8, 2022 Lisa Stephens

Doctor of Physical Therapy Commencement

The Department of Physical Therapy is thrilled to celebrate the Class of 2022 Doctor of Physical Therapy graduates!  Please join us as we welcome our new Knight doctors!

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May 26, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Alumna, Students Receive Ellington Beavers Award for Intellectual Inquiry

An Arcadia University alumna and several students have received Ellington Beavers Awards for Intellectual Inquiry to support their research projects.  Layla Darian 22DPT, 22MPH was awarded $987 for her project, “Mujeres en Movimiento: El Camino al Bienestar (Women in Motion: The Path to...

Feb 23, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia Partners with Montgomery County to Enhance Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic

In February, Arcadia University entered into a partnership with Montgomery County to enhance the Physical Therapy department’s pro bono physical therapy clinic. Recognizing the need for decreasing barriers to access health related services, the Arcadia University Pro Bono Clinic was designed to...

Nov 1, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. D’Alonzo ’06DPT Receives 2021 PT Alumni Award

On Monday, Nov. 1, Dr. Anthony D’Alonzo ’06DPT received the 2021 Physical Therapy Alumni Award at Arcadia University. Dr. D’Alonzo is division director and vice president of clinical strategy and innovation at BAYADA Home Health Care.    The award is presented to an individual who...

Sen. Art Haywood and Arcadia President Ajay Nair hold large cardboard check for $1 million

Jul 30, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Presented with $1 Million RACP Grant

Pennsylvania State Senator Art Haywood presented Arcadia University with a $1 million grant from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) for construction, renovation, and other related costs for a multi-purpose center on July 28.   “The higher education community and our local...

Female physical therapy patient wearing green cap with male Arcadia faculty back

Jul 22, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Zarzycki Explores New Treatment for ACL Recovery Through National Grant

After Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery, athletes may struggle to return to their previous optimal level of performance, even after physical therapy. Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Dr. Ryan Zarzycki believes the key to unlocking ACL recovery could be in the nervous...