Physical Therapy

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...

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Dec 9, 2021 Lisa Stephens

Doctor of Physical Therapy Commencement 2022

Sunday, January 16, 2022 for residential/entry level students only at 11:30 a.m. Please Note: Unfortunately, due to the recent increase in the spread of the coronavirus, GRADUATION CEREMONIES FOR ONLY THE TRANSITIONAL DPT(tDPT) PROGRAM ARE HEREBY POSTPONED UNTIL MAY 2022. Join us...

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...

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Jun 21, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Riley ’04DPT Receives CHS Alumni Achievement Award

By Rikki Rosenthal '21 Dr. Brooke Riley ’04DPT has used her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree to advance the healthcare options available to the Jamaican people. Her exemplary international work is what earned her the College of Health Sciences Alumni Achievement Award this spring....

Two Arcadia students watch as male teacher stretches back of student on PT table

Apr 2, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Physical Therapy Faculty and Students Present at 100th Annual Combined Sections Meeting

The Department of Physical Therapy participated in the 100th annual Combined Sections Meeting hosted by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), which was held virtually this year throughout February and March.  Eleven core Arcadia faculty, two adjunct faculty, at least seven...

Arcadia University DPT student works a patient's knee at the pro bono clinic

Mar 22, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Opens Student-Run Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic

Arcadia University’s Department of Physical Therapy opened its student-run pro bono clinic on March 18 to provide no-cost physical therapy to underinsured or uninsured community members.  First- and second-year students in Arcadia’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program will develop...

Zoom session for Arcadia University's Interprofessional Experience

Jan 27, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Health Sciences Hosts Interprofessional Education Experiences for Students

By Katherine Haines '21 How can physician assistants, public health professionals, and physical therapists work together to help patients recover from COVID-19? In November 2020, the College of Health Sciences (CHS) students explored this question through a two-part interprofessional...

DPT graduate is hooded at home during her Arcadia University ceremony

Jan 21, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Excellence, Perseverance in Virtual DPT Commencement

Through live Zoom ceremonies on Jan. 15 and 17, Dean of the College of Health Sciences Dr. Rebecca Craik encouraged the 104 Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (TDPT) graduates to be the catalyst of change in health care. “Remember to lead, but if you...

Dr. Olkowski with his award

Jan 13, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Olkowski ’99, ’02DPT Receives Inaugural Clinical Education Award

The Arcadia University College of Health Sciences is proud to announce that alumnus Dr. Brian Olkowski ’99, ’02DPT is the inaugural recipient of the Physical Therapy Department’s Clinical Education Award.  Dr. Olkowski completed both his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Arcadia...

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Jan 4, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Physical Therapy Alumna Publishes Book on Movement Development

By Katherine Haines '21 In September, Dr. Joni Redlich '98M, '00DPT published, Turn Stumbling Blocks Into Building Blocks: The movement blueprint that helps children with developmental challenges reach their personal potential, which outlines a framework for infant and child movement development...