Physical Therapy

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Jan 17, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

Standing Up to a Challenge, Blume ’13DPT Gets Back to Basics

It’s easy to talk yourself out of a challenge. But Shantel Blume, who is set to graduate from Arcadia University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program on Jan. 19, says: “When it’s really right, a lot of times you get affirmation about it.” Blume took a few moments to reflect on her two-and-a-half...

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Dec 3, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Stackhouse and DPT Students Publish in ‘Journal of Neurotrauma’

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Dr. Scott Stackhouse and DPT students Laura Krisa and Kelly L. Frederick published “Amphetamine-enhanced motor training after cervical contusion injury” in the Journal of Neurotrauma.

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Dec 3, 2012 Purnell Cropper

McClure Publishes Paper in JOSPT

Professor of Physical Therapy Dr. Phil McClure and Ph.D. advisee Stephanie Muth published “The effects of thoracic spinal manipulation in subjects with signs of rotator cuff tendinopathy” in the Journal of Orthopedic Sports Physical Therapy.

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Dec 3, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Podcast: Craik Leads Discussion on Affordable Care Act

Dr. Rebecca Craik, Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, moderated a podcast titled “Election 2012 and Beyond,” for the Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association. Panelists discussed the Affordable Care Act. Listen. Introduction The 2012 Presidential Election promises major changes in...

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Nov 29, 2012 JoLynne Bremmer

Oatis Presents Two Papers at American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

Dr. Carol Oatis, Professor of Physical Therapy, presented two papers at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in Washington D.C. on Nov. 10 and 14. The papers were “Physical Activity and Timing of Discharge From Physical Therapy Following Total Knee Replacement” and “Associations...

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Nov 20, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Oatis Leads National Study of Knee Osteoarthritis

ScienceDaily reported on Nov. 10 that Arcadia University collaborated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School on a study of knee osteoarthritis, funded by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. According to new findings, the condition was treated with...

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Nov 7, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

ADVANCE: Jeblonski ’07DPT Bridges Two Divergent Aspirations

ADVANCE featured Greg Jeblonski ’07TDPT, whose service in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard prior to 9/11 helped bridge two divergent career aspirations, on Sept. 20. Jeblonski's story was featured in the Spring 2007 edition of the Arcadia Magazine. While his life as a DPT student was half a...

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Oct 19, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

OurHighlandsRanchNews.com: Patridge ’84MSPT Runs for Douglass County Commissioner

OurHighlandsRanchNews.com featured an interview with Roger Patridge ’84MSPT, who is a commissioner candidate in Douglas County, Colo., District 2. Patridge is a physical therapist, athletic trainer and a small business owner with a background in corporate health care and  experience working with...

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Oct 17, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Metro.com: PT Professor Discusses Bynum's Knees and the Imminent Sixers Season

Metro.com featured Dr. Brian Eckenrode, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, in an article assessing Andrew Bynum's knee issues and the upcoming Sixers basketball season. In a vacuum, a simple bone bruise wouldn't be much to worry about, according to Brian Eckenrode, assistant professor of...

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Oct 2, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Connectivity: McCloy Phones Wife to Change a Child's Life in Swaziland

Eric McCloy of Global Information Services recently returned from a service trip to Swaziland, a small nation in southern Africa with the highest HIV prevalence rate in the world. While assisting the Swaziland Relief medical team, he came across a three-year-old boy with such severe cerebral palsy...

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Oct 2, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Mangione and Craik Present Hip Fracture Recovery Research

Drs. Kate Mangione and Rebecca Craik presented recent evidence for hip fracture recovery to the External Advisory Panel of the Claude Pepper Center and faculty in Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore on Sept. 12.

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Oct 1, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Psychology, Physical Therapy Collaboration Results in Publication in 'Gait and Posture'

In her Psychology senior thesis, Olga Stanislavova ’12 looked at whether walking speed across an instrumented walkway used in physical therapy practice could be affected by mental categories activated without participant awareness. Individuals covertly presented with verbal materials priming the...