Physical Therapy

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Aug 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

McClure Speaks at Three Professional Conferences

Dr. Phil McClure, Professor of Physical Therapy, was an invited speaker at three recent professional conferences: McClure presented “Clinical Prediction Rules related to Management of Low Back Pain” at the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainer’s Association Annual Meeting in Lancaster, Pa., on June 9. He...

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Aug 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Stackhouse Presents Poster at Regenerative Rehab Retreat

Dr. Scott Stackhouse, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, presented a poster, “Task practice with or without cellular transplantation promotes recovery of reach-to-grasp function after cervical spinal cord injury," at the Section on Research Regenerative Rehabilitation Retreat held at Beaver...

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Aug 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Craik Speaks to PT Students at Duke University Capstone Session

Dr. Rebecca Craik, Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, was invited to speak to physical therapist students at the capstone presentations session at Duke University’s School of Medicine.

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Aug 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Craik, Readinger, Tomlinson Attend APTA Task Force for Internship Development

Dr. Rebecca Craik, Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, Dr. Janet Readinger, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education, and Dr. Susan Tomlinson, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, attended a task force meeting held by the Private Practice...

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Jul 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Hillsborough Patch: Nowak '84MSPT Joins US Olympic Rowing Team in London

Hillsborough Patch reported on July 25 that Marc Nowak ’84MSPT will be at the Games in London, helping to prepare the US National Rowing Team to bring home the gold, as reported by contributor Jenna Charles. Nowak is looking forward to this year’s Summer Games. “The fun part of working with...

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Jun 25, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Pennlive.com: Chu Finds Competition for Female Wrestlers

Pennlive.com featured Jennifer Chu in the article "Four generations of Title IX," on June 23. As an assistant coach with Women’s Only Wrestling, Chu counsels girls who have limited opportunities to compete against other women to wrestle, as reported by Ivey Dejesus of Patriot News. Chu is currently...

Jun 19, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Nowak ’84MSPT to Join U.S. Rowing Team at 2012 Summer Olympics

When a rower takes her seat, straps into her shoes and grasps her oar, she must surrender herself as an individual, conferring mind and body to a 64-foot Kevlar hull. Because the moment the United States women's rowing team pushes off the dock at M.W. Caspersen Rowing Center in Princeton, N.J., all...

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Jun 14, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

News-line: Q-and-A with Heidi Fries ’06, ’09DPT

News-line recently interviewed Heidi Fries ’06, ’09DPT, PT coordinator at Theraplay, Inc. Fries, who earned both a bachelor's degree in Biology and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Arcadia University, discusses how her professors helped her find the right field to integrate her lifelong...

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Jun 11, 2012 Purnell Cropper

PT Students, Faculty Assist With Athlete Health Organization Screenings

Under the guidance of Dr. Brian Eckenrode ’97, ’99MSPT, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and Coordinator of the Orthopaedic Clinical Residency, students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program offered free orthopedic screenings during the Athlete Health Organization’s annual...

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Jun 8, 2012 Purnell Cropper

PT Alum, Clinic Owner Runs for County Commissioner in Colorado

The Castle Rock News Press (Colorado) reports that Douglas County’s Republican voters have a choice including Arcadia alum Roger Patridge in the upcoming primary election for County Commissioner. The primary election is June 26, when registered Republicans will decide which of the two will...

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May 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Appalachian Regional Healthcare Recognizes New PT: Doctor Watson

The Appalachian Regional Healthcare System announced that "Day Watson, a physical therapist at Cannon Memorial Hospital, can now be referred to as Dr. Day Watson. Watson recently completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree through Arcadia University following 2 1/2 years of study and graduated...

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May 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Times News: Nanovic ’12DPT Graduates with Distinction

The Times News (Lehighton, Pa.) reported that Kimberly Nanovic ’12DPT recently earned a degree in physical therapy with distinction, on April 28. As part of a required Capstone project that focuses on the evidence-based practice of physical therapy, Nanovic presented a REsearch Paltform Session...