Physical Therapy

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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...

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May 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Lititz Record Express: Herrmann ’12DPT Graduates Following Capstone

Lititz Record Express reported on April 26, “Daniel Eric Herrmann of Lititz was among 79 graduates who earned a doctor of physical therapy degree during Arcadia University's commencement ceremony in January. As part of a required Capstone project that focuses on the evidence-based practice of...

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May 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Real Exams Come Unproctored: DPT Students Discover Strength in Uganda

Craving adventure, Bethany Wolf ’12DPT departed for a small, rural village in western Uganda in December 2011 to observe care at St. Ambrose Charity Health Centre and to visit her Ugandan colleague, Joseph Birungi. She traveled with her friend and classmate Alana Garcia ’12DPT. Once settled, the...

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May 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Northwestern Press: Meisenhelter ’12DPT Graduates with Distinction

Northwestern Press (Allentown, Pa.) reported on April 26, "Alyssa Meisenhelter of Allentown graduated with a doctor of physical therapy degree with distinction from Arcadia University in January. As part of her Capstone project focusing on the evidence-based practice of physical therapy,...

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May 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Mangione Gives Keynote Speech at St. Francis PT Graduate Recognition Dinner

Dr. Kathleen K. Mangione, Professor of Physical Therapy, will give the 2012 keynote speech at the St. Francis College’s Physical Therapy Graduation Recognition Dinner in Loretto, Pa., on May 4. She provided a day of continuing education for students and local therapists on May 3.

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May 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Stackhouse Leads APTA Course on Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Dr. Scott Stackhouse, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, led a continuing education course for the American Physical Therapy Association, Evidence into Practice: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation of the Quadriceps Post Knee Surgery, on May 3. The course discussed the use of neuromuscular...

Apr 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Physical Therapy Students Help 'Stamp Out Parkinson's'

Arcadia University Physical Therapy students participated in the Stamp Out Parkinson's Walk on Kelly Drive on Saturday, April 21. A team of 22 PT students, captained by Assistant Professor Emerita Dr. Carol Leiper raised more than $2,000 for the Parkinson Council. All money raised stays in the...

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Apr 13, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Bucks Local News: Ronin ’12DPT Graduates with Distinction

Bucks Local News reported on April 12, "Stephanie Ronin ’12DPT was among 79 graduates who earned a doctorate of physical therapy degree at Arcadia University's commencement ceremony in January. Ronin received the degree with distinction." Read more.