Physical Therapy

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Jan 22, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Tate Discusses Shoulder Injury Prevention in Swimming World

Dr. Angela Tate, adjunct professor of Physical Therapy, was interviewed by Swimming World Magazine for her research on preventing overuse injuries in swimmers. Dr. Tate discusses her methods for conducting research, as well as what types of physical therapy and exercise may help swimmers avoid...

Jan 22, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Graduates Largest DPT Class in Its History

Frigid temperatures couldn’t stop the celebration of the 18th annual Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) commencement on Sunday, Jan. 20. With 188 students, the Class of 2019 was the largest DPT class in the University’s history, including graduates of the Orthopaedic Residency and Transitional DPT...

Nov 30, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Dr. McClure Contributes to Guidelines for Concussion Treatment

Dr. Phil McClure, professor and chair of Physical Therapy, was featured in Business Wire’s “MedRisk’s ISAB Creates Guidelines for Treating Concussion Symptoms,” an article analyzing the first vestibular therapy guidelines for workers suffering from concussions. Dr. McClure is an advisor to MedRisk...

Nov 13, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Kantak Receives Grant to Study Stroke Hand Function Recovery

How often do you use one hand to complete an activity? Not often, according to Dr. Shailesh Kantak, assistant professor of Physical Therapy. The dependency on using both hands to complete most tasks of daily living– from putting on socks in the morning to pulling up the bedsheets at night– is what...

Oct 25, 2018 Jeffrey Spence

PT Alumni & Friends Reception at APTA CSM

Enjoy an evening with Arcadia Physical Therapy alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends at a reception held in conjunction with the American Physical Therapy Association's Combined Sections Meeting in Washington, D.C. Gather at Busboys and Poets—a cultural hub for artists, activists,...

Oct 22, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Oatis Featured in Wiley’s Research Headlines

Dr. Carol Oatis, professor of Physical Therapy, published her research on Total Knee Replacement therapy with Wiley’s Arthritis Care & Research. Dr. Oatis’ research, "Characteristics of Usual Physical Therapy post Total Knee Replacement (TKO) and Their Associations with Functional Outcomes...

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Sep 12, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Shah Accepted to Selective Grant Mentoring Program

Dr. Kshamata Shah, assistant professor of Physical Therapy and director of Education for International Physical Therapists, was accepted to the U.S. Bone and Joint Initiative/Bone and Joint Canada Young Investigator Initiative (YII) Grant Mentoring and Career Development Program, a selective...

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Jul 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Faculty Honored with APTA Service Awards

This past year, Dr. Martha Eastlack and Dr. Phil McClure, assistant professor and professor and chair of Physical Therapy, respectively, were recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for their outstanding contributions to the field. Dr. McClure received the Paris Distinguished...

May 9, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Craik Presents Keynote Speech on Health Care and Physical Therapy

Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, presented the keynote address at the sixth annual Southeast District Combined Sections Meeting on April 14 at Thomas Jefferson University. Her speech, “Still Not Satisfied,” was an update to her 2005 Mary McMillian address that examined...

William Snell Apr 24, 2018 1:59 pm

Gabby Sedares ’19, Athlete and Academic Abroad

How has your time at Arcadia helped you grow? I’ve become more independent, at least enough to travel all the way across the world alone. I used to be terrified to make phone calls, but I had to call like 50 million people to find my lost luggage on the way to Australia. I'm so much...

Mar 27, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Business Wire Highlights Dr. McClure for Distinguished Service Award

Business Wire highlighted Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy Dr. Phil McClure on March 20 for receiving the Paris Distinguished Service Award from the orthopaedic section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The honor is bestowed on APTA members whose contributions are “of...

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Feb 27, 2018 Jennifer Retter

DPT Students, Alumni, Faculty Present at Combined Sections Meeting

Students, alumni, and faculty from Arcadia’s Department of Physical Therapy presented at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) 2018 Combined Sections Meeting in New Orleans, La., from Feb. 21 to 24. Throughout the weekend, DPT representatives held platform presentations, poster and...