Physical Therapy

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Jul 15, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eastlack Publishes Article in ‘Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences’

Dr. Marty Eastlack, assistant professor of physical therapy, co-wrote an article titled “Asymmetry in CT Scan Measures of Thigh Muscle 2 Months After Hip Fracture: The Baltimore Hip Studies,” which was published in Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences.

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Jul 14, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eckenrode Presents at Physical Therapy Conference in Spain

Dr. Brian Eckrenrode, assistant professor of physical therapy, gave a lecture at the Internationales de Fisioterapia, Fisterapia Desportes conference in Madrid, Spain, in the spring. At the Universidad Pontificia Comillas, he presented “Rehabilitation of Achilles Tendinopathy” and served as...

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Jul 14, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Readinger Receives Award from Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease Project

Dr. Janet Readinger, assistant professor of physical therapy, was awarded $1,000 from the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association for her project titled “Brief, Intense Exercise Program for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease, Movement Camp: A...

Physical therapy students helped persons with Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson Disease regain mobility at Movement Camp.

Jun 4, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Movement Is the Goal at Second Annual Camp

After the success of the physical therapy program’s first Movement Camp last year, the weeklong intensive exercise program once again served as a place to improve coordination, balance, gait, and mobility in people with Parkinson Disease. Participants from the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program joined...

May 4, 2015 Purnell Cropper

PT Students Promote STEM Careers at Showcase

On April 18, six Doctor of Physical Therapy students participated in the fourth annual Pyramid STEM Showcase at the Leon H. Sullivan Center in Philadelphia. Teresa Gero ’16DPT, Diane Kim ’16DPT, Betsy Lane ’16DPT, Rebecca Nitz ’16DPT, Christian Porter ’16DPT, and...

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Apr 17, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eckenrode Presents at PPTA Southeast District Mini-Combined Sections Meeting

Dr. Brian Eckenrode, assistant professor, presented on “Rehabilitation Following Articular Cartilage Procedures of the Knee” and "Return to Sport Following Articular Cartilage Procedures of the Knee” at the PPTA Southeast District Mini-Combined Sections Meeting on March 21 in Philadelphia, Pa....

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Apr 2, 2015 jretter Retter

Physical Therapy Faculty and Students Present Research at APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Arcadia University’s Physical Therapy program was well-represented at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Annual Combined Sections Meeting in Indianapolis in February 2015. The research platform and 11 research posters that the group presented represented the work of 12 faculty and 19 entry...

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Apr 2, 2015 jretter Retter

McClure Wins Honored Professor Award at Philadelphia Hand Symposium

Dr. Phil McClure, chair and professor of physical therapy, received the Honored Professor Award at the 2015 Philadelphia Hand Symposium. He gave several lectures on topics including “Shoulder Diagnostic Classification,” “The Effect of Pain and Fatigue on Shoulder Muscle Activation,” and “The...

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Apr 2, 2015 jretter Retter

Eckenrode and Tate Present on the Assessment and Management of Scapula Dysfunction

Dr. Brian Eckenrode, assistant professor of physical therapy, and Dr. Angela Tate, adjunct professor of physical therapy, presented on the “Assessment and Management of Scapula Dysfunction” at the Philadelphia Hand Symposia sponsored by the Hand Rehabilitation Foundation on March 9, 2015.

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Apr 2, 2015 jretter Retter

Stackhouse Publishes Paper in ‘International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation’

Dr. Scott Stackhouse, associate professor of physical therapy, published a study titled “Task Practice with or without Cellular Transplantation Promotes Recovery of Reach-to Grasp Function after Cervical Spinal Cord Injury” in the International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. It...

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Feb 26, 2015 Frances Dumlao

Eckenrode Publishes Book Chapter in ‘A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation’

Brian Eckenrode, assistant professor of physical therapy, wrote a book chapter titled “Effects of Aging on Joints and Ligaments” in the book A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation.

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Feb 26, 2015 Frances Dumlao

Stackhouse Advises Current Physical Therapy Students on Building Their Resume

Dr. Scott Stackhouse, associate professor of physical therapy, represented the Section on Research of the American Physical Therapy Association at the National Student Conclave meeting of physical therapy students held in Milwaukee, Wis. from Oct. 30 through Nov. 1. He gave a presentation during a...