News: Physical Therapy

Residency Faculty Receive Awards from the Neurology Section, Federation of State Boards and Florida Physical Therapy Association

Written By: Rick Beato | January 6, 2020
Kristen Cezat, DPT will be recognized at the 2020 Combined Sections Meeting in Denver, Colorado with the 2019 Award for Clinical Excellence by the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy Spinal...

DPT Students, Neurologic Resident and Faculty Screen Parkinson’s Patients In The Community

Written By: Rick Beato | December 30, 2019
The third year UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy students under the supervision of current neurologic resident, Olivia Berry, DPT, screened Parkinson’s patients in the community on October 4 at Select...

First Resident Dr. Stocker Successfully Passes Neurologic Board Certification

Written By: Rick Beato | December 23, 2019
The University of Central Florida and Orlando Health’s neurologic residency program’s first resident, Clayton Stocker, PT, DPT, NCS, successfully passed the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties Neurologic Clinical Specialist...

Neurologic Residents Present at the FPTA Annual Conference

Written By: Rick Beato | December 16, 2019
Two residents of the University of Central Florida and Orlando Health neurologic residency program presented their research at the 2019 Florida Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference and Assembly of Representatives...

Think Big Muscles are the Key to Better Movement in Older Adults? Not so Fast!

Written By: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | November 5, 2019
Slowing down may not just be an aging thing. Quite literally, walking slower could be an indicator of health problems in your golden years, even more than muscle mass. That’s...

Go Baby Go Chapters Set Goal of 30,000 Assistive Toy Cars Per Year

Written By: Megan Pabian | October 14, 2019
They came from across the country, but they were united in their mission to help handicapped children and adults improve their lives through better mobility. Representatives from 13 chapters of...

Donation Helps Go Baby Go! Go Far

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 19, 2019
Thanks to Variety – The Children’s Charity of Florida, children like Evan will have a better quality of life through increased mobility. Shortly after Evan was born, his mother, Casey...

Hanney Earns National Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist Award

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | July 29, 2019
William Hanney, an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy, recently received the Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist Award from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). This award...

Physical Therapy Students Volunteer at Peruvian Clinic

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | June 24, 2019
For the past three years, students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program have traveled to Yantaló, Peru, to volunteer at a medical clinic there. It is a chance, said...

Physical Therapy Students Expand Reach in the Community

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | May 17, 2019
Students in UCF’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program are leading the charge on volunteer efforts in Central Florida. Ever since the doctoral program launched in 2010, organizations such as Disney...