News: Physical Therapy

UCF Inducts Hanney into Scroll & Quill Society

Written By: Karen Guin | November 5, 2018
UCF Faculty Excellence has inducted William Hanney, assistant professor of physical therapy, into the university’s prestigious Scroll & Quill Society. Hanney is one of 22 faculty members selected for the...

Don’t Be Such a Slouch. Your Neck and Back Will Thank You Later

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 27, 2018
The American Chronic Pain Association dubs September as Pain Awareness Month. While habits like slouching, knuckle-cracking and constant phone usage might not affect students’ bodies today, College of Health Professions...

Student is First to Graduate from New Anatomical Sciences Program

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | August 3, 2018
On Aug. 4, Amnie Ashour will be the first student to graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Anatomical Sciences from UCF. By completing the 22-credit-hour graduate certificate program, launched last...

Knight Therapy: Turning Bare Feet into Smiles

Written By: Camille Dolan | July 17, 2018
Students in UCF’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program recently had big, medium and little shoes to fill. The students, along with members of the American Physical Therapy Association, took time...

Dawson Receives National Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member Award

Written By: Camille Dolan ’98 | June 26, 2018
Assistant Professor Nicole Dawson of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program received the Margaret L. Moore Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member from the American Physical Therapy Association on...

UCF-Orlando Health Physical Therapy Residency in Neurology Gains National Accreditation

Written By: Karen Guin | May 14, 2018
Orlando’s first physical therapy residency program in neurology was accredited April 30 by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education. The University of Central Florida and Orlando Health...

Stock Named Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association

Written By: Karen Guin | April 23, 2018
Assistant Professor Matt Stock of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program has been selected a Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The prestigious recognition is bestowed to members who have an exemplary...

Health Care, Opioid Use and Costs Drop When Acute Back Pain Patients Receive Immediate Physical Therapy

Written By: Karen Guin | April 16, 2018
Low back pain affects nearly 70 million Americans and is considered the leading cause of disability in the United States. Costs associated with the condition exceed more than $100 billion...