News: Physical Therapy

DPT Acquires Anatomage Table

Written By: Karen Guin | September 17, 2015
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program recently acquired an Anatomage Table for their Anatomy Lab. In addition to learning with cadavers, students now have access to realistic, life-sized, 3D body...

Babies! Start your engines! Winter Haven child gets the gift of mobility

Written By: Clifford Parody / The Ledger | August 10, 2015
A Winter Haven child received the gift of mobility earlier this summer when UCF physical therapy faculty members teamed up with community partners and GoBabyGo to soup up ride-on vehicles...

HuffPost What’s Working Honor Roll: An Ingenious Invention Is Getting Disabled People Back On Their Feet

Written By: Aaron Barksdale - HuffPost | July 30, 2015
Cole Galloway, a professor at the University of Delaware, has developed a harness that helps physically impaired patients move around a room on tracks affixed to the ceiling. The harness...

The Ingenious Way That Those with Traumatic Brain Injuries Are Getting Back on Their Feet

Written By: Chris Peak - Nation Swell | July 23, 2015
The news seemed like a death sentence: In 1998, Anne Dunlap, a pretty young woman in Delaware, suffered a traumatic brain injury in a car crash, severely impairing her daily functioning. Even...

GoBabyGo: A Mobility Initiative

Written By: University of Central Florida News | July 13, 2015
The UCF College of Health and Public Affairs brings a new idea to help children with mobility impairments socialize and interact.

UCF Provides Modified Kiddie Cars to Special Toddlers, Only the Beginning

Written By: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | June 1, 2015
Barnabas Dowdell was born with Down syndrome, and moving his lower body is a challenge. So his mom was astonished when the 13-month-old drove his new retrofitted motorized toy racecar...

Gov. Scott Appoints Pabian to State’s Physical Therapy Board

Written By: Karen Guin | April 3, 2015
Gov. Rick Scott has appointed UCF faculty member Patrick Pabian to the Florida Board of Physical Therapy for a three-year term. Pabian (right) is director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy...

Nearly 20 Students Present Research Posters This Week

Written By: Karen Guin | April 3, 2015
Nearly 20 students from the Department of Health Professions presented research posters during UCF’s 2015 Research Week, held March 30 to April 2 on the Orlando campus. Twelve students from the Physical Therapy Program presented posters at the...

Kids with Developmental Disabilities to Have Field Day All Their Own

Written By: Mark Schleub - UCF News and Information | March 23, 2015
Playing is a big part of being a kid. But for children with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and other physical and developmental disabilities, it can be tough to find...

Make the World a Better Place, Join Us

Written By: LabTV | November 24, 2014
Meet Cole Galloway, a medical researcher in the Pediatric Mobility Lab at the University of Delaware. Cole’s research involves designing technology which will help advance the mobility of kids with...

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