News: Physical Therapy

Children Who Can’t Walk Race Mini-Cars at UCF Event

Written By: UCF Today | September 12, 2016
Ten children got the gift of mobility on Friday at the University of Central Florida, when they rode away with their very own motorized child-sized car. GoBabyGo is a national...

UCF Go Baby Go! Holds Another Successful Car-Build Workshop

Written By: Karen Guin | September 12, 2016
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program’s UCF Go Baby Go! program, located in the Department of Health Professions, held another successful car-build workshop Sept. 9 at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center. Learn more about this exciting...

Pabian Represents UCF at International Conference

Written By: Karen Guin | August 29, 2016
Patrick Pabian,  D.P.T., program director for the UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy Program represented UCF and the physical therapy program as the opening guest speaker for the IX International Congress...

Physical Therapy Holds Class of 2017 White Coat Ceremony

Written By: Karen Guin | August 10, 2016
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program held its Class of 2017 White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 8, in the Student Union’s Pegasus Ballroom. The ceremony marks the transition of D.P.T. students from...

Physical Therapy Partners with UCP of Central Florida

Written By: Karen Guin | August 7, 2016
The Doctor of Physical Therapy program is excited to announce a new partnership with the United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Central Florida. The UCF-UCP of Central Florida Pediatric Physical Therapy Initiative will capitalize on...

Students Care for Local Farmworkers at Free Clinics

Written By: Karen Guin | August 3, 2016
UCF physical therapy and social work students and faculty members were among the 60-some volunteers who offered two free health clinics last week for Apopka-area farmworkers and their families. They joined teams of UCF medical and...

UCF Go Baby Go! Receives President’s Award from National Down Syndrome Congress

Written By: Karen Guin | July 26, 2016
Jennifer Tucker spent much of her time at last week’s National Down Syndrome Congress Annual Convention in Orlando showcasing and leading efforts to enhance mobility in children with disabilities. But...

Rothschild Wins Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Award

Written By: Karen Guin | April 4, 2016
Carey Rothschild, a lecturer in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, received the Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Doctoral Students Award in the “Social Sciences, Humanities, Education, Business, Fine Arts and Health...

Activity Day for Children with Disabilities Is This Saturday, April 2

Written By: Karen Guin | March 29, 2016
Children with physical and developmental disabilities will have an opportunity to stretch, kick, and play games at Let’s Ignite! Activity Day this Saturday, April 2, on Memory Mall at UCF. Individuals aged 5...

SciTech Central Short: Adult Harness Café

Written By: WUCF TV | February 24, 2016
A unique café has opened on UCF campus that is equipped with a special harness system that allows victims of traumatic brain injury or stroke to be employed. The harness...

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