38 posts categorized "Physical Therapy"


ESPN: Inside the physical re-imagination of Steelers corner Joe Haden

Alex Skacel DPT’15 was featured in an ESPN article for his treatment of Steelers cornerback Joe Haden. "Joe decided he wanted to be back to his best, great at his position," Skacel said. "You get what you put in, and Joe brought in from the beginning. It was about getting him away from the weak movements because when you get injured, you change how you move, and it affects other parts of your body."


The Intelligencer: BCCC partners with University of the Sciences for degree program

Biomedical science majors at Bucks can graduate and transfer credits to receive degrees from the physical therapy and pharmacy programs at the University of the Sciences, the Intelligencer reported.   


PR Underground: Alumnus releases latest comedy album

Jonny Loquasto MPT’03 announced his latest comedy album entitled, “Jonny Loquasto Presents…Jonny Loquasto’s Jonny Loquasto.”     


Research Features Mag: Emerin and the making of muscle

The role of cellular machinery in the regulation of gene expression is currently a field of intensive study. Dr. James Holaska of USciences is leading the way in uncovering the role of emerin in the development and maintenance of skeletal muscle and pathology of muscle disease. This work has the potential to revolutionize the understanding and treatment of muscle diseases, including various types of muscular dystrophy and cardiomyopathy. Dr. Holaska’s work was featured in Research Features Magazine.

Read the full story in Research Features Magazine.



News Line: Health Tip: Four Ways To Prevent A Stroke

News Line shared Dr. Greg Thielman’s PT, MSPT, EdD, health tip on four ways to prevent a stroke. 

In honor of World Stroke Day on October 29, University of the Sciences Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Dr. Thielman, said there are many things that you can do to reduce the risk of stroke. 

Read the full article on News Line

The health tip was also shared on Newswise


Atlantic City Weekly: 2016 Top 40 Under 40

Atlantic City Weekly joined forces with the Greater Atlantic City Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) in 2005 to establish the Top 40 Under 40. Among those named in the class of 2016 is Paul Amalfitano MPT’04, DPT’07.

Read more: http://www.atlanticcityweekly.com/site/forms/top40/top-under/article_5c45090a-dfed-11e5-8dae-2f7dd150af3c.html?mode=image


West Philly Local: Vital Step Physical Therapy & Fitness opens on 50th and Baltimore

A new fitness and physical therapy private practice with a focus on affordable physical therapy and rehab, fitness classes and open gym options, has recently opened at 5008 Baltimore Avenue. This business is owned by alumnae Delaila Aryee and Lyndsay Brown, both physical therapy graduates of USciences.

Read more: http://www.westphillylocal.com/2016/02/09/vital-step-physical-therapy-fitness-opens-on-50th-and-baltimore/


Philadelphia Inquirer: High-tech boot could speed healing

David S. Logerstedt, then at Delaware and now at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, said he and some physical therapy colleagues had been lamenting the fact that they could measure forces on patients' limbs in the lab but had little idea what went on at home. Was there some way to mount sensors on a patient?

Read more at Philly Inquirer: High-tech boot could speed healing


Brookings Institution: Using earnings data to rank colleges: A value-added approach updated with College Scorecard data

Colleges with the highest medium-term value-added for federal aid recipients are often focused on training for high-paying careers in technical subjects. University of the Sciences in Philadelphia trains many students for careers as pharmacists, among other health-related occupations.

Read more at Brookings Institution: Using earnings data to rank colleges: A value-added approach updated with College Scorecard data


Philadelphia Inquirer: Government scorecard rates colleges based on your future salary

For the first time, this new U.S. Department of Education database ranks schools by graduates' salaries 10 years later, and links them to such factors as tuition costs, total debt, and graduation rates. The clear local winner was the University of the Sciences, with a median income of $82,203 after loan payments. Loan balances total a median $27,000.

Read more: Philadelphia Inquirer: Government scorecard rates colleges based on your future salary