Ellie Phillips-Burdge earned a Bachelor of Music (1998) and a Masters of Physical Therapy degree (2010), both from Ithaca College. She is currently living in Ithaca with her husband and has opened a new private practice, Rhythm Physical Therapy, that collaborates music with physical therapy.
On October 10th, from 4-5pm in Hockett Family Recital Hall, Ellie will attend a trombone repertoire class led by Dr. Hal Reynolds. The rep class will feature current music students on trombone playing solo repertoire while she offers helpful tips and words of wisdom on how to be a healthier musician from a physical therapy perspective. She will also address performance anxiety problems and other physical ailments that can be related to playing an instrument or the voice. The class is open to anyone that would like to attend.
For some stroke survivors, getting themselves out of bed, making breakfast, and getting dressed for the day is a seemingly impossible task. Ithaca College health sciences students are helping to make these things possible for many of these people.
ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College has once again been ranked among the top colleges and universities of its kind by “U.S. News & World Report.” In its just-released list, IC is in the #11 spot in the North. Additionally, the magazine has ranked Ithaca at #11 in its “great schools, great prices” listing of institutions that offer a quality education at an affordable...
Dr. Helene Larin, Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Physical Therapy presented at the 16th Conference of the World Confederation of Physical Therapists (WCPT) held in Amsterdam, Holland, in June. The project "Robotic Mobility and Infant Capability" was conducted in collaboration with Dr. Carole Dennis (Occupational Therapy) and Dr. Sharon Stansfield (Computer Science). Support for this event was received from the offices of the Provost and HSHP, and PT Department.
Ray Boone, retired faculty member from the department of Physical Therapy passed away recently. Ray worked at Ithaca College for 32 years (retiring in 2007) starting in 1975 at the Ithaca College Bronx campus. In 1990, Ray was pivotal in organizing the move from the Bronx to the Rochester River Road campus. While in Rochester Ray served as the first Planning Unit Director, hired our initial faculty and staff, and implemented, first the MSPT curriculum and then served as Curriculum Coordinator during the implementation of the DPT. He also oversaw major facility improvements of the River Road campus.