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Archive: August 2015


The Ithaca College Occupational and Physical Therapy Clinic will hold FREE weekly injury clinics for all performing artists every Wednesday from 10:00 am - 11:00 am during Fall Block 1. 

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The Department of Physical Therapy will be hosting a “Celebration of the PT Program” during Alumni Weekend on Friday, September 25. Beginning at 3:15 p.m., there will be student-led tours through our facilities, including our new human anatomy lab and movement analysis lab. Tours will be followed by a brownie and lemonade reception in the newly renovated Hill Center (Room 107)...

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As the cost of higher education continues to rise, our PT students can use all the financial assistance available and there are many ways you can help. To find information about scholarships specific to PT students, please click here.

Or, you can make a general donation to the Ithaca College Annual Fund by using our...

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National Student Conclave
The 2014 APTA National Student Conclave was held in Milwaukee, WI this past October. With financial assistance from the department, almost 30 IC students were able to attend the four day event. The conference offered a variety of seminar topics, including leadership, advocacy, financial planning, and post-graduate opportunities. A donation...

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The Department of Physical Therapy hosted its inaugural Clinical Research Showcase on April 30. Graduating DPT students shared their research projects, applying evidence-based practices to identify and address gaps in patient care, clinical intervention or specific patient populations. Research topics included

  • The Effectiveness of Blue Light...

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Whalen Symposium:

  • The Effects of Heel Stimulating Orthotics on the Frequency of Toe-Walking in a Child with Autism: A Case Study
    Presented By: Mia B Thomas and Victoria Rainaud
    Faculty Sponsor: Jeff Ives
     
  • Arthrodesis of the Subtalar Join in a High School Football Player with a Talocalcaneal Coalition
    Presented...

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This summer was the inaugural use of the new Human Anatomy Lab (HAL), located in the recently renovated Hill Center. This state-of-the-art facility allows the department to continue to offer hands-on cadaver dissection experience to students as well as enhance educational programs across campus and the medical community.

We are fortunate to welcome the new director of HAL, Dr Jim...

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Kayleigh Plumeau, PT, DPT
Kayleigh is an Ithaca area native who graduated from the Ithaca College physical therapy program with her M.S./DPT in 2008. She has spent the majority of her career as a clinic director at a private outpatient practice in Rochester, NY and has also worked in home health in both the Rochester and Ithaca areas. Kayleigh has served as a clinical...

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The following was written by Nate Storb DPT '15.

The consolidation of the program to Ithaca College campus first took the 2015 DPT class by surprise. There was a lot of confusion, irritation, and hesitation regarding how our progression through our final DPT year would be handled.

After the dust settled and the improvements to the Student Learning Lab, Movement...

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This has been another outstanding year of accomplishments by our faculty and students in the ICPT department, as well as embracing the excitement of continued transition.  As you know, this was the first year we had all six years, including summer anatomy, on the Ithaca College campus. This offered students and faculty opportunities to utilize new spaces, resources, and work...

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