Ithaca and Nazareth College Graduate Physical Therapy Students Present at the Finger Lakes District NYPTA Meeting


Contributed by Debra Perkowski

Two Ithaca College graduate students in their final year of study at the Rochester Center teamed up with graduate students from the Nazareth College Physical Therapy program for a research event at the local district meeting of the New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA).

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 students, faculty and local clinicians gathered at the Ithaca College-Rochester Center for the following student case presentations by ICPT graduate students:

Presenter: Julie Orlando 

Faculty Advisor: Barb Belyea, DPT

Topic: A Case Study: The Self-Determination Theory and the Integration of Smartphone Technology to Enhance Adherence to Home Exercise Programs

Presenter: Bryan Guzski

Faculty Advisor: Deborah Nawoczenski PT, PhD

Topic: Gastrocnemius Recession: An Alternative Operative Intervention for Achilles Tendinopathy when Conservative Treatment Fails