NAU PT Superstar Professor Mark Cornwall and NAU Regents Professor Emeritus Tom McPoil will be honored at CSM with the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD from the Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy’s Foot and Ankle SIG! Standing O!!!!!
“He is passionate about PT research, eager to engage others within our profession and generous with his time and expertise. I look forward to following Tarang’s career and know that he will continue to serve the APTA and our profession well.” -Dr. Jain’s component leadership
Physical Therapy Professor, Dr. Tarang Jain, was awarded the 2018 Emerging Leader Award from the American Physical Therapy Association. He will be recognized in the October issue of PT in Motion Magazine. The Emerging Leader… Read more
Anthony Veglia had only three minutes to explain his technical research, so he started with two words to which most people in the room could relate: back pain.
Veglia, a physical therapy doctoral student at Northern Arizona University, focused on how prevalent and debilitating back pain can be: 70 to 85 percent of American adults will experience it in their lifetimes. It accounts for one-eighth of all sick days. It’s the second most common reason to… Read more
A few years ago, a local man rolled into the pro bono physical therapy clinic at Northern Arizona University. After many months of weekly therapy, he walked out of it.
The patient, who had no health insurance at the time, had suffered a severe cerebrovascular accident (death of brain cells after oxygen is cut off from the brain, as in a stroke), and he required a wheelchair to move. His quality of… Read more
Alexis Okurily (third from the left), a doctoral student in physical therapy, came in the top four at the 3 Minute Grad Slam. Alexis won the people’s choice award with her presentation on using exercise as a treatment option for people with Parkinson’s disease