Archive for September, 2016

USF/UWF DPT Partnership Extends Educational Opportunities for Local Clinicians
September 29, 2016

The USF/UWF DPT Educational Partnership recently began broadcasting the Andrews Institute Sports Medicine Fellows Conferences (SMFC) from their virtual classroom on the UWF campus. Providing such a service enables local […]

Making a Difference in Pain Management
September 27, 2016

According to the American Physical Therapy Association, physical therapy is a safe and effective recommendation for most pain treatment. In efforts to reduce the prescription and use of opioids, APTA’s […]

Wound Care: It Takes a Village
September 27, 2016

(Left to Right: USF Health, School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences 2nd year students, Sara Sprout, Danielle McGee, Dr. Pamela Scarbrough, Bree Scarbrough, Rachel Sheffield) The American Medical Technologies […]

Ready, Steady, Balance: Falls Prevention Awareness Day
September 21, 2016

According to the National Council of Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Additionally, falls contribute to the growing cost of rehabilitation and […]

Dr. Piccione Achieves APTA ACCIP Status
September 20, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Heidi Piccione, PT, DPT, on achieving her APTA Advanced Clinical Instructor Certification. Dr. Piccione joins USF SPTRS faculty including, Drs. Ambler, Edgeworth, and Musolino in accomplishing APTA […]

Hands-Only Life Saving Skills
September 14, 2016

Mid-conversation, your colleague drops to the floor and begins losing facial color. You scream for help from on-lookers. Is the co-worker breathing? Is he/she dead? What do I do? Many […]

SPTRS Achieves 100% Participation in Faculty Staff Campaign!
September 12, 2016

USF’s annual Faculty Staff Campaign is a fundraising event in which employees donate to a particular area in the USF system. According to USF Health Development and Alumni Relations, SPTRS […]

School Director Returns from China Trip
September 8, 2016

USF Health SPTRS Director, Dr. Sandy Quillen recently returned from a 12 day trip to China where he served as a visiting professor for universities in Lanzhou, Shanghai and Beijing.