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Free Community Participatory PT Clinic

Why PT? Physical Therapy can help improve or restore the mobility you need to move forward with your life. If you are looking for a possible alternative to surgery and/or pain medication, consider a physical therapist.

Physical Therapy Can Help You With:

  • Arthritis, Osteoporosis
  • Back Pain, Shoulder Pain, Knee Pain
  • Overuse Injuries, Work Related Injuries
  • Stroke, Diabetes
  • Sprains, strains, and fractures
  • And much more (APTA.org)

Please join us on Tuedays for the Community Participatory PT Clinic.
LOCATION:
65 Bergen Street, Lab 443

3:00pm-6:00pm most Tuesdays
Rutgers SHRP Newark Campus
Phone 973-972-8511

Summary
This Community Participatory Physical Therapy Clinic (CPPTC) serves the community of Newark with physical therapy services and education on wellness and health. It is supervised by a licensed physical therapist and student volunteers from the entry level Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy at Rutgers SHRP. The clinic’s goals and objectives are developed in conjunction with the community’s self- identified health needs and goals and within the scope of physical therapy practice. The clinic opened its doors October 18th 2011.

Purpose
The Community Participatory PT Clinic seeks to serve the community’s health needs that are within the scope of physical therapy practice. Physical therapy, health and wellness education and referral to community resources is provided to patients, clients and participants. The Clinic dedicates its service to collaborative patient care and empowerment of a healthier individual and a healthier community.

LINKS:

Flyer

Newsletter

Resources: {student resources & patient resources}

 

Paul Ambrose Scholar Recipients

2012- Samantha Stringham-Blood Pressure Program implemented in the Free Community Participatory Clinic!

Contact:
Sue Paparella-Pitzel, PT, DPT, MS
Associate Professor
Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy
Rutgers SHRP

65 Bergen St., SSB710, Newark, NJ 07107
Phone: 973 972-8511
E-mail:  paparesu@shrp.rutgers.edu

 

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