Physical Therapy

Summer learning: Class helps aspiring physical therapists learn to connect with patients for better outcomes

The class explores the psychological and social factors affecting patients when they seek treatment.

Jul 10, 2023

Power Mobility Project tests new device to give children in wheelchairs more independence

Faculty researchers received grant from the National Institute of Health and Human Development.

Jan 31, 2023

Solstice Foundation teaches Lakers the value of paying it forward

Katie Reed, a GVSU doctor of physical therapy student, was recently selected as the 2022 Solstice Foundation recipient. Solstice Foundation encourages students to pay it forward and make an impact on their community.

May 31, 2022

Alumnus brings innovative physical therapy equipment to Grand Valley

In early April, the Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health (DCIH) got a new addition to their physical therapy equipment lineup, the AUX system.

Apr 27, 2022

Professor's research involves one of Time magazine's best inventions of 2021

Researchers received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to compare how young children use two mobility devices.

Dec 15, 2021

Athletic training, physical therapy graduate helps players for NFL's San Francisco 49ers perform at highest level

Taylor Witczak said the strong Grand Valley network has played a key role in his career.

Oct 7, 2020

Student Award Convocation virtually recognizes top achievers, excellence in disciplines

The annual ceremony recognizes students who have been nominated for top awards, recognizing overall achievements in the classroom and on campus, and students who achieved excellence in every graduate and undergraduate discipline.

Apr 10, 2020

Life EMS helps design simulation for health professions students

More than 30 students who are majoring in nursing, health professions or athletic training participated in an interdisciplinary simulation with Life EMS paramedics at Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall February 19.

Feb 26, 2019

Partnership benefits talent pipeline, patients

Leaders from Grand Valley and Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital celebrated an expanded partnership January 11 that benefits area patients and the health care talent pipeline.

Jan 11, 2018

Engineering, physical therapy students build un-boo-lievable costumes for children

A group of engineering students from Grand Valley is working with children at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital to make the young patients' Halloween costume ideas come to life.

Oct 20, 2017