Department of Physical Therapy

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New DPT program gets under way

As 32 students begin working on their doctorates in physical therapy, those involved in the program look forward to the opening of the new Health and Human Sciences Building.
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Recreational therapy students get hands-on with adapted sports

A physical limitation doesn’t have to mean life without competitive and recreational sports, majors in Western Carolina University’s recreational therapy program learned during a workshop in March. A group of about 30 recreational therapy students spent a day on campus learning about adapted sports, which allow individuals with disabilities to participate in traditional sports through modified equipment.