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People with spinal cord injuries focus of River Valley research

Drs. Reed and Kaci Handlery are assistant professors at the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education’s School of Physical Therapy who started working at the institution in January 2021. They are doing a research project to determine the best way to promote long-term adherence to regular exercise, as well as reduce barriers to exercise, for people with spinal cord injuries that could be implemented elsewhere.

ACHE School of Physical Therapy receives grant for research

Assistant professors Kaci Handlery, PT, DPT; Reed Handlery, PT, DPT, Ph.D.; and Dana Kahl, PT, DPT have received a $94,000 grant to support their project Functional Interval Training for People with Spinal Cord Injury and Their Care Partners (SCI-FIT).

April Virtual Open House

The ACHE Physical Therapy Program will host a Virtual Open House for interested students. This event is designed to introduce the ACHE PT Program Faculty, our state-of-the-art facilities, program information, and the admissions process.

February Virtual Open House

The ACHE Physical Therapy Program will host a Virtual Open House for interested students. This event is designed to introduce the ACHE PT Program Faculty, our state-of-the-art facilities, program information, and the admissions process.

December PT Open House

The ACHE Physical Therapy Program will host a Virtual Open House for interested students. This event is designed to introduce the ACHE PT Program Faculty, our state-of-the-art facilities, program information, and the admissions process.

Applications taken at therapy school

FORT SMITH — The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education will start accepting applications to its School of Physical Therapy today.

The three-year program is focused on hands-on clinical experience, according to a news release. Students will graduate with a doctor of physical therapy degree.