Scott Biely has worked as a Physical Therapist in West Chester for 25 years. Throughout that time, he has specialized in the treatment of spine disorders including low back pain and neck pain. He now treats patients at the West Chester office of Optimum Physical Therapy Associates where he continues to treat painful conditions arising from the spine.
Scott graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1981 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy. After two years of work in an acute care hospital, he returned to the University of Pittsburgh and in 1984 earned a Master’s Degree in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. He has worked in West Chester since that time. He has completed advanced studies in spinal mobilization and myofascial manipulation and earned a Manual Therapy Certification in 1999. He was also recognized as a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy by the American Physical Therapy Association in 1999. In 2003 Scott received his Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree with a specialization in Manual Therapy from the University of St. Augustine.
Scott received a PhD from Drexel University. His doctorate work involved rehabilitation and muscle control of conditions related to lumbar instability on movement. He is currently performing research that was funded by a grant from the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. He has presented findings of his research at national meetings of the APTA.
In addition to his clinical work, Scott is an Associate Professor at Neumann University where he teaches courses on biomechanics, musculoskeletal pathology, musculoskeletal physical therapy, and rehabilitation of spine related disorders. He has lectured nationally on core stabilization exercises and spinal mobilization. He has also published several articles on muscle stabilization of the spine.
Scott brings his expertise in manual therapy and core stabilization of the spine to Optimum Physical Therapy Associates. He is now seeing patients with painful conditions of the back and neck.
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