Rehabilitating Brighter Futures
July 12, 2016
News & Events
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Phillip D. Scalise,
Assistant Facility Director- Pittsburgh Mills
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 – WESTARM Physical Therapy of Lower Burrell, PA, announces that Phillip D. Scalise, DPT, CSCS, Assistant Facility Director of their Pittsburgh Mills facility, passed the nationally-accredited Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) examination. Each year, the exam is held throughout the United States and in Canada, Puerto Rico, Japan, Hong Kong, and South Africa.
The CSCS examination is designed to identify those individuals who have acquired in-depth knowledge in the areas of strength training and conditioning. The areas include the scientific principles and concepts associated with the physiological adaptations to training, as well as the practical aspects of designing safe and effective conditioning programs for athletes. This four-hour examination is very challenging, and those who pass are rewarded with the recognition and respect from fellow colleagues as skilled professionals in the area of strength training and conditioning.
Dr. Scalise earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree and a Bachelors of Science degree (BS) in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, including the Pennsylvania and the Pittsburgh chapter.
He is a graduate of Highlands High School, where he was a captain of the wrestling and football teams. He is a lifelong resident of the Alle-Kiski Valley and lives in Natrona Heights.
WESTARM Physical Therapy is a Medicare Certified Rehabilitation agency that has been in business for over 33 years. They offer Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy at eight (8) facilities primarily in the Allegheny Valley area of Pittsburgh. They also contract with local school districts to provide therapy for special-needs students and also athletic training for injured athletes. WESTARM Homecare provides skilled nursing and licensed therapies in patient’s homes within the same vicinities.