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Naglaa Elskenidy, PT, MS, DSc
Dr. Elskenidy joined the faculty in 2020 as an Assistant Professor in the College of Health Professions.
Dr. Elskenidy received her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from Cairo University in Egypt. She completed her Master’s in Physical Therapy with an emphasis in orthopedics at Finch University of Health Sciences. She subsequently earned her Doctoral of Science degree in Clinical Electrophysiology from Rocky Mountain University. Her dissertation focused on Electromyography (EMG) for patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS).
Dr. Elskenidy has been in engaged in outpatient clinical practice for over 30 years. In addition to caring for patients with associated orthopedic and geriatric conditions, she also specializes in vestibular rehab and treats numerous patients with disorders such as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), Meniere’s disease and balance disorders. As a clinical director and supervisor, her responsibilities include evaluating patients and preparing a treatment plan to achieve the patient’s goals allowing them to return to their prior level of function.
Her teaching experience also includes continuing education courses for practicing physical therapists in balance disorders and dizziness, gait training and fitness seminars, osteoarthritis, and introductory EMG courses.