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The North Broad Physical Therapy Center (NBPTC) is a student-led pro bono physical therapy center geared to assisting the uninsured, under-insured and under-served community members of North Philadelphia. The NBPTC will have Doctor of Physical Therapy students in addition to licensed physical therapists to evaluate and treat clients  of any age with muscle, bone, joint, balance or neurologic dysfunction. A referral from your physician is required to be seen at NBPTC. Please call you physician to obtain a referral.
 
Guatemala service trip opportunity for current DPT students, faculty and alumni
Annually, current Temple DPT students, faculty and alumni to Zacapa, Guatemala to provide physical therapy services to local citizens. A local organization called Hearts in Motion hosted the Temple group. Several activities including setting up “pop-up” clinics in the local communities, volunteering in a different community daily, making house visits for those unable to make it to the clinic, volunteering at a local hospital and nutrition centers. If you are interested in being a part of this international service opportunity, please email Dr. Carole Tucker at tuckerc@temple.edu