Dr. Charles Salvo

Charles Salvo

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Email: salvo@lvc.edu

Phone: 717-867-6857

B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; D.P.T., University of Scranton; Ph.D., Marywood University

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy

Research & Practice Areas:
Stress and Stress Management in Healthcare Workers

I am currently working on three major projects. The first is examining the perceived stress levels of Physical Therapists in various practice settings. The second is investigating methods to decrease perceived stress and improve employee satisfaction and outcomes. The third is identifying the relationship of student Physical Therapist Professional Development and the perception of ideal clinical instructor behaviors. 

  • William G. McGowan Medal for Excellence in Doctoral Studies – Ph.D.; May 2023 
  • BAYADA Home Health Care HERO Award; November 2022 
  • Eagle Scout; September 2004
  • Salvo C. Stress Levels Amongst Home Health Care Workers Following the COVID-19 Omicron Variant. Presented nationally at APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM), San Diego, CA, February 2023; poster format. 

  • Salvo C. (2022) Stress Levels Amongst Home Health Care Workers Following the COVID-19 Omicron Variant. Journal of Applied Professional Studies (Marywood University peer-review journal, ISSN 2694-2577). Retrieved from https://journal-aps.net/dissertations

  • Hakim R, Salvo C, Balent A, Keyasko M, & McGlynn D. (2015) Case Report: A Balance Training Program Using the Nintendo Wii Fit to Reduce Fall Risk in an Older Adult with Bilateral Peripheral Neuropathy. Physiother. Theory Pract. 31(2), 130-139. 

  • Shin G, Hwang H, Seo S, Oh M, Ryu C, Salvo C, Feldman S, Doh J, & Jung G. (2010) A Novel Pathogen Detection System Based on High-Resolution CE-SSCP Using a Triblock Copolymer Matrix. J Sep Sci. 33, 1639-43. 

  • PHT 602 Professional Issues in Physical Therapy I 
  • PHT 604 Professional Issues in Physical Therapy II 
  • PHT 802 Physical Therapy Administration and Management