Sue Curfman, PT, DHSc, OCS, MTC

Assistant Professor


  • DHSc in Health Sciences, University of St. Augustine; St. Augustine, Fla.
  • MS in Applied Anatomy and Physiology, Boston University; Boston, Mass.
  • BS in Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, Pa.

Professional Certifications

  • Certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling by KinetaCore; 2011 - Present
  • Certified FMS Professional, Level 1, Functional Movement Systems; 2011 - Present
  • Certified as a Provider of Augmented Soft Tissue Manipulation (ASTYM™) by Performance Dynamics; 2004 - Present
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists; 2003-2023
  • Certified in Manual Therapy, University of St. Augustine; St. Augustine, FL; 2000 - Present

Employment and Positions Held

  • Lynchburg College; Lynchburg, Va.; Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; 2013 - Present
  • Rapid Rehabilitation; Winchester, Va.; Physical Therapist, Clinical Specialist; 2001 - 2012
  • University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences; St. Augustine, Fla.; Online Faculty for Flex Doctorate in Physical Therapy; 2003 - 2013
  • Shenandoah University; Winchester, Va.; Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; 1991 - 2000
  • Winchester Medical Center; Shenandoah University Faculty PT Practice; 1991 - 2000
  • Boston University; Boston, Mass.; Teaching Fellow, Neuranatomy/Neurophysiology; 1990 - 1991

Scholarly Activities

Peer-Reviewed Scientific and Professional Presentations

Physical Therapy Decreases Shoulder Impairments & Functional Limitations in a Woman Receiving Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer: A Single Case Design, Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Nashville, Tenn., Spring 2004

Reliability of Practice Pattern Selection when Applying an Algorithm to the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Combined Sections Meeting, APTA, San Antonio, Tex., Spring 2000.

Predictive Admissions Variables for Academic and Clinical Success of Entry-Level Physical Therapist: Instrumentation Phase, Combined Sections Meeting, APTA, Reno, Nev., Spring 1995.

Indications Conference: A Key Course for Curricular Integration within a New Physical Therapy Program, Combined Sections Meeting, APTA, Reno, Nev., Spring 1995.

Complete C.V.