Dr. Josh T. Anderson, PT, DPT graduated from Lebanon Valley College in 2005 with a B.S. in Health Science with a focus in sociology. He went on to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2007. During his time at Lebanon Valley College he was involved in the Athletics department as a student member of the Sports Information Department for almost 6 years. During that time highlights included keeping statistics for a Division III National Basketball Play of the Year and representing the Sports Information Department at the Division III Field Hockey National Championships. In addition, to his involvement in school functions he was also involved in the college branch of the Kiwanis Club, Circle K Club, in which he participated in many civic and charitable events during his time including. Dr. Anderson graduated in 2007 having received the Lebanon Valley College Physical Therapy Department’s inaugural Leadership Award.
As a lifelong Central Pennsylvania resident, Dr. Anderson brings almost 8 years of outpatient clinical experience to DPT. His first experience had him work at three different offices in the Lancaster General Health (LGH) system. During his time with LGH, Dr. Anderson treated patients with multiple orthopedic, neurologic and vestibular disorders. He was an inaugural member of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) Shared Governance Council serving as a past chair of the Professional Development Council. In this role he helped to assess and implement continuing education programming and competency training for all staff of the PMR Department. In addition to this role, he also helped to establish new service lines in the specific offices in which he treated patients as well as was earned certifications in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment via Functional Movement Systems and Sports Physical Therapy through Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions.
Most recently Dr. Anderson was the clinic director and lead therapist for Keystone Physical Therapy where he treated primarily patients with orthopedic conditions, including a large patient base of injured workers. Being a therapist that values patient outcomes, Josh and his team were recognized for returning injured workers back to full and unrestricted work duties in far fewer visits then the national and company averages, all the while maintaining high levels of patient satisfaction and was recognized for having some of the highest levels of functional change/return in the fewer visits then national and company averages.
As an advocate for his profession Dr. Anderson is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association. As a lifelong learner Josh continues to stay active in academia as a lab assistant at his alma mater, Lebanon Valley College. In addition, he has also worked with students as a mentor at the student run Pro Bono clinic in Annville, PA. Dr. Anderson has also completed training and has earned distinction as Credentialed Clinical Instructor.