Thomas Bellama

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Clinical/Applied Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Rehabilitation Sciences

College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
860.768.5190 D 410J ResearchGate

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Northern Arizona University

Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University

  • Certified Orthopedic Specialist by the ABPTS
  • Dry-Needling
  • Real Time Ultrasound for Rehabilitation
Teaching Focus 

Dr. Bellama teaches across the musculoskeletal curriculum and in the orthopedic residency program. His expertise is in clinical movement analysis, evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, and development and implementation of community-based exercise programs.

Professional Interests Focus 

Despite living in Connecticut, he continues as the director of a postpartum rehabilitation program in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and is injury prevention programming and research specific to the limited resources of the Northern Mariana Islands Football Association.

His research interests include movement analysis as a diagnostic tool, validation of an evidence based running analysis and treatment protocol developed and utilized as a clinician, and examining the feasibility and compliance with injury prevention programs delivered entirely remotely.