United Helpers physical therapists earn doctoral degrees from Clarkson
Sunday, June 13, 2010 - 7:06 am

Patricia Tharrett and Trent Worden, physical therapists for United Helpers, have earned doctoral degrees from Clarkson University.

Trent Worden, an Ogdensburg native and a therapist at the United Helpers Ogdensburg Campus, said, “The process was very rewarding and the critical thinking skills that are developed throughout the coursework are invaluable.”

Worden earned his bachelor’s degree in biology in 2001 and his master of science in physical therapy in 2004 from Clarkson University. Worden has a strong clinic interest in geriatric wellness and has been employed as a physical therapist with United Helpers since 2004.

Tharrett, a therapist at the United Helpers Maplewood Campus in Canton, had similar comments. “I feel personally that I am a better resource and, as a result, I am better able to serve my patients.”

Tharrett lives in Potsdam. She received a master of science in health education from Russell Sage Graduate School, Troy, in 1996, and is also a graduate of the Clarkson University physical therapy master’s program. In addition, Tharrett holds two bachelor’s degrees, in health and wellness ands in physical education. She also has a strong clinical interest in geriatric wellness. She has worked with United Helpers since 2007.

United Helpers offers rehabilitative services at the sub-acute rehabilitation suites in Ogdensburg and the new Maplewood campus in Canton. Out-patient therapy services are also offered at Maplewood.

For more information or to schedule an appointment call 393-3074, ext. 219, or visit United Helpers online at www.unitedhelpers.org.