Jo Gupta PT, PhD
Jo Gupta PT, PhD

Jo Gupta PT, PhD
Assistant Professor

Division of Physical Therapy
Department of Allied Health Sciences
3034 Bondurant Hall, CB# 7135
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7135

University Physical Therapy 
115 Oakdale Drive, Suite #8
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Clinic Phone: 919-732-6600

Email address:


PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1991

BS, Physical Therapy, Bombay University, 1986

Clinical Service

Provide outpatient physical therapy at University Physical Therapy, Hillsborough.


Orthopedic residency mentor

PHYT 870 Integrated Clinical Experience mentor for 3rd year DPT students

PHYT 854 Capstone committee member for 3rd year DPT students

Research Interests

Differential diagnosis, clinical reasoning, management and treatment of shoulder joint pathologies, specifically:

  • differential diagnosis of shoulder labral tear
  • management of traumatic glenohumeral anterior dislocation
  • use of thoracic mobilizations in conservative treatment of adhesive capsulitis and shoulder impingement syndrome

Recent Publications

Curtis Q, Gupta  J, Gross M, Hill C;  Treatment of shoulder impingement syndrome utilizing non-thrust mobilizations to the thoracic spine and ribs: a case report. Orthopedic Physical Therapy Practice (Orthopedic section of APTA).  January edition 2018