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Associate Professor

Division of Physical Therapy
Department of 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

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  • 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
Jo Gupta PT, PhD