Emma Millspaugh

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Emma Millspaugh Kennedy received her doctor of physical therapy degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University. She received her BS in Exercise Science from the University at Buffalo, SUNY. While at UB she dual majored in Dance and has an extensive background in ballet, tap, and jazz dance technique. While in physical therapy school, Emma worked as a certified ASCM personal trainer where she was able to begin connecting her physical therapy education to training and performance. As a personal trainer, Emma worked with individuals to achieve their fitness goals through progressive exercise training. She also designed a group training program for competitive canoe racers during their offseason in preparation for their race season.

While at SUNY Upstate Medical Emma gained experience in multiple clinical settings including outpatient orthopedics, inpatient neuro rehabilitation, and pediatrics. Upon graduating from Physical Therapy school, Emma has pursued a career in outpatient orthopedics in NYC and has gained additional experience in working with geriatric populations. Emma’s true passion lies with working with active individuals who want to remain active throughout their life, whether it be recovering from injury, training with pain, or learning ways to maintain or improve fitness while aging.

Growing up in upstate New York, Emma is drawn to the outdoors and loves to get her exercise through activities like hiking, running, skiing, and canoeing. Emma is a member of the New York State Paddlesport Association and participates in endurance canoe racing throughout the warmer months. Emma’s other interests include working out at the gym, playing with her dog, and traveling.

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