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Phone: 860-679-3233
Fax: 860-679-1425

UConn Health
Musculoskeletal Institute
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-5153
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Nancy Craven P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S.

Nancy Craven

Nancy Craven P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S., is a physical therapist specializing in the treatment of orthopaedic, spine, sports, and temporomandibular dysfunctions (TMD) at UConn Health. Nancy is active in the committees of the hospital wide Patient Experience Liaison Committee and the department's Patient Care Committee. Both committees advocate for the treatment and care of patients. She has a strong interest in anatomy and teaches Human Anatomy in the University of Connecticut Doctorate in Physical Therapy Program. She is an adjunct professor for UConn for the clinical course Integrated Musculoskeletal Practicum. Nancy is the secretary for the Connecticut Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, previously served as the chapter delegate.

Appointment: Department of Rehabilitation Services, UConn Health

Specialty: Orthopaedics

Certifications: Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties


  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Des Moines University, 2007
  • Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy, Northwestern University Medical School, 1981
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Augustana College

Selected Publications:
Wojcik KE, Cote MP, Swanson BT, Apostolakos J, Craven N, Gomlinski G, Gauthier Trahiotis C, Mazzocca AD. Non-surgical rehabilitation of AC Joint Sprain/Separation and AC Joint Arthrosis. Orthopaedic Rehabilitation of the Athlete: Getting Back in the Game. ed Reider B, Provencher MT, and Davies G. in production Elsevier 2012.

Research Interests: Nancy has participated as a clinical investigator in multiple research trials of shoulder pathology.