User:Cheryl Sparks


Cheryl Sparks PT, DPT 

About Me

Cheryl Sparks is Assistant Professor at Bradley University in the department of Physical Therapy and Health Science. Her primary areas of interest include musculoskeletal therapeutics, orthopaedic manual therapy, and the basic science of human movement. She holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from St. Ambrose University, which she completed in 2008, and a Bachelors of Science from Bradley University (1998). She has achieved Board Certification as an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist and holds advanced training and certification through USA Weightlifting, Aerobics and Fitness Association of America, and Stott Pilates. In addition to her teaching responsibilities at Bradley, Dr. Sparks is pursuing fellowship training in orthopaedic manual therapy with Evidence in Motion. She will commence work on her PhD in the Fall of 2009.


BSPT Bradley University, Peoria, IL

DPT Saint Ambrose University, Davenport, IA 

Professional Affiliations

Member American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Therapists

Member American Physical Therapy Association, section on Orthopaedics and Education

Member Illinois Physical Therapy Association