School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

Rebecca Edgeworth Ditwiler

Rebecca Edgeworth Ditwiler, PT, DPT, OCS

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

Assistant Professor, School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences

Contact Info 13330 USF Laurel Drive
Tampa FL 33612

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Academic Phone:(813) 974-8613


  • OCS, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in O, ABPTS, 2014
  • DPT, Physical Therapy, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, 2011
  • BS, Movement Science, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, 2008


  • Florida Physical Therapy Association (Board of Directors, 2015 - Present)
  • Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA) (Member, 2011 - Present)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA) (Assembly Representative/Nominating Committee Chair - West Central District, 2011 - 2015)

Recent Publications

  • Holtzman G, Harris-Hayes M, Hoffman SL, Zou D, Edgeworth R, Van Dillen LR. Clinical examination procedures to determine the effect of axial decompression on low back pain symptoms in people with chronic low back pain J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2(42) : 105-113, 2012.