Joe Kelly

Joe Kelly

Assistant Professor

    Burgess Hall 214
    (309) 677-2545


Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University
MSPT, Washington University of St. Louis
Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist


Joe Kelly is an Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and the Director of the Orthopedic Residency at Bradley University. 


Orthopaedic physical therapy and residency.


Assistant Professor Kelly's research interests include measurement of biomechanical properties of muscle, dry needling, and investigating treatment effectiveness in physical therapy.


2019 CCBR award for his research titled: Hemodynamic response to trigger point dry needling versus sham needling: A double-blind, randomized control trial using fMRI

Licensures and Certifications

Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist