Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

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Previous Grant Recipients


  • "The effect of spinal manipulative therapy on three key motor regions cerebral cortex”
  • “The Effectiveness of Training PTs in Pain Neuroscience Education on PROs for Chronic Spinal Pain”
    • Elizabeth Lane, PT, DPT
  • “Shoulder Pain: Effects of Adherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines and Dose of Physical Therapy on Outcomes of Care”
  • “Performance of shoulder muscles after a PT intervention for patients with rotator cuff tears”
  • “Reliability, validity, and responsive of the functional arm and shoulder test in patients with shoulder problems”





  • "Neurosensory Responses to Thrust Mobilization and Eccentric Exercise in People with Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy"  
  • "Using fMRI to Determine if Cerebral Hemodynamic Responses to Pain Change Following Thoracic Spine Thrust Manipulation in Patients with Neck Pain"


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