Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

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Previous Grant Recipients


  • "Physical Therapists’ Readiness for Change in the Management of Fear of Reinjury after ACL Reconstruction"
  • Automated Physical Therapy Referral Process for Older People after Upper ExtreMity Fracture (ARM): A Feasibility Study


  • "Hip, Trunk, and Pelvic Floor Muscle Function During and After Pregnancy: Implications for Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain and Urinary Incontinence"
  • "Movement Asymmetry and Contra lateral Knee Osteoarthritis after Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty"
  • "Improving the Model of Care for Knee Osteoarthritis: Investigating Patinet-Perceived Value of Physical Therapy"


  • "Can an Intervention Aimed at Patient Education, Engagement, and Cognitive Restructuring Improve Functional Outcomes and Well-being for Patients with Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain? A Pragmatic Randomized Clinical Trial"


  • “Shoulder Pain: Effects of Adherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines and Dose of Physical Therapy on Outcomes of Care”
    • Lori Michener, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC, FAPTA
    • $29,787.00
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      • Year 1 Progress Report
      • Year 2 Progress Report
      • Year 3 Progress Report
      • Year 4 Progress Report





  • "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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