Maryville University was well represented at a national conference by students and faculty at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, February 8-11, 2012.
Patti Naylor, PT, MS, chair of the Illinois Chapter’s Direct Access Steering Committee was highlighted on page 3 in the CMS 2012 Daily News.
Dr. Sandy Ross presented a poster with coauthors Clinton Rice, DPT; Kristyn VonBehren, DPT; April Meyer, DPT; Rachel Alexander, DPT;Scott Murfin, DPT, “Inter-rater and intra-rater reliability measuring sagittal plane hip, knee, and ankle kinematics using the GAITRite walkway and Logitech video camera: A pilot study”
Dr. Sandy Ross and a recent graduate Dr. Ashley Hentis presented an oral platform with coauthors Katelyn Wiles, DPT; Callie Freeman, DPT; Katie Rupp, DPT; Nick Hentis, DPT, “The Effect of Muscle Energy Targeting the Sacroiliac Joint on Low Back Pain in Adolescents Who Were Referred to Physical Therapy After a Neurosurgical Evaluation”
Dr. Pradip Ghosh presented an educational session,
“Using Yoga and meditation in physical therapy for
the management of patients with cardiovascular disease”
Dr. Joni Barry and a recent graduate Dr. Riane Hargraves presented an oral platform with coauthors Stacy Straub, DPT; Jessica Landon, DPT, “The Effects of an Educational Game on Retention of the Spinal Tracts and the Enjoyment of Learning in Physical Therapist Students: A Mixed-Methods Pilot Study
Dr. Ann Fick and a recent graduate Dr. Adam Bridwell presented an oral platform with coauthors Stacey Schutte, DPT; Alyssa Toalson, DPT; Kathryn Siemen, DPT; Joel Dougherty, DPT, “Comparison of 2 Pulse Oximeter Technologies in Patients Ambulating With a Wheeled Walker in the Acute Care Setting: A Pilot Study”
Ryan Duncan, PT, MPT, a graduate from Maryville
University, presented an oral platform, “Four Square
Step Test Performance in People with Parkinson
Students, graduates and faculty of Maryville University
Dr. Joni Barry and coauthor Dr. Sandy Ross published a manuscript titled: “Therapy Incorporating a Dynamic Wrist-Hand Orthosis Versus Manual Assistance in Chronic Stroke: A Pilot Study” in the March 2012 issue of the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy.