University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Faculty, Students and Alumni to Present at American Physical Therapy Association Conference
Presentations at the Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) will showcase institution’s research to more than 11,000 of the brightest and most innovative physical therapy professionals in the nation
Anaheim, CA – February 17, 2016 – University of St. Augustine Health Sciences (USAHS), a leading graduate institution that emphasizes health science education through innovative classroom education, will have several faculty, students and alumni presenting key research posters at the American Physical Therapy Association Conference. In addition to the USAHS expert presentations, the institution will also have an exhibit booth with important institution and educational program information.
The conference, referred to as the Combined Sections Meeting (CSM), is one of the largest annual Physical Therapy Conferences in the nation, and will be held in Anaheim, California, from February 17 – 20, 2016.
The following posters will be presented by USAHS experts:
- Assessment and Implementation of Evidence Based Pain Competencies in Pre-licensure Physical Therapy Curriculum – Presented by Annie Burke-Doe, PT, MPT, PHD
- Validity and Reliability of the Neuromuscular Patient Management Assessment: A Classroom Assessment – Platform Presentation, Presented by Heather David, PT, EdD, MPT, NCS (Section: Education)
- Neurodevelopmental Approach to Treating a Child with a Dual Diagnosis of Univentricular Heart Disorder and Brain Anoxia – Presented by Natalee Kamau
- The Management of Chronic Myofascial Thoracolumbar Pain with Dry Needling, Spinal Manipulation and Exercise: A Case Report – Presented by Dr. Adam Javate
- The Effectiveness of EMG Biofeedback and Mirror Therapy for Decreasing Phantom Limb Pain for a Patient with Shoulder Disarticulation: A Case Report – Presented by Dr. Stephanie Thomas and Dr. Kayla Smith (Section: Orthopedics)
- Practice Style Traits and Practice Behaviors for Knowledge Translation of Clinical Practice Guidelines and Outcome Measures – Authored by Kristen Johnson, PT, EdD, MS, NCS, Dr. Annie Burke-Doe, PT, MPT, PhD, and Jane Sullivan, PT, DHS, MS
- Use of Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment in the Treatment of Vestibular Dysfunction Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury – Authored by Donovan Martinez, PT, DPT, and Kristen Johnson, PT, EdD, MS, NCS (Section: Hand Rehabilitation)
- Treatment for an Occupational Cervical Injury with a Combined Manual Therapy, Specific Exercise and Biopsychosocial Approach: A Case Study – Presented by Dr. Jerald James Bondoc, Dr. Lucas Pratt, PT, and Marilyn Miller, PT, PhD, GCS
(Section: Hand Rehabilitation)
- The Effect of Contralateral Strengthening Exercises on Deltoid Function Recovery Following Axillary Nerve Damage: A Case Report – Authored by: Kindra Fish, Edward Kane, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC and Donn Dimond (Section: Sports Physical Therapy)
- Enchondroma of the Distal Phalanx – Authored by Christopher J. Ivey PT, MPT, OCS, SCS, ATC, MS and Edward Kane, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC (Section: Hand Rehabilitation)
Physical therapists improve and restore mobility in patient’s lives, reducing and managing pain, often without the need for expensive surgery or long-term use of prescription medications. This year’s CSM conference is expected to bring more than 11,000 of the brightest and most innovative physical therapy professionals in the nation together for four days of educational programming, alumni events, expert presentations and networking opportunities. The conference also features an exhibit hall with hundreds of exhibitors, demonstrating the latest equipment, products and technologies used by physical therapy professionals to help people regain and maintain mobility and lead active and healthy lives.
To schedule an interview with a USAHS expert or for more information on one of the USAHS faculty, student or alumni poster presentations outlined, please contact Rachael Lighty at [email protected] or 410.218.6055.
About University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS)
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is a graduate institution that emphasizes health science education through innovative quality classroom and distance education. Founded in 1979, USAHS has locations in San Marcos, California; St. Augustine, Florida; and Austin, Texas. USAHS offers degree programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, education and health science, as well as continuing education programs. For more information, visit www.usa.edu. USAHS is a member of Laureate International Universities, a network of more than 80 institutions in 28 countries and one of the most significant global higher education providers for health sciences. For more information, visit www.laureate.net.