Research and Poster Information

Poster Information

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2019 Research Presentation Schedule

Friday, October 25
11:50 am –12:20 pm 5x5 Research Presentations
Moderator: Alicia Emerson
11:50 am – 11:55 am Christpher Allen
PL1: Corticosteroid Injection versus A Physical Therapy Approach for the Management of Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Clinical Trial
11:55 am –12:00 pm James Dunning
PL19: Cervicothoracic Manipulation and Electrical Dry Needling Versus Mobilization, Exercise and Interferential Electrotherapy in Patients with Subacromial Pain Syndrome: A Multi-Center Randomized Clinical Trial
12:00 pm – 12:05 pm Ken Olson
PL3: Musculoskeletal Advanced Physiotherapy Scope of Practice: An International Exploratory Survey Throughout WCPT and IFOMPT Member Organizations
12:05 pm – 12:20 pm Q&A
Saturday, October 26
8:30 am – 9:15 am 5x5 Research Presentations
Moderator: Alicia Emerson
8:30 am – 8:35 am Breanna Reynolds
PL4: Effectiveness of cervical spine thrust joint manipulation added to behavioral education, soft tissue mobilization, and exercise in individuals with temporomandibular disorder (TMD): A randomized clinical trial 
8:35 am – 8:40 am Jenifer Dice
PL5: Manual Therapy In Pediatrics: A Delphi Investigation Of United States Physical Therapists
8:40 am – 8:45 am Alison Vargo
PL6: Effectiveness of Teaching Advanced Cervical and Thoracic Manual Physical Therapy to Entry-Level Physical Therapy Students in a Continuing Education Format
8:45 am – 9:15 am Q & A
10:30 am – 11:15 am Research Presentations (Breakout Sessions)
Cervicothoracic Spine
Moderator:Alicia Emerson
10:30 am – 10:35 am Hayden Jinright
PL7: Spurling's Test: Inconsistencies in Clinical Practice
10:35 am – 10:40 am Gary Kearns
PL8: Influence of Clinical Experience on Accuracy and Safety of Dry Needling the Obliquus Capitus Inferior in Unembalmed Cadavers
10:40 am – 10:45 am Brian Russ
PL9: Sliders or Tensioners: Does it Matter?
10:45 am – 10:50 am Laurie Devaney
PL10: Neck Mobility Adaptations in College Baseball Pitchers
10:50 am – 10:55 am
Lawrence Ramiscal
PL11: Pain Prevalence in Upper Cervical Stability Testing in Healthy Individuals
10:55 am – 11:15 am Q & A
Lumbopelvic Spine
Moderator:Michelle Finnegan
10:30 am – 10:35 am Marie Corkery
PL12: A Comparison of Diaphragm Muscle Thickness in Different Body Positions Using Ultrasound Imaging
10:35 am – 10:40 am Sharon Wang-Price
PL13: Immediate Effects of Two Deep Dry Needling Techniques on Lumbar Multifidus Muscle Activation and Pressure Pain Thresholds in Patients with Low Back Pain
10:40 am – 10:45 am Marc-Olivier St-Pierre
PL14: Assessment of Hip Joint Intra-Capsular Pressure within the Acetabular Cavity and the Lateral Chamber during Hip Testing: A Cadaveric Preliminary Investigation
10:45 am – 10:50 am Adam Lutz
PL15: Criterion validity, MCID and SCB calculation of the MDQ and SANE for Patients with Low Back Pain
10:50 am – 10:55 am Mark Wilhelm
PL16: The Effect of Low Back Pain History on Multifidus Co-contraction During Common Lumbosacral Voluntary Stabilizing Contractions
10:55 am – 11:15 am Q & A
Upper Extremity
Moderator: Amy McDevitt
10:30 am – 10:35 am Megan Flynn and Beka Dagraedt
PL2: Local and Peripheral Change with Cervical Spine Thrust Joint Manipulation in Individuals with Temporomandibular Disorder with Myalgia: A Secondary Analysis of A Randomized Clinical Trial
10:35 am – 10:40 am Nancy Talbott
PL18: The Role of the Long Head of the Biceps in Adhesive Capsulitis: A Systematic Review
10:40 am – 10:45 am Charles Nichols
PL17: Glenohumeral Joint Capsule Tissue Tension Loading Correlates Moderately with Shear Wave Elastography: A Cadaveric Investigation
 10:45 am - 10:50 am Jean-Michel Brismee
PL20:  Correlation Between Shear Wave Elastography and Humeral Head Displacement During Sustained Posterior Shoulder Glide Mobilization in A Healthy Cohort
10:50 am – 10:55 am Brian Swanson
PL21: Changes in Glenohumeral Translation, Electromyographic Activity, and Pressure-Pain Thresholds Following Sustained or Oscillatory Mobilizations in Stiff and Healthy Shoulders
10:55 am – 11:15 am Q & A
Clinical Pearls
Moderator: Kelli Brizzolara
10:30 am – 10:35 am Jesse Resari
PL22: Treatment of Migraine Headache and Neck Pain Using An Impairment Based Manual Therapy and Exercise Approach: A Case Report
10:35 am – 10:40 am Zachary Carroll
PL23: Manual Therapy and Exercise for Tactical Athlete with Knee Pain Secondary to Synovial Hemangioma: A Case Report
10:40 am – 10:45 am Andrew Hammond
PL24: Saphenous Nerve Interventions for Suspected MCL Sprain in the Context of An Inductive Reasoning Model
10:45 am – 10:50 am Timothy Lira
PL25: Knee Pain, Fibular Mobility Deficits, and Adverse Neural Tension: A Case Report
10:50 am – 10:55 am Ross Fargnoli
PL26: Avoidance of Planned Cervical Spine Surgery with Cervico-thoracic Spinal Manipulation in A Patient Presenting with Cervical Radiculopathy: A Case Report
10:55 am – 11:15 am Q & A
Psychometric Studies in OMPT
Moderator: Shannon Petersen
10:30 am – 10:35 am Cynthia Garcia
PL27: Improving Accuracy in Lower Thoracic Spine Palpation: A New Method Pilot Study
10:35 am – 10:40 am Frank Tudini
PL28: Reliability and Validity of Measurements of Cervical Retraction Strength with A Hand-held Dynamometer
10:40 am – 10:45 am Nate Cairns and Rachel Rohman
PL29: Reliability and Construct Validity of the Jaw Functional Limitation Scale and Temporomandibular Disability Index
10:45 am – 10:50 am Kathleen Shaughnessy
PL30: What’s Plank Got to Do With It: Side plank symmetry in pre-operative vs. non-operative subjects with low back pain and leg pain (Retrospective Cohort Study)
10:50 am – 10:55 am
Ulrike Mitchell
PL31: Reliability of Hand-held and Fixed Dynamometer Measurements When Assessing Trunk Strength
10:55 am – 11:15 am Q & A
Hypotheses and Emerging Topics
Moderator: Leah Ruggirello
10:30 am – 10:35 am Josue Gan
PL32: Accuracy of a Novel Approach to Dry Needle Placement in the Lateral Pterygoid Muscle in Cadavers
10:35 am – 10:40 am Kindyle Brennan
PL33: Rate and Maintenance of Improvement in Myofascial Pain: Dry Needling alone vs Dry Needling with Intramuscular Electrical Stimulation
10:40 am – 10:45 am Mahnan Darban
PL34: A Pilot Exploration of Patient Discontinuation from Care across Varied Settings in OMPT Care.  Is It Just Insurance Limitations?
10:45 am – 10:50 am Kasey Hogan
PL35: Is There A Difference in the Ability to Perform A Side Plank in Subjects with Back Pain versus Subjects with Back and Concordant Leg Pain with Neural Provocation Testing?
10:50 am – 10:55 am Emmanuel Yung
PL36: Blood Pressure-related Hypoalgesia and Sympatho-inhibition Following Mobilization in Neck Pain: Concurrent Analyses From An RCT
10:55 am – 11:15 am Q & A
Moderator: Holly Jonely
10:30 am – 10:35 am Ronald Schenk
PL37: Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy Instruction in Accredited Physical Therapy Programs in the United States
10:35 am – 10:40 am Evan Petersen
PL38: The Effect of Real-Time Feedback on Learning Lumbar Spine Joint Mobilization by Entry-Level Doctor of Physical Therapy Students: A Randomized, Controlled, Crossover Trial
10:40 am – 10:45 am Mark Erickson
PL39: Master Class Pedagogy in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Education:  Evidence from the Field
10:45 am – 10:50 am Bradley Myers
PL40: Scholarly Productivity of FAAOMPT Credentialed Faculty in Accredited DPT Programs
10:50 am – 10:55 am Janice Lwin
PL41: Modeling An Empathetic Partnership with Students to Develop An Effective Therapeutic Alliance as Clinicians
10:55 am – 11:15 am Q & A