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Read amazing articles from our faculty!

Recovery From a First-Time Lateral Ankle Sprain and the Predictors of Chronic Ankle Instability: A Prospective Cohort Analysis

Doherty C, Bleakley C, Caulfield B, Ryan J, Delahunt E. (2016). The American Journal of Sports Medicin;, 20(10); 1–9 Summary by: Vincent Parisi SPT, Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri The purpose for this review is to determine the window of treatment...

Immediate and Short-term Effects of Thoracic Spine Manipulation in Patients With Cervical Radiculopathy: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Young IA, Pozzi F, Dunning J, Linkonis, Michener LA. (2019). Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy; 49(5): 299–309 Article Summary: by Kellie Stringer SPT, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO.  The goal of this multicenter, randomized controlled...

Limb symmetry indexes can overestimate knee function after anterior cruciate ligament injury

Wellsandt E, Failla MJ, Snyder-Mackler L. (2017) Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical  Therapy; 47(5): 334–338 Abstracted by Adam Schwent SPT, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO Background: The reoccurrence of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries...

Use of Pain Neuroscience on Patients with Adhesive Capsulitis

Sawyer EE, McDevitt AW, Louw A, Puentedura EJ, Mintken PE. (2018). Use of Pain Neuroscience Education, Tactile Discrimination, and Graded Motor Imagery in an Individual with Frozen Shoulder. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy; 48(3): 174–184. ...

Tibiofemoral joint mobilization in the successful management of patellofemoral pain syndrome: A case report

Lantz JM, Emerson-Kavchak AJ, Mischke JJ, Courtney CA (2016).  The International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy; 11(3): 450-461.    Summarized by: Courtney Van Dreese SPT, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO    Background: Patellofemoral pain syndrome...

Posterosuperior glenoid internal impingement of the shoulder in the overhead athlete: Pathogenesis, clinical features, and MR imagining findings

 Fessa, K. C., Linklater, J., Peduto, A., & Tirman, P. (2015). Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 59, 182-187.    Summary by: Nate Turner SPT, Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri    Posterosuperior glenoid internal impingement (PGII)...

Association between lumbopelvic pain and pelvic floor dysfunction in women: A cross sectional study

Dufour, S., Forget, M., Vandyken, B., Vandyken, C. (2018). Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 34, 47-53. Abstracted by: Samantha Bennett SPT, Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri Low back pain a common and debilitating injury that is the number one...

Rehabilitation of the Overhead Throwing Athlete: There is More to It Than Just External Rotation/Internal Rotation Strengthening

Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA, Christopher A. Arrigo, MS, PT, ATC,    Todd R. Hooks, PT, AT, OCS, SCS, NREMT-1, CSCS, CMTPT, FAAOMPT,  James R. Andrews, MD   Summarized by Kaytlyn Wells SPT, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO.  The purpose of this article is...

Response to: Mounting Evidence Refutes Long Held Prescribed Intervention of the Concave/Convex Rule in both the Shoulder and the Knee

Showalter, C. (2019, September 5). Mounting Evidence Refutes Long Held Prescribed Intervention of the Concave/Convex Rule in both the Shoulder and the Knee. Retrieved from https://www.ozpt.com/research_commentary.php  Abstracted by: Chris Morse, ATC, SPT, Missouri...

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