This collection represents a sample of faculty work from the Graduate Program of Physical Therapy. The faculty is actively involved in research and scholarship in addition to their instructional duties. Recent research projects from the department have dealt with physical therapy intervention for end-stage renal disease, complex regional pain syndrome, women's health, cancer, musician performance-related injuries, general orthopedics, veterinary medicine, and other areas.

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Submissions from 2014

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Conservative Treatment Of Neuromuscular Scoliosis In Adult Tetraplegia: A Case Report, Jennifer D. Hastings, J. Dickson, L. Tracy, C. Baniewich, and C. Levine

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Commentary On "normal Values Of Functional Reach And Lateral Reach Tests In Children With Knee Joint Hypermobility", Julia Looper and C. Penny

Submissions from 2013

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Posterior Dislocation Of The Elbow, Robert E. Boyles

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How Do Toddlers Increase Their Gait Velocity?, Julia Looper and Lynette S. Chandler

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Electrical Currents, Sara Shapiro

Submissions from 2012

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Compensation Allows Recovery Of Functional Independence In People With Severe Motor Impairments Following Spinal Cord Injury, Jennifer D. Hastings, Lisa A. Harvey, Joy A. Bruce, and Martha F. Somers

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Compensation allows recovery of functional independence in people with serious motor impairments following spinal cord injury: a short communication, Jennifer D. Hastings, Lisa A. Harvey, Joy A. Bruce, and Martha F. Somers

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What To Measure When Determining Orthotic Needs In Children With Down Syndrome: A Pilot Study, Julia Looper, Danielle Benjamin, Mindy Nolan, and Laura Schumm

Submissions from 2011

Atypical patterns of pain: Pathophysiological origins of pain symptom distributions that differ from traditionally understood anatomical patterns, Roger J. Allen

The effect of respiratory-based therapeutic relaxation modalities on upper trapezius muscle tone in a normal adult sample, Roger J. Allen, Brittany L. Hodgson, Kelsey B. Wallin, and Tonya L. Bennett

Relationship of body awareness to the influence of respiratory-based thereapeutic relaxation on electromyographic activity of the upper trapezius, Roger J. Allen, Brittany L. Hodgson, Kelsey B. Wallin, Tonya L. Bennett, and Alison R. Heartman

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Stress-related latency in sensory and affective dimensions of reported pain in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome, Roger J. Allen and Amy S. Moe

Pain distribution quantification using enhanced 'rule-of-nines': reliability and correlations with intensity, sensory, affective, and functional pain measures, Roger J. Allen, Chris Soterakopoulos, Kristina J. Fugere, Willa K. Sorbie, Ariel L. Oksendahl, and Julia Looper

The short-term effects of treating plantar fasciitis with a unique, temporary custom foot orthosis and stretching, Bob Boyles, M. Drake, and C. Bittenbender

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Effectiveness of Manual Physical Therapy in the Treatment of Cervical Radiculopathy: A Systematic Review, Bob Boyles, Patrick Toy, James Mellon Jr, Margaret Hayes, and Bradley Hammer

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Commentary On Physical Therapist Practice And The Role Of Diagnostic Imaging, Robert E. Boyles, Ira Gorman, Daniel Pinto, and Michael D. Ross

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Physical Therapist Practice And The Role Of Diagnostic Imaging, Robert E. Boyles, Ira Gorman, Daniel Pinto, and Michael D. Ross

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The Short-term Effects Of Treating Plantar Fasciitis With A Temporary Custom Foot Orthosis And Stretching, Michelle Drake, Caryn Bittenbender, and Robert E. Boyles

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Possible Deleterious Effects Of Therapy Solely Directed At Neural Plasticity And Walking In People With Serious Spinal Cord Injury... ...riggins Ms, Kankipati P, Oyster Ml, Cooper Ra, Boninger Ml. The Relationship Between Quality Of Life And Change In Mobility 1 Year Post Injury In Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury. Arch Phys Med Reahbil 201:;92:1027-33, Lisa, A. Harvey; Martha F. Somers; Jennifer D. Hastings; and Joy, A. Bruce

Gait Analysis & Treatment Interventions, Jennifer Hastings

Interaction of Posture and Function; A Case Report, Jennifer Hastings

Transfers: How to make them easier, Jennifer Hastings

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The possible deleterious effects of therapy solely directed at neural plasticity and walking in people with serious spinal cord injury, Jennifer D. Hastings, Lisa A. Harvey, Martha F. Somers, and Joy A. Bruce

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The Differences In Self-esteem, Function, And Participation Between Adults With Low Cervical Motor Tetraplegia Who Use Power Or Manual Wheelchairs, Jennifer D. Hastings, Hillary Robins, Yvette Griffiths, and Christina Hamilton

Length of Inpatient Rehabilitation Stay following a C6-C7 SCI and the Effects on Wellness, Function, and Community Participation, Jennifer Hastings, K. C. Gillespie, R. V. Harris, and M. R. Murphy

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The differences in self-esteem, function, and participation between adults with low motor tetraplegia who use power or manual wheelchairs, Jennifer Hastings, Yvette Griffiths, Christina Hamilton, and Hillary Robins

Pain distribution quantification using enhanced ‘Rule of Nines’: Reliability and correlations with intensity, sensory, affective and functional pain measures, Julia Looper, C. Soterakopoulos, K. J. Fugere, W. K. Sorbie, A. L. Oksendahl, and L. Looper

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Does orthotic use affect upper extremity support during upright play in infants with Down syndrome?, Julia Looper and Dale Ulrich

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A Manual Physical Therapy Approach Versus Subacromial Corticosteroid Injection For Treatment Of Shoulder Impingement Syndrome: A Protocol For A Randomised Clinical Trial, Daniel I. Rhon, Robert E. Boyles, Joshua A. Cleland, and David L. Brown

Submissions from 2010

Assessing body awareness: resources and applications in physical therapy practice, Roger J. Allen and Alison R. Heartman

Respiratory-based therapeutic relaxation effect on electromyographic activity of the upper trapezius, Roger J. Allen, Brittany L. Hodgson, Kelsey B. Wallin, and Tonya L. Bennett

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Stress-related latency in sensory and affective dimensions of reported pain in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome, Roger J. Allen, Amanda Moe, Chelsea Athing, C. Pyle, M. Terao, and E. Luppino

Effects on episodic vertigo intensity of plantar somatosensory input via direct pressure vs. TENS in patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, Roger J. Allen, N. J. Siewert, M. J. Kellow, M. J. Kirchoff, and J. Evans

Temporal relationship between stress and episodic pain flares in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome, Roger J. Allen, N. J. Siewert, M. J. Kellow, M. J. Kirchoff, and J. Evans

Quantitative pain topography assessment: Reliability and functional correlations for patients with fibromyalgia syndrome, Roger J. Allen, K. B. Wallin, A. K. Smith, and C. J. Bittenbender

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Physical Therapy Agents, Roger J. Allen and Ann M. Wilson

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The addition of cervical thrust manipulations to a manual physical therapy approach in patients being treated for mechanical neck pain: a secondary analysis, Bob E. Boyles, Michael J. Walker, Brian A. Young, Joseph B. Strunce, and Robert S. Wainner

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Osteochondral lesion of the talus, Bob Boyles and Bradley J. Stockton

The efficacy of manual therapy versus placebo ultrasound for mechanical neck disorders, a randomized clinical trial, Bob Boyles, M. J. Walker, B. A. Young, J. B. Strunce, G. Deyle, J. W. Whitman, M. Garber, and R. S. Wainner

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The Addition Of Cervical Thrust Manipulations To A Manual Physical Therapy Approach In Patients Treated For Mechanical Neck Pain: A Secondary Analysis, Robert E. Boyles, Michael J. Walker, Brian A. Young, Joseph B. Strunce, and Robert S. Wainner

Functional mobility and transfers in Spinal Cord Injury- Facilitating learning through optimal teaching, Jennifer Hastings

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Effect Of Treadmill Training And Supramalleolar Orthosis Use On Motor Skill Development In Infants With Down Syndrome: A Randomized Clinical Trial, Julia Looper and Dale A. Ulrich

Effect of various treadmill interventions on the development of joint kinematics in infants with Down syndrome, Julia Looper, Jianhua Wu, Dale A. Ulrich, and Rosa M. Angulo-Barroso

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Effects Of Various Treadmill Interventions On The Development Of Joint Kinematics In Infants With Down Syndrome, Jianhua Wu, Julia Looper, Dale A. Ulrich, and Rosa M. Angulo-Barroso

Submissions from 2009

Multimodal allodynia treated with somatosensory-specific desensitization in patients with complex regional pain syndrome, Roger J. Allen

Neurological symptom review: What we learned and what we know now, Roger J. Allen

Orchialgia due to genitofemoral nerve impingement treated with psoas major stretching: case series, Roger J. Allen

Plantar somatosensory stimulation therapy for neuropathic vertigo, Roger J. Allen

Somatosensory-specific desensitization for treatment of thermal and pressure allodynia in patients with complex regional pain syndrome, Roger J. Allen

Atypical neuropathic pain patterns resulting from sympathetically mediated neurovascular involvement: case series, Roger J. Allen and V. K. Bhangu

Sympathetically modulated vasomotor activity producing atypical patterns of neuropathic pain, Roger J. Allen and V. K. Bhangu

Delayed onset changes in pain topography due to psychogenic stress in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome, Roger J. Allen, C. J. Bittenbender, S. A. Blankenship, A. K. Smith, and K. B. Townson

Comparison of hand acupressure and plantar somatosensation on intensity and duration of calorically induced vertigo, Roger J. Allen, M. E. Hoover, H. L. Collins, and B. D. Neilson

Post-traumatic development of chronic limb pain secondary to excessively restricted activity: A deactivation pain model, Roger J. Allen and L. R. Koshi

Relationship between delayed episodic pain flares and release of the stress-related hormone thyroxine in a patient with complex regional pain syndrome, Roger J. Allen, C. J. McCann, and S. V. Hazra

Relationship between delayed episodic pain flares and release of the stress-related hormone thyroxine in a patient with complex regional pain syndrome, Roger J. Allen, C. J. McCann, and S. V. Hazra

Stress-related latency in sensory and affective dimensions of reported pain in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome, Roger J. Allen, A. S. Moe, C. W. Pyle, C. R. Athing, E. R. Luppino, and M. M. Terao

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The immediate effects of thoracic spine and rib manipulation on subjects with primary complaint of shoulder pain, Bob E. Boyles, Joseph B. Strunce, Michael J. Walker, and Brian A. Young

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The Short-term Effects Of Thoracic Spine Thrust Manipulation On Patients With Shoulder Impingement Syndrome, Robert E. Boyles, Bradley M. Ritland, Brian M. Miracle, Daniel M. Barclay, Mary S. Faul, Josef H. Moore, Shane L. Koppenhaver, and Robert S. Wainner

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Seating and Wheelchair Prescription, Jennifer D. Hastings and K. Betz

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Maximizing Mobility, Jennifer D. Hastings and E. Field-Fote

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Therapists’ Roles in Pressure Ulcer Management in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury, Jennifer D. Hastings, Marylou Guihan, and Susan L. Garber

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Tarsometatarsal Joint Injury In A Patient Seen In A Direct-access Physical Therapy Setting, Paul E. Mintken and Robert E. Boyles

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Osteochondral Defect Of The Medial Femoral Condyle, Brett Neilson and Robert E. Boyles

The Immediate Effects Of Thoracic Spine And Rib Manipulation On Subjects With Primary Complaints Of Shoulder Pain, Joseph B. Strunce, Michael J. Walker, Robert E. Boyles, and Brian A. Young

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Responsiveness Of The Neck Disability Index In Patients With Mechanical Neck Disorders, Brian A. Young, Michael J. Walker, Joseph B. Strunce, Robert E. Boyles, Julie M. Whitman, and John D. Childs

Submissions from 2008

Atypical patterns of pain: Pathophysiological origins of newly discovered pain symptom distributions that differ from traditionally understood anatomical patterns, Roger J. Allen

Atypical symptom patterns due to neurovascular involvement in patients with neuropathic pain: case series, Roger J. Allen and V. K. Bhangu

Delayed episodic pain reactions due to perceived psychogenic stress in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome: case series, Roger J. Allen, C. J. Bittenbender, A. K. Smith, K. B. Townson, and S. A. Blankenship

Effect of plantar somatosensory input therapy on perceived vertigo intensity in patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, Roger J. Allen, J. Evans, M. J. Kirchoff, N. J. Siewert, and M. J. Kellow

Age-specific velocities for initiation of neurogenic reciprocal arm swing during normal gait: implications for neurofacilitative gait rehabilitation, Roger J. Allen, G. A. Harada, C. C. Howrath, and J. M. Murphy

Qualitative analysis of physiotherapist’s countertransference reactions to patients, Roger J. Allen, L. R. Koshi, D. M. Dreier, O. A. Ashley, and C. M. Carter

Stress-related thyroxine release and delayed episodic pain flares in a patient with complex regional pain syndrome, Roger J. Allen and C. J. McCann

Psychogenic stress and delayed pain increases in patients with complex regional pain syndrome, Roger J. Allen, C. J. McCann, S. V. Hazra, and J. H. Spataro

Influence of locus of control on patient response to sEMG biofeedback therapy for myofascial pain of the upper trapezius, Roger J. Allen and R. Pham

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The Effectiveness Of Manual Physical Therapy And Exercise For Mechanical Neck Pain A Randomized Clinical Trial, Michael J. Walker, Robert E. Boyles, Brian A. Young, Joseph B. Strunce, Matthew B. Garber, Julie M. Whitman, Gail Deyle, and Robert S. Wainner

Submissions from 2006

Physical Agents Used In The Management Of Chronic Pain By Physical Therapists, Roger Allen

Dosing Strategies For Therapeutic Exercise Recommended By Physical Therapists In The Treatment Of Patients With Chronic Pain. (poster Session), A. M. Cegy, Roger Allen, and I. M. Kim

Effect Of Exercise During Dialysis On Fatigue In Individuals With End-stage Renal Disease, Ann Wilson, J. Malahy, A. Read, M. Scialabba, and C. Woodrow

Submissions from 2005

Development Of Chronic Pain Secondary To Excessive Limb Immobilization Following Orthopaedic Trauma. (poster Session), Roger Allen and L. R. Koshi

Somatosensory Specific Desensitization In The Treatment Of Patients With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Effects Of Pressure Desensitization. (poster Session), Roger Allen, C. Wu, G. Horiuchi, and K. Campbell

Effect Of Perceived Psychogenic Stress On Pain Intensity And Timing Of Increased Pain Episodes In Patients With Fibromyalgia Syndrome. (abstract), L. M. Harlow, K. T. Kumiji, T. L. Allen, and Roger Allen

Submissions from 2004

Vasomotor Innervation Fields Of Peripheral Nerves Supplying The Hand: Differences Between Neurovascular And Somatosensory Patterns, Roger Allen, E. M. Jefferson, and L. R. Koshi

Pressure Desensitization Effects On Pressure Tolerance And Function In Patients With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Roger Allen, C. Wu, G. Horiuchi, J. W. Friends, and K. R. Campbell

Sympathetic Nervous System Changes In An Immobilized Limb: Methodological Pilot Study. (abstract), J. W. Friends, Roger Allen, W. K. Rouse, and J. T. Van Dusen

Posture Matters, Jennifer D. Hastings

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Paraplegia and the Shoulder, Jennifer D. Hastings and Barry Goldstein

Submissions from 2003

Effects Of Thermal Biofeedback In The Treatment Of Sympathetically Maintained Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Roger Allen, C. M. Cortez, J. W. Friends, and K. E. Miyake

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Wheelchair Configuration and Postural Alignment in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury, Jennifer D. Hastings, Elaine Rogers Fanucchi, and Stephen P. Burns

Treatment Of Individuals With End-stage Renal Disease: An Examination Of Practice Patterns In Washington State, Ann Wilson, S. Joyner, H. Murray, and E. Peterson

Submissions from 2002

Vasomotor Innervation Fields Of The Upper Limb Supplied By The Median, Radial, And Ulnar Nerves... Platform & Poster Presentations For Csm 2003, Roger Allen, E. M. Jefferson, S. M. Hatac, C. M. Carter, and D. M. Dreier

Age-specific Critical Gait Velocities For Initiating Neurofacilitative Reciprocal Arm Swing During Gait Rehabilitation... Platform & Poster Presentations For Csm 2003, Roger Allen, S. A. McCormick, G. A. Harada, and C. C. Horwath

Influence Of Perceived Stress On Delayed Onset Pain Episodes And Related Functional Changes In Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Patients... Platform & Poster Presentations For Csm 2003, J. M. Hulten, T. G. Martin, S. A. McCormick, M. J. Roehlofsen, and Roger Allen

Effects Of Quota-based Exercise On Strength And Function In A Patient With Nemaline Myopathy... Platform & Poster Presentations For Csm 2003, L. R. Koshi, Roger Allen, and C. J. Benson

Submissions from 2001

Regional Pain Syndrome... Platform & Poster Presentations For Csm 2002... Combined Sections Meeting, Roger Allen and J. M. Hulten

Differences Between The Neurovascular And Somatosensory Innervation Fields Of Peripheral Nerves Supplying The Hand... Platform & Poster Presentations For Csm 2002... Combined Sections Meeting, Roger Allen, E. M. Jefferson, and A. McMakin

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Wheelchair Adjustment to Eliminate Shoulder Pain in An Adult with Cerebral Palsy, Jennifer D. Hastings

Submissions from 2000

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Seating Assessment and Planning, Jennifer D. Hastings

Submissions from 1999

Treatment of Repetitive Motion Disorders, Jennifer D. Hastings, Barry Goldstein, L. Goetz, S. A. Stiens, and S. Burns

Submissions from 1998

Seating Setup Contributes to Problems of Aging with SCI, Jennifer D. Hastings