LVC Authors: Faculty: Physical Therapy

Dr. Fink

 

Michael L. Fink

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy 

Dr. Gazsi

 

Claudia C. Gazsi

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Lehr

 

Michael Lehr

Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Metzler-Wilson

Kristen Metzler-Wilson

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Myers

Robin Myers

Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Oriel


Kathryn N. Oriel

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Walko

Matthew Walko

Clinical Assistant Professor Physical Therapy

Dr. Fink's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2015 Celebration

Berger, S. A., & Fink, M. L. (2014). The effectiveness of cervical and thoracic thrust joint manipulations for the treatment of cervical radiculopathy: A systematic review [Abstract]. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 44(1), A126.

Berger, S. A., & Fink, M. L. (2014, February). The effectiveness of cervical and thoracic thrust joint manipulations for the treatment of cervical radiculopathy: A systematic review. Poster Presented at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

Broad, A., & Fink, M. L. (2014, January). Surfer’s myelopathy: A systematic review with case report. Poster presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Meeting, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA.

Deibert, D., & Fink, M. L. (2014, January). Treatment of an adult recovering from bacterial meningitis following a two week comatose state: A case report. Poster presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Meeting, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA.

Fink, M. L., & Kissling, K. A. (2014, February). Ultrasound imaging versus electrodiagnostic studies and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of peripheral nerve injuries: A systematic review. Poster presented at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. Las Vegas, NV.

Fink, M. L. (2013). Sammy’s physical therapy adventure. North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace.

Fink, M. L. (2013). Sports physical therapy description of specialty practice. Alexandria, VA: American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, Specialty Council on Sports Physical Therapy.

Fink, M. L. (2013, October). Musculoskeletal ultrasound: Transforming practice. One-Half Day Continuing Education Presentation at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Seven Springs, PA.

Fink, M. L. (2014). Sammy’s physical therapy adventure: Coloring & activity book. North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace.

Galloway, C., Lobo, M., Fink, H., & Fink, M. L. (2014, February). I want it all, and I want it now: Pediatric assistive technology that behaves like a child. Two Hour Educational Session presented at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

Higgins, C., & Fink, M. L. (2014, January). Popliteus tendonitis: A case study. Poster presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Meeting, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA.

Dr. Fink's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2014 Celebration

Berger, S. A., & Fink, M. L. (January 2013). The effectiveness of cervical and thoracic thrust joint manipulations for the treatment of cervical radiculopathy: A literature review. Poster Presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Meeting, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA.

Butler, R. J., Lehr, M. E., Fink, M. L., Kiesel, K. B., & Plisky, P. J. (2013). Dynamic balance performance and noncontact lower extremity injury in college football players: An initial study. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 5, 417-422.

Butler, R. J., Lehr, M. E., Fink, M. L., Kiesel, K. B., & Plisky, P. J. (August 23, 201). Dynamic balance performance and noncontact lower extremity injury in college football players: An initial study. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 5, 417-422.

Butt, S. L., Fenning, S. M., Sharkey, K. M., & Fink, M. L. (October 2012). Practicing what they preach? lifestyle behaviors of physical therapists and student physical therapists. Poster Presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Lancaster, PA.

Fink, M. L. (January 2013). First rib manipulation for unilateral neck pain in a female with a thoracic spinal fusion. Poster Presented at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Fink, M. L. (March 2013). Musculoskeletal ultrasound: Transforming practice. Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Quarterly Meeting, Hershey, PA.

Fink, M. L. (November 2012). Musculoskeletal ultrasound: Transforming practice.  AMSUS Annual Continuing Education Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

Fink, M. L. (October 2012). First rib grade V thrust mobilization for unilateral neck pain in a female with a thoracic spinal fusion. Poster Presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Lancaster, PA.

Fink, M. L., Akin, K., Biggs, D., D'Angelo, N., Ely, E., Eyler, S., . . . Humphries, R. (October 2012). Collaborative interdisciplinary learning project: Creating an educational interactive children's physical therapy website. Platform Presentation at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Lancaster, PA.

Fink, M. L., Butt, S. L., Fenning, S. M., & Sharkey, K. M. (January 2013). Practicing what they preach? lifestyle behaviors of physical therapists and student physical therapists. Poster Presented at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA./p>

Kissling, K. A., & Fink, M. L. (January 2013). Ultrasound imaging in the diagnosis of peripheral nerve injuries as compared to MRI and electrodiagnostic studies: A literature review. Poster Presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Meeting, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA.

Lehr, M. E., Plisky, P. J., Butler, R. J., Fink, M. L., Kiesel, K. B., & Underwood, F. B. (2013). Field-expedient screening and injury risk algorithm categories as predictors of noncontact lower extremity injury. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 23(4), e225-e232.

Meck, B., Fink, M. L., & Louw, A. (January 2013). Treatment of central pain in a pediatric patiet with post-herpatic neuralgia. Poster Presented a the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Meck, B., Fink, M. L., & Louw, A. (October 2012). Treatment of central pain in a pediatric patient with post-herpatic neuralgia. Platform Presentation at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference.  Winner -- Best Case Report. Lancaster, PA.

Meck, B., Fink, M. L., & Louw, A. (2012). Use of graded motor imagery in post herpatic neuralgia. Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Lancaster, PA.

Nogiewich, M. A., & Fink, M. L. (January 2013). Outcome measures for patients with reiter's syndrome: A literature review. Poster Presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Meeting, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA.

Seidenburg, M., & Fink, M. L. (2012). Differential diagnosis of medial groin pain. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(4), 191-197.

Dr. Fink's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2013 Celebration

Buck, M., Fink, M.L. (2012). Nintendo Wii fall reduction effectiveness in the elderly and its ability to assess balance using center of pressure: A literature review. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(3), 148-153.

Buck, M., & Fink, M. L. (January 2012). Nintendo Wii fall reduction effectiveness in a patient status post total hip arthroplasty and its ability to assess balance using center of pressure. Poster Presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association. Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA.

Butt, S. L., Fenning, S. M., Sharkey, F. M., & Fink, M. L. (April 2012). Practicing what they preach? Lifestyle behaviors of physical therapists and student physical therapists. Poster Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Social Research Conference (MAUSRC), Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA.

Fink, M. L. (2011, November 7). Mystery diagnosis: The case of the aching back. ADVANCE for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine.

Fink, M. L. (2011, November 7). Mystery diagnosis: The case of "shin splints". ADVANCE for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine.

Fink, M. L. (2011, November 7). Mystery diagnosis: The case of the swollen ankle. ADVANCE for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine.

Fink, M. L. (March 2012). Foot/ankle injuries in sports. Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Meeting, Harrisburg, PA.

Fink, M. L., & Lehr, M. E. (2012). Lebanon Valley College -- Guest editorial. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(3), 117.

Fink, M. L., Lehr, M. E., Cummings, B. K., Hribick, J. R., Pipkin, M. A., & Szigethy, J. T. (January 2011). Evaluation of a manual therapy technique versus clinical device for scapular mobilization: A reliability and validity study. Poster Presentation, Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Meeting, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA.

Fink, M. L., Lehr, M. E., Cummings, B. K., Hribick, J. R., Pipkin, M. A., & Szigethy, J. T. (November 2012). Evaluation of a manual scapular mobilization technique: A reliability study. Poster Presented at the APTA of Maryland Fall Chapter Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Fink, M. L., Lehr, M. E., Cummings, B. K., Hribick, J. R., Pipkin, M. A., & Szigethy, J. T. (October 2011). Evaluation of a manual therapy technique versus clinical device for scapular mobilization: A reliability and validity study. Poster Presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference. Valley Forge, PA.

Fink, M. L., Theiss, J. L., & Gerber, J. P. (February 2012). Deep vein thrombosis in a young marathon athlete. Platform Presentation at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Fisher, J., & Lehr, M. E. (2012). The use of a clinical prediction rule and clinical practice guidelines to manage a patient with hip pain: A case report. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(3), 126-130.

Lehr, M. E., & Fink, M. L. (October 2012). A practical approach to medical and movement screening for the lumbopelvic hip complex for today's autonomous practitioner. Private Practice Special Interest Group Presentation at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference. Lancaster, PA.

Mehalko, M., & Fink, M. L. (January 2012). Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty compared to shoulder hemiarthoplasty in patients with rotator cuff arthropathy. Poster Presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Meeting, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA.

Mehalko, M. J., & Fink, M. L. (2012). Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty versus shoulder hemiarthoplasty in patients with rotator cuff arthropathy: A literature review. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(3), 138-141.

Seidenburg, M., & Fink, M. L. (2012). Differential diagnosis of medial groin pain. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(4), 191-197.

Seidenburg, M., & Fink, M. L. (February 2012). Differential diagnosis of medial groin pain. Poster Presented at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Seidenburg, M., & Fink, M. L. (November 2011). Differential diagnosis of medial groin pain. Poster Presented at Drayer Physical Therapy Institute Orthopaedic Residency and Spine Fellowship Patient Case Presentations Meeting, Hummelstown, PA.

Theiss, J. L., Fink, M. L., & Gerber, J. P. (2011). Deep vein thrombosis in a young marathon athlete. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 41(12), 942-947.

Thomsen, D., & Fink, M. L. (January 2012). Effectiveness of educational lifting techniques for thoracic spine injury prevention using a case study. Poster Presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Meeting. Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA.

Thomsen, D. M., & Fink, M. L. (2012). Educational lifting techniques for thoracic spine injury prevention: A literature review with case study. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(3), 142-146.

Wardle, N., & Fink, M. L. (January 2012). Effectiveness of conservative treatment in return to competition of a 15 year old male status post first time traumatic posterior shoulder dislocation. Poster Presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Meeting. Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA.

Dr. Gazsi's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2013 Celebration

Gazsi, C. C. (2012). Expectations of physical therapist employers, and academic and clinical faculty regarding entry-level knowledge, skills, and behavior of physical therapist graduates in acute rehabilitation practice. (Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, . (917651160).

Dr. Lehr's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2017 Celebration

Lehr, M. E. & Onks, C. (2016, August). Predictive value of the FMS - pros and cons.  Presentation at the Penn State Hershey Sports Symposium, Hershey, PA.

Lehr, M. E., Kime, D., Onks, C, Silvis, M. & Streisel M. (2016). Development of a preliminary evidenced-based neuromusculoskeletal exercise guideline to reduce injury risk in the lower limb: Literature review. Physical Therapy in Sport, doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2016.08.012.

Lehr, M. E. (2016, January). Instrument-assisted soft tissue techniques. Presentation at HawkGrips, Allentown PA.

Lehr, M. E. (2016, January). Neuromuscular exercise prescription.  Presentation at the Phoenix Rehab, Sellersville, PA.

Onks, C. & Lehr, M. (2016, August 3). Functional Movement Screen: Beneficial in predicting injury or just a waste of time? Presentation at the 4th Annual Central PA Sports Medicine Symposium, Hershey, PA.

Dr. Lehr's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2014 Celebration

Butler, R. J., Lehr, M. E., Fink, M. L., Kiesel, K. B., & Plisky, P. J. (2013). Dynamic balance performance and noncontact lower extremity injury in college football players: An initial study. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 5, 417-422./p>

Butler, R. J., Lehr, M. E., Fink, M. L., Kiesel, K. B., & Plisky, P. J. (August 23, 201). Dynamic balance performance and noncontact lower extremity injury in college football players: An initial study. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 5, 417-422.

Lehr, M. E., Plisky, P. J., Butler, R. J., Fink, M. L., Kiesel, K. B., & Underwood, F. B. (2013). Field-expedient screening and injury risk algorithm categories as predictors of noncontact lower extremity injury. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 23(4), e225-e232.

Dr. Lehr's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2013 Celebration

Fink, M. L., & Lehr, M. E. (2012). Lebanon Valley College -- Guest editorial. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(3), 117.

Fink, M. L., Lehr, M. E., Cummings, B. K., Hribick, J. R., Pipkin, M. A., & Szigethy, J. T. (January 2011). Evaluation of a manual therapy technique versus clinical device for scapular mobilization: A reliability and validity study. Poster Presentation, Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Meeting, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA.

Fink, M. L., Lehr, M. E., Cummings, B. K., Hribick, J. R., Pipkin, M. A., & Szigethy, J. T. (November 2012). Evaluation of a manual scapular mobilization technique: A reliability study. Poster Presented at the APTA of Maryland Fall Chapter Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Fink, M. L., Lehr, M. E., Cummings, B. K., Hribick, J. R., Pipkin, M. A., & Szigethy, J. T. (October 2011). Evaluation of a manual therapy technique versus clinical device for scapular mobilization: A reliability and validity study. Poster Presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference. Valley Forge, PA.

Fisher, J., & Lehr, M. E. (2012). The use of a clinical prediction rule and clinical practice guidelines to manage a patient with hip pain: A case report. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(3), 126-130.

Lehr, M. E., & Fink, M. L. (October 2012). A practical approach to medical and movement screening for the lumbopelvic hip complex for today's autonomous practitioner. Private Practice Special Interest Group Presentation at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference. Lancaster, PA.

Lehr, M. E., & Ritchie, J. (2013). Utilization of a collaborative and interdepartmental student-centered approach in the development of a technology-based application prototype to complement entry-level didactic instruction for cervicothoracic musculoskeletal management. Abstract Accepted June 2011 for Combined Sections Meeting in 2013. San Diego, CA.

Sabol, N., & Lehr, M. E. (2012). Clinical application of the classification system in the musculoskeletal management of a patient with chronic neck pain: A case report. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(3), 131-136.

Willow, A., & Lehr, M. E. (2012). The use of an impairment based treatment program to improve the sit-to stand task following total knee arthroplasty: A case report. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(3), 118-124.

Dr. Metzler-Wilson's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2013 Celebration

Metzler-Wilson, K., Kellie, L. A., Tomc, C., Simpson, C., Sammons, D., & Wilson, T. E. (2012). Differential vasodilatory responses to local heating in facial, glabrous and hairy skin. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 32(5), 361-366. doi:10.1111/j.1475-097X.2012.01137.x

Dr. Myers' Scholarship and Pedagogy 2017 Celebration

Niethamer, L. & Myers, R.O. (2016). Manual therapy and exercise for a patient with neck-tongue syndrome: A case report. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy 46(3), 217-24. 

Dr. Myers' Scholarship and Pedagogy 2014 Celebration

Hart, T., Ferraro, M., Myers, R., & Ellis, C. (2014). Opening the black box: Lessons learned from an interdisciplinary inquiry into the learning-based contents of brain injury rehabilitation. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 95(1), S65-S73.

Dr. Oriel's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2016 Celebration

Oriel, K. N., Kanupka, J. W., DeLong, K. S., & Noel, K. (2014). The impact of aquatic exercise on sleep behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorder: A pilot study. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 1-8. doi:10.1177/108835761455912.

Oriel, K. N., Kanupka, J. W., George, C. L., Himmelberger, B., Janke, B., & Repoley, M. (in press). The impact of participation in a structured aquatic exercise program on parents' perceptions of behavior in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy.

Oriel, K.N. (2015, February 4-7). The impact of participation in an aquatic exercise program on behavior in children with autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the Combined Sections Meeting, APTA, Indianapolis, Ind.

Oriel, K.N. (2015, February 4-7). The impact of participation in a community- based exercise program on quality of life, self-concept, and activity preferences in children with disabilities. Poster presented at the Combined Sections Meeting, APTA, Indianapolis, Ind.

Dr. Oriel's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2014 Celebration

Marchese, V.G., Oriel, K.N., Fry, J. A., Kovacs, J. L., Weaver, R. L., Reilly, M. M., & Ginsberg, J. P. (2012). Development of reference values for the functional mobility assessment. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 24(4), 361-367.

Oriel, K. N., Marchese, V. G., Shirk, A., Wagner, L., Young, E., & Miller, L. (2012). The psychosocial benefits of an inclusive community-based aquatics program. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 24(3), 224-230.

Dr. Oriel's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2012 Celebration

Bainbridge, E., Bevens, S., Keeley, B., & Oriel, K. N. (2011). The effects of the Nintendo Wii Fit on community dwelling older adults with perceived balance deficits: A pilot study. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 29(2), 126-135.

George, C. L., Oriel, K. N., Blatt, P. J., & Marchese, V. (2011). Impact of a community-based exercise program on children and adolescents with disabilities. Journal of Allied Health, 40(4), e-55-60.

Oriel, K. N., George, C. L., Peckus, B., & Semon, A. (2011). The effects of aerobic exercise on academic engagement in young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 23(2), 187-193.

Dr. Walko's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2016 Celebration

Walko, M. (2016, January 19). Recent advances in physical therapy for patients in the intensive care unit. Presentation at the Southcentral Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pa.