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Contributors

Executive Editor

Eric Shamus, PT, DPT, PhD, CSCS
Associate Professor
College of Allied Health
Department of Physical Therapy & Human Performance
Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, Florida

Section Editors

Eric Shamus, PT, DPT, PhD, CSCS
Associate Professor
College of Allied Health
Department of Physical Therapy & Human Performance
Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, Florida
Orthopedics

Jennifer Shamus, DPT, PhD
Vestibular

Kay Tasso, PT, PhD, PCS
Pediatrics

Mollie Venglar, DSc, MSPT, NCS, CKTP
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Human Performance
Florida Gulf Coast University
Neurology

Contributors

Steven Ambler, PT, DPT, OCS
Assistant Clinical Professor
School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
Joint instability, glenohumeral

Stephanie Baker, PT, MS
Physical Therapist
Envision Physical Therapy
Lake Mary, FL
Diastasis recti
Avascular necrosis, femoral head (co-contributor)

Josh Barabas, PT, MPT, OCS, CSCS
Strain, hamstring (co-contributor)
Tendinitis, Achilles (co-contributor)

Sharon Bevins, PT, PhD
Associate Professor and Department Chair
Department of Physical Therapy and Human Performance
Florida Gulf Coast University
Ft. Meyers, FL
TORCH infections

Thomas Bevins, PT
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Human Performance
Florida Gulf Coast University
Ft. Meyers, FL
Carpal tunnel syndrome (co-contributor)

Stephen Black, DSc, PT, ATC
Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy and Human Performance Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, FL
Assistant Professor
Health Promotions and Wellness
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Provo, UT
Piriformis syndrome

Martha H. Bloyer, PT, DPT, PCS
Director of Clinical Education
Department of Physical therapy
Florida International University
Miami, Florida
Ehlers–Danlos syndrome (EDS)

David Boesler, DO
Associate Professor and Chairman
Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Fibromyalgia (co-contributor)

Colin Brooks, MS
Adjunct Instructor
Department of Management
University of New Orleans
Tietze syndrome (co-contributor)

Annie Burke-Doe, PT, MPT, PhD
Associate Professor
Physical Therapy
University of St. Augustine for Health Science
San Marcos, CA
Multiple sclerosis (co-contributor)

Jennifer Cabrera, PT, DPT
Fracture, calcaneus (co-contributor)
Fracture, distal radius (co-contributor)
Fracture, femoral (co-contributor)
Fracture, fibula (co-contributor)
Fracture, foot (co-contributor)
Fracture, radial head-neck (co-contributor)
Fracture, scaphoid (co-contributor)
Fracture, shoulder (co-contributor)
Fracture, spine (co-contributor)
Kyphosis (co-contributor)

Krisite Centner, SDPT
Sprain, Iliolumbar ligament (co-contributor)

Eric Chaconas, DPT
Assistant Professor
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
University of St. Augustine
St. Augustine, FL
Radiculopathy, cervical

Jason Craddock, PhD, ATC
Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy and Human Performance
Florida Gulf Coast University
Ft. Meyers, FL
Bursitis, greater trochanteric (co-contributor)

Matthew Daugherty, PT, DPT, MOT, OTR/L, MTC, FAAOMPT
Instructor, Entry Level DPT
University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences
St. Augustine, FL
Adhesive capsulitis
Ulnar nerve pathology

Gina Dibagno-Moreno, SDPT
Department of Physical Therapy and Human Performance
Florida Gulf Coast University
Ft. Meyers, FL
Muscle strain, quadratus lumborum (co-contributor)

Reuben Escorpizo, PT
Research Scientist
ICF Research Branch of the WHO CC FIC in Germany (DIMDI)
Swiss Paraplegic Research
Nottwil, Switzerland
Arthritis, rheumatoid
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis, carpometacarpal (CMC) joint (co-contributor)
Osteoarthritis, glenohumeral joint (co-contributor)
Osteoarthritis, hip (co-contributor)
Osteoarthritis, knee (co-contributor)

Lisa Farrell, PT, PhD, ATC
Adjunct Professor
Nova Southeastern University
Davie, Florida
Acoustic neuroma
Bilateral vestibular hypofunction (co-contributor)
Labryinthitis, vestibular (co-contributor)
Ménière's disease (co-contributor)
Neuritis, vestibular (co-contributor)
Vertigo, benign paroxysmal positional (co-contributor)

Shawn Felton, EdD, ATC, LAT
Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy/Human Performance
Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, FL
Iliotibial band friction syndrome

Angela S. Garcia, PharmD, CPh
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Nova Southeatern University College of Pharmacy
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Osteoporosis

Ben Greenberg, MS
Center for Psychological Studies
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Concussion (co-contributor)

George L. Hanbury II, PhD
President/CEO
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale/Davie, Florida
Dupuytren's contracture (co-contributor)

Justin Jones, PT, DPT, OCS
Associate Professor of Practice
Physical Therapy Department
Simmons College
Subacromial impingement syndrome
Tendonitis, rotator cuff (co-contributor)

Kenneth Lee, PT, DPT
Chairperson and Associate Professor School of Health Sciences
Miami Dade College
Miami, FL
Epicondylitis, lateral (co-contributor)
Epicondylitis, medial (co-contributor)

John Leschitz, DPT
Physical Therapist and Orthopaedic Resident
Brooks Health System
Jacksonville, FL
Chondromalacia patellae (CMP)

Abby Lopez, LMT
Staff Massage Therapist
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, FL
De Quervain tenosynovitis (co-contributor)

Jennie Lou, MD
Professor and Program Director
Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics
Nova Southeastern University
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Bell's palsy

Liubou Marhovich, DPT
Student
Physical Therapist Program
Florida Gulf Coast University
Ft. Meyers, FL
Myofascial pain syndrome (co-contributor)

Benjamin Massey
Sprain, anterior cruciate ligament

Shallen McClain, SDPT
Spondylitis (co-contributor)

Tasha Mouton, DPT
Fellow in Training
Brooks Rehabilitation
Jacksonville, FL
Meniscus tear

Kevin Murdoch, PT
Assistant Professor
School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
Tarsal tunnel syndrome

Doris Newman, PT, DO
Associate Professor
Osteopathic Principles and Practices
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Scoliosis, idiopathic

Raine Osborne, PT, MSPT
Orthopedic Residency Coordinator
Clinical Education Department
Brooks Rehabilitation
Jacksonville, FL
Sprain, lateral collateral ligament
Sprain, medial collateral ligament

Jacqueline Osborne, DPT, GCS
Amputation, transfemoral (AK)
Amputation, transtibial (BK)

Patrick Pabian, PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS
Health Professions
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL
Bursitis, olecranon
Bursitis, subacromial
Dislocation, elbow
Dislocation, hip
Gamekeeper's thumb
Plica syndrome
Pubalgia-osteitis pubis
Trigger finger

Christina Pettie, PT, MHA
Hallux abducto valgus (co-contributor)
Morton's neuroma (co-contributor)
Strain, hamstring (co-contributor)
Tendinitis, Achilles (co-contributor)

E. Thomas Pitney, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC
Adjunct Faculty
Department of Physical Therapy
Florida Gulf Coast University
Ft. Meyers, FL
Clinical Specialist of Sports Physical Therapy
Department of Rehabilitation Services
Lee Memorial Health System
Ft. Meyers, FL
Tendinitis, biceps

Yasmin Quershi, DPT
Assistant Professor
College of Osteopathic Medicine
Nova Southeastern University
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Thoracic outlet syndrome

Megan Rosga, MSPT
Cerebrovascular accident (co-contributor)
Fracture, skull (co-contributor)
Paraplegia (co-contributor)
Quadriplegia and tetraplegia
Traumatic brain injury (co-contributor)

Stephen A. Russo, PhD
Assistant Professor
Center for Psychological Studies
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Concussion (co-contributor)

Ariel Schumer, PT, DPT
Traveling Physical Therapist
Naples, FL
Torticollis (co-contributor)

Eric Shamus, PT, DPT, PhD, CSCS
Associate Professor
College of Allied Health
Department of Physical Therapy & Human Performance
Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, Florida
Addison's disease (co-contributor)
Avascular necrosis, femoral head (co-contributor)
Bilateral vestibular hypofunction (co-contributor)
Brachial plexus injury (co-contributor)
Bursitis, greater trochanteric (co-contributor)
Bursitis, prepatella
Carpal tunnel syndrome (co-contributor)
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
Cystic fibrosis (co-contributor)
De Quervain tenosynovitis (co-contributor)
Dislocation, glenohumeral
Dupuytren's contracture (co-contributor)
Epicondylitis, lateral (co-contributor)
Epicondylitis, medial (co-contributor)
Erb's palsy (co-contributor)
Fibromyalgia (co-contributor)
Fracture, calcaneus (co-contributor)
Fracture, distal radius (co-contributor)
Fracture, femoral (co-contributor)
Fracture, fibula (co-contributor)
Fracture, foot (co-contributor)
Fracture, Hangman's
Fracture, Jefferson
Fracture, radial head-neck (co-contributor)
Fracture, scaphoid (co-contributor)
Fracture, shoulder (co-contributor)
Fracture, skull (co-contributor)
Fracture, spine (co-contributor)
Hallux abducto valgus (co-contributor)
Hallux rigidus (co-contributor)
Hammer toe (co-contributor)
Headache, cervicogenic (co-contributor)
Headache, tension (co-contributor)
Headache, vascular (co-contributor)
Headaches (co-contributor)
Idiopathic neck pain
Kyphosis (co-contributor)
Labryinthitis, vestibular (co-contributor)
Lumbago (co-contributor)
Ménière's disease (co-contributor)
Morton's neuroma (co-contributor)
Multiple sclerosis (co-contributor)
Muscle strain, quadratus lumborum (co-contributor)
Myofascial pain syndrome (co-contributor)
Neuritis, vestibular (co-contributor)
Osteoarthritis, carpometacarpal (CMC) joint (co-contributor)
Osteoarthritis, glenohumeral joint (co-contributor)
Osteoarthritis, hip (co-contributor)
Osteoarthritis, knee (co-contributor)
Osteomalacia
Osteomyelitis
Paget's disease
Plantar fasciitis (co-contributor)
Radiculopathy, lumbar
Scapular winging
Separation, acromioclavicular (co-contributor)
Snapping scapula syndrome
Spondylitis (co-contributor)
Spondylitis, ankylosing
Spondylolisthesis, cervical
Spondylolisthesis, lumbar
Spondylolysis, cervical
Spondylolysis, lumbar
Spondylosis
Spondylosis, cervical
Sprain, acromioclavicular (co-contributor)
Sprain, Iliolumbar ligament (co-contributor)
Stenosis, lumbar spine
Strain, hip adductor
Swayback, lumbar hyperlordosis
Temporomandibular joint disorders (co-contributor)
Tendinitis, patellar
Tendonitis, rotator cuff (co-contributor)
Tietze syndrome (co-contributor)
Torticollis (co-contributor)
Turf toe (co-contributor)
Vertigo, benign paroxysmal positional (co-contributor)

Ilan Shamus, DDS
Assistant Clinical Professor
NYU Department of Orthodontics
New York University
Temporomandibular joint disorders (co-contributor)

Jennifer Shamus, DPT, PhD
Bilateral vestibular hypofunction (co-contributor)
Brachial plexus injury (co-contributor)
Cystic fibrosis (co-contributor)
Erb's palsy (co-contributor)
Hallux rigidus (co-contributor)
Hammer toe (co-contributor)
Headache, cervicogenic (co-contributor)
Headache, tension (co-contributor)
Headache, vascular (co-contributor)
Headaches (co-contributor)
Labryinthitis, vestibular (co-contributor)
Ménière's disease (co-contributor)
Neuritis, vestibular (co-contributor)
Plantar fasciitis (co-contributor)
Separation, acromioclavicular (co-contributor)
Sprain, acromioclavicular (co-contributor)
Turf toe (co-contributor)
Vertigo, benign paroxysmal positional (co-contributor)

Debra Stern, PT, DBA
Addison's disease (co-contributor)
Adrenal gland hyperfunction

Kay Tasso, PT, PhD, PCS
Arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid
Autism spectum disorder
Cerebral palsy
Chiari malformation
Club foot
Developmental coordination disorder
Developmental dysplasia of the hip
Down syndrome
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease
Musclar atrophy, spinal
Muscular dystrophy
Neurofibromatosis
Osteogenesis imperfecta
Pectus excavatum
Spina bifida
Tay–Sachs disease
Tietze syndrome

Adrian Taylor, SPT
Tumor, spinal (co-contributor)

Arie J. van Duijn, EdD, PT, OCS
Associate Professor and Program Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Department of Physical Therapy and Human Performance
Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, FL
Facet joint syndrome, cervical
Facet joint syndrome, lumbar
Lumbago (co-contributor)
Sciatica
Sprain, iliolumbar ligament (co-contributor)
Stenosis, cervical spine
Stenosis, spinal

Mollie Venglar, DSc, MSPT, NCS, CKTP
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Human Performance
Florida Gulf Coast University
Abscess, brain
Alzheimer's disease
Cerebrovascular accident (co-contributor)
Encephalitis
Epilepsy
Fracture, skull (co-contributor)
Guillain–Barré syndrome
Huntington's disease
Hydrocephalus
Meningitis
Multiple sclerosis (co-contributor)
Neuropathy, diabetic
Paraplegia (co-contributor)
Parkinson's disease
Polyneuropathy, chemotherapy induced
Post-polio syndrome
Sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral
Sclerosis, primary lateral
Stroke, cerebellar
Syringomyelia type III
Traumatic brain injury (co-contributor)
Tumor, brain
Tumor, spinal (co-contributor)

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