|Present||Professor, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine ‐ Department of Physical Therapy|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|Member, Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy||Member, Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy||Member, Academy of Physical Therapy Education||Member, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine||Member, American Physical Therapy Association||Member, International Continence Society||Member, Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists||Member, Physical Therapy Association of Georgia|
Honors and Awards
- Imaging award - Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Imaging SIG for "Concurrent Validity of Coccygeal Motion Palpation and Transabdominal Ultrasound Imaging in the Assessment of Pelvic Floor Function in Women." - 2019
- United States Patent 8,494,658 Method and Apparatus for stimulating Pelvic floor muscles - 2013
- Physical Therapist of the Year Award - Physical Therapy Association of Georgia, 2012
- World Wide Patent WO2010084391A1 Method and Apparatus for stimulating Pelvic floor muscles - 2011
- Clinical Interventions II
- Pharmacology & Diagnostics: Musculoskeletal
- Clinical Pathophysiology
|2013||PhD, University College Dublin, Ireland|
|2004||DPT, Simmons College|
|2002||MPT, Georgia State University|
|1999||BS, Georgia State University|
Scholarly and Professional Articles (8)
Does Transvaginal Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Elicit a Pelvic Floor Muscle ...
Journal of Women's Health Physical Therapy (2012)
Objective: Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) of the pelvic floor musculature (PFM) is a popular adjunctive intervention to pelvic floor exercises ...
Conferences and Presentations (11)
No Pain No Gain: Student Performance over Time on the ...
American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting (2021)
Purpose/Hypothesis:Core competencies in pain management for pre-licensure health professional education have been established. The purpose of this study was to ...
Through the looking glass – The effects of INNOVO shorts on ...
The Association of Coloprotcology of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Meeting (2019)
Purpose:To demonstrate that INNOVO elicits pelvic floor muscle contractions (PFM). MethodsThirty females (10 stress urinary incontinence (SUI)) provided informed consent. Each ...
Concurrent Validity of Noninvasive Coccygeal Motion Palpation and Transabdominal Ultrasound ...
World Congress of Physiotherapy Meeting 2019 (2019)
Background: Currently, no gold standard exists for assessing pelvic floor muscle (PFM)function, though digital palpation is used clinically. A significant ...