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Cristiana K. Collins

Associate Professor, Physical Therapy

PhD, Physical Therapy, Novasoutheastern UniversityMA, Developmental Disabilities, New York UniversityPT, Physical Therapy, New York University

Specialties

Neurologic Physical Therapy, Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurological Physical Therapy

Certified Functional Manual Therapist

Publications

Collins CK, Johnson R, Masaracchio M: "A Clinical Reasoning Model for Manual Physical Therapy”.  Orthopedic Physical Therapy Practice. In Press, October 2017

Collins CK, Masaracchio M. The future of orthopedic manual therapy: What are we missing? Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy.  Invited Editorial. In Press, Fall 2017

Collins CK, Gilden B:  "A Conservative Approach to the Treatment of Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome: A Case Report".  International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy. 2016; 11(7).

Masaracchio M, Kirker K, Collins CK, Hanney, W, Liu X,: "A Clinical Reasoning Approach for the Management of Thoracic Spine Pain in a Dancer: A Case Report".  International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy. 2016; 11(7).

Collins CK, Johnson VS, Godwin E, Pappas E: "A Study On the Validity and Reliability of the Saliba Postural Classification System”. Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy.  2016(24):174-181.

Collins KC, Masaracchio M, Cleland J: The Effectiveness of Strain Counterstrain in the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Ankle Instability: a Randomized Clinical Trial.  Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy 2014(22): 119-128.

Lamberg EM, Kahl Collins C, Hanks JE, Alaniz MB: Management of Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency with Limited Resources in Haiti: A Case Report.  Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics International 2013(37):58-64.

Book Chapters

Collins CK, Schmitz TJ:  Interventions to Improve Locomotor Skills.  In: O’Sullivan SB and Schmitz TJ , ed.  Functional Outcomes in Physical Rehabilitation. 2nd ed. F.A. Davis. January 2016.

Collins CK, Johnson VS, Schmitz TJ:  Interventions to Improve Bed Mobility and Early Trunk Control.  In: O’Sullivan SB and Schmitz TJ , ed.  Functional Outcomes in Physical Rehabilitation. 2nd ed. F.A. Davis. January 2016.

Collins CK, Test Bank, Instructor Resources In: O’Sullivan SB and Schmitz TJ , ed.  Physical Rehabilitation. 6th ed. F.A. Davis. 2014

Lectures and Presentations

Collins KC, Johnson VS, Godwin E, Pappas E: "A Study On the Validity and Reliability of the Vertical Compression Test – A Functional Test of Postural Alignment". Combined Sections Meeting, APTA.  Indianapolis IN, February 2015. Poster Presentation.

Collins CK, Silberman N, Gropack SJ: Using e-Portfolios to Promote Reflection and Life-Long Learning in Physical Therapy Students. Combined Sections Meeting, APTA. Las Vegas, NV, February 2014. Poster Presentation.

Collins CK, Johnson VS, Johnson GS, Johnson R: The Reliability of the Vertical Compression Test and the Elbow Flexion Test:  Clinical Measures of Static and Dynamic Postural Stability. American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists Annual Conference. Cincinnati, OH, October 2013. Poster Presentation.

Johnson VS, Collins, CK: A Function Based Postural Classification System: Measurable Outcomes for Determining Efficient Posture. American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists Annual Conference. Cincinnati, OH, October 2013. One-Hour Break Out Session. 

Collins CK, Johnson VS, Johnson GS:  A Function Based Postural Classification System: Measurable Outcomes for Determining Efficient Posture Through Functional Manual Therapy.  IV CIRNE – International Congress of Neuromusculoskeletal and Sports RehabilitationRio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2013. One Day Lab Intensive Seminar.

Collins CK, Johnson VS, Johnson GS:  A Function Based Postural Classification System: Measurable Outcomes for Determining Efficient Posture Through Functional Manual Therapy.  IV CIRNE – International Congress of Neuromusculoskeletal and Sports Rehabilitation. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2013. One Hour Break Out Session.

Incantalupo, VM, Collins CK: Seating for Persons with Tetraplegia as a Life Saving Measure - A Case Report.  Combined Sections Meeting, APTASan Diego, CA, January 2013.  Poster Presentation.

Collins CK, Gropack SJ, Silberman N:  Using Tacit Knowledge to Create a Reflective Practitioner.  2012 ASAHP Annual Conference. Orlando, FL, October 2012. Platform presentation.

Lamberg EM, Kahl Collins C, Hanks JE, Alaniz MB: Management of Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency with Limited Resources in Haiti: A Case Report.  American Academy of Orthotists and ProsthetistsAtlanta, GA, February 2012. Poster Presentation.