Research Opportunities

2019 Resident Presentations at Annual Research Day and Local Meetings

      

  • John Lopez, DO; Robert Worthing, MD. Ultrasound guided dextrose prolotherapy for chronic knee pain in a patient with spinal cord injury: a case report. Poster Presentation at Lexington VA Healthcare System Rehabilitation Research Day Lexington, KY - May 2019

  • John Lopez, DO; Elizabeth Powell, MS; Emily Anggelis, MS, Lumy Sawaki MD, PhD. Impact of dynamic body-weight supported therapy on inpatient rehabilitation outcomes following traumatic spinal cord injury.  Presentation at University of Kentucky Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research Day Lexington, KY - May 2019

  • Lewis Barnett, DO; Oscar Ortiz MD. Accuracy of a Novel a New, Cost Effective, Ultrasound-guided Knee Joint Injection Technique: A Three Case Series.  Poster Presentation at University of Kentucky PM&R Research Day Lexington, KY- May 2019

  • Lewis Barnett, DO; Robert Worthing, MD. Amass data quantifying the number of disabled individuals engaging in outdoor pursuits(Skiing, hiking, rafting, fishing, ect).  Podium Presentation University of Kentucky PM&R Research Day Lexington, KY- May 2019

  • Pooja Chopra, MD. C5-6 and T7-T8 Paddle-Lead Placement with SCS Using One IPG for Cervical and Lumbar Radiculopathy.  Poster Presentation University of Kentucky PM&R Research Day Lexington, KY- May 2019

  • Justin Huber, MD; Lumy Sawaki MD, PhD. Prototype development of a 3D Printable Dynamic UE Orthotic.  Podium Presentation University of Kentucky PM&R Research Day Lexington, KY- May 2019

  •  Michael McGuirk, DO; Lumy Sawaki, MD, PhD. Determine and compare the anatomical site-specific effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), a form of non-invasive brain stimulation, on chronic neuropathic pain and associated quality of life. Poster Presentation University of Kentucky PM&R Research Day Lexington, KY- May 2019

  • Michael McGuirk DO; Robert Worthing MD. Injectable Amniotic Membrane Allograft for Treatment of Chronic Rotator Cuff Tears: A 13 Person Case Series.  Podium Presentation University of Kentucky PM&R Research Day Lexington, KY- May 2019

  • Wesley Troyer, BS. Pronator Teres Syndrome (PTS): Contribution of Ultrasonographic Examination when Electrodiagnostic Studies are Inconclusive:  Poster Presentation University of Kentucky PM&R Research Day Lexington, KY- May 2019

  • Ruth Stanton, MD. Center of pressure excursion during a single leg standing test in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy.  Podium Presentation University of Kentucky PM&R Research Day Lexington, KY- May 2019.

  • Nick Elwert, DO; Lumy Sawak, MD, PhD.  The effect of Zero-G on FIM outcomes in the CVA population. Podium Presentation University of Kentucky PM&R Research Day Lexington, KY- May 2019

  • Vanessa Roos, MD. Ultrasound-guided Injections for Treatment of Hip Pain in a Patient with Dercum’s disease: A Case Report. Poster Presentation University of Kentucky PM&R Research Day Lexington, KY- May 2019

  • Nicholas Annichiarico MD, Cheryl Carrico, M.S., O.T.L, Elizabeth Salmon Powell, M.S, Philip M. Westgate, Ph.D, Lumy Sawaki, M.D., Ph.D. Chronicity of Stroke does not affect Outcomes of Somatosensory Stimulation paired with Task Oriented Motor Training.  Poster Presentation University of Kentucky PM&R Research Day Lexington, KY- May 2019

  • Joseph Mallory, MD. Middle-aged Female with Wernickes Encephalopathy.  Podium presentation University of Kentucky PM&R Research Day Lexington, KY- May 2019

  • Jared Potter, MD. Sara Salles, DO. Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors Cause Worsening Spasticity in a Patient with Cerebral Palsy.  Podium Presentation University of Kentucky PM&R Research Day Lexington, KY- May 2019

  • Morgan Drake MD. Injectable Amniotic Membrane Allograft for Treatment of Gluteus Medius Tendon Tear: A Case Report.  Podium Presentation University of Kentucky PM&R Research Day Lexington, KY- May 2019

Physical Medicine & Rehab Research Day Programs

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