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Amy McDevitt, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Core Faculty


portrait of Amy McDevitt

Instructor

(303) 902-3312

amy.mcdevitt@ucdenver.edu

Professional Qualifications

Education

North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, Graduate of Clinical Fellowship Program, 2009

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine, FL, Doctor of Physical Therapy (Transitional), 2004

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine, FL, Master of Science in Physical Therapy, 2000

Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1996

Licensure Information/Registration Number

Colorado #7038

Certifications

Fellowship in American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, 2009-present

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS), 2007-present

North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (Manipulation), 2007

North Amercian Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Certified Manual Physical Therapist, 2005

Integrated Institute of Physical Art, June 2003 Integrated Orthopaedic Certification-( Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation), 2003

Curriculum Vitae

 Teaching Responsibilities

Summer Semester

DPTR 6402: Musculoskeletal Conditions II., Instructor, 2009-present
DPTR 5001: Clinical Anatomy I (Surface Palpation), Instructor, 2009-present
DPTR 5201: Examination/Evaluation, Instructor, 2010-present
DPTR 7711: Health Care Delivery, Instructor, 2011-present
DPTR 7212Advanced Joint Manipulation, Coordinator/Instructor, 2010-present

Fall Semester

DPTR 6403: Musculoskeletal Conditions III, Instructor, 2009-present
DPTR 5611: Patient Care Seminar I, Instructor, 2009-present
DPTR 6612: Patient Care Seminar II, Instructor, 2009-present
DPTR 7613: Patient Care Seminar III, Instructor, 2010-present
DPTR 5202: Examination/Evaluation, Instructor, 2010-present
PTR 6205: Prosthetics and Orthotics, Instructor, 2011-present
DPTR 5203: Therapeutic Intervention, Instructor, 2010-present

Spring Semester

DPTR 5401: Musculoskeletal Conditions I, Instructor, 2009-present

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 Clinical Specialty, Interests and Practice Sites

Clinical Specialty: Manual Therapy/Manipulation and PNF
Specialty Population: Outpatient Orthopaedics, mixed ages and female competitive gymnastics/cheer
Interests: Idiopathic Scoliosis, Clinical Research
Practice Site: Panther Physical Therapy; Littleton, CO

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 Research and Scholarship Interests

Funded Activity

Mintken P, Cleland J, Michener L, McDevitt A (Data Manager/Co-investigator), Carpenter K, Boyles R, Burns, S, Strunce J. Validation of a Clinical Prediction Rule to Identify Patients with Shoulder Pain Likely to Benefit from Cervicothoracic Manipulation: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Orthopaedic Section, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Awarded: 2012. ($25,000).

Other Research and Scholarly Activity

Cleland J. Manual therapy and exercise versus home exercises in the management of patients status post ankle sprain: a multi-center randomized clinical trial.

Mintken P, Cleland J, Michener L, McDevitt A, Carpenter K, Boyles R, Burns, S, Strunce J. Validation of a Clinical Prediction Rule to Identify Patients with Shoulder Pain Likely to Benefit from Cervicothoracic Manipulation: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

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 Publications (within the last five years)

Neal L, McDevitt A. Biomechanical Training And Pointe Readiness In An Adolescent with Osgood-Schlatter Disease: A Case Report  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association. Las Vegas, NV; February 2014.

Cleland J, Mintken P, McDevitt A, Bieniek M, Carpenter K, Kulp K, Whitman J. Manual Therapy and Exercise Versus Supervised Home Exercise in the Management of Patients With Inversion Ankle Sprain: A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial. [platform presentation].  Annual Meeting American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT). Cincinnati, OH; 2013. 

Elliott J, McDevitt A, Nordon-Craft A, Struessel T. Recognizing psychosocial, physical and systemic effects of breast cancer treatment on recovery from elective Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case Report. Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association. Chicago, IL; February 2012.

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 Links of Interest