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Amy McDevitt, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Core Faculty


portrait of Amy McDevitt

Senior 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

McDevitt A, Young J, Mintken P, Cleland J. Regional Interdependence and Manual Therapy Directed at the Thoracic Spine. Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy. 2015; (accepted March, 2015)
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. J Ortho Sports Phys Ther.2013;43:443-55.

 

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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: University of Colorado Hospital Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic; Denver, 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

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)

McDevitt A, Young J, Mintken P, Cleland J. Regional Interdependence and Manual Therapy Directed at the Thoracic Spine. Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy. 2015; (accepted March, 2015)

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. J Ortho Sports Phys Ther.2013;43:443-55. 4

 Honors and Awards

First Place in Platform Competition; Best 5X5 Manual Therapy and Exercise, AAOMPT 2013 Conference. Cincinnati, OH. October 2013
Rose Excellence in Research Award for the Best Research Article of 2013 in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, APTA Orthopaedic Section
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 Links of Interest