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Dr Courtney is a licensed physical therapist and athletic trainer, and has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. She has clinical expertise in the management chronic musculoskeletal pain and sports injury. Her research investigates the effects of knee joint injury and osteoarthritis on pain processing and joint function, as well as modulation of pain mechanisms through non-pharmacologic interventions, including manual therapy and exercise.

Her academic focus is on advanced clinical reasoning in orthopedic physical therapy, with emphasis on non-pharmacological management of chronic musculoskeletal pain.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Miami

… → 2003

MS, University of South Australia

… → 1995

PT, Washington University

… → 1985

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Musculoskeletal Manipulations Medicine & Life Sciences
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Knee Medicine & Life Sciences
Central Nervous System Sensitization Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1998 2019

  • 414 Citations
  • 32 Article
  • 3 Editorial
  • 1 Comment/debate

Duration of symptoms is associated with conditioned pain modulation and somatosensory measures in knee osteoarthritis

Foucher, K. C., Chmell, S. J. & Courtney, C. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 37, 1, p. 136-142 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knee Osteoarthritis
Pain Threshold

Hypoesthesia after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: The relationship between proprioception and vibration perception deficits in individuals greater than one year post-surgery

Courtney, C. A., Atre, P., Foucher, K. C. & Alsouhibani, A. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Knee. 26, 1, p. 194-200 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
5 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical descriptors for the recognition of central sensitization pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis

Lluch, E., Nijs, J., Courtney, C. A., Rebbeck, T., Wylde, V., Baert, I., Wideman, T. H., Howells, N. & Skou, S. T., Nov 6 2018, In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 40, 23, p. 2836-2845 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Central Nervous System Sensitization
Knee Osteoarthritis

Exploration of Quantitative Sensory Testing in Latent Trigger Points and Referred Pain Areas

Ambite-Quesada, S., Arias-Buría, J. L., Courtney, C. A., Arendt-Nielsen, L. & Fernández-De-Las-Peñas, C., Jan 1 2018, In : Clinical Journal of Pain. 34, 5, p. 409-414 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Referred Pain
Trigger Points
Pain Threshold
Hot Temperature

Passive accessory joint mobilization in the multimodal management of chronic dysesthesia following thalamic stroke

Griffin, K., O’Hearn, M., Franck, C. C. & Courtney, C. A., Mar 16 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Disability and Rehabilitation. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Musculoskeletal Manipulations
Articular Range of Motion