Publications in Refereed Journals

1. Cibulka MT,White DM, Woehrle J, Harris-Hayes M, Enseki K, Fagerson TL, Slover J, Godges JJ. Hip pain and mobility deficits–hip osteoarthritis: clinical practice guidelines linked to the international classification of functioning, disability, and health from the orthopaedic section of the American Physical Therapy Association. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2009 Apr;39(4):A1-25.

2. Cibulka MT. Sternocleidomastoid muscle imbalance in a patient with recurrent headache. Man Ther. 2006 Feb;11(1):78-82

3. Cibulka MT, Watkins-Threlkeld J. Patellofemoral Pain and Asymmetrical Hip Rotation, a Case Report. Phys Ther. 2005; 85:1201-1207.

4. Cibulka MT, Threlkeld J. The Early Clinical Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis of the Hip, Resident’s Case Problem. J Ortho Sports Phys Ther. 2004; 34:461-467.

5. Cibulka MT. Determination and significance of femoral neck anteversion.
Phys Ther. 2004 Jun; 84(6):550-8.

6. Cibulka MT. Understanding sacroiliac joint movement as a guide to the management of a patient with unilateral low back pain. Man Ther. 2002 Nov; 7(4):215-21.

7. Cibulka MT. How to use evidence-based practice to distinguish between three different patients with low back pain. J Orthop Phys Ther. 2001:31:678-695.

8. Cibulka MT, Clinical usefulness of a cluster of sacroiliac joint tests in patients with and without low back pain. J. Orthop. Sports Phys Ther. 1999; 29:83-92.

9. Cibulka MT. Low back pain and its relation to the hip and foot. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 1999; 29:595-601.

10. Cibulka MT, Koldehoff RM. Clinical usefulness of a cluster of sacroiliac joint tests in patients with and without low back pain. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 1999; 29:83-92.

11. Cibulka MT, Delitto A, Sinacore DR, Cromer G. Unilateral hip rotation range of motion asymmetry in patients with sacroiliac joint regional pain. Spine. 1998; 23:1009-1015.

12. Erhard RE, Delitto A, Cibulka MT. Relative effectiveness of an extension program and a combined program of manipulation with flexion and extension exercises in patients with acute low back syndrome. Phys Ther. 1994; 74; 1093-1100.

13. Cibulka MT, Sinacore DR. Mueller M. Shin Splints and forefoot contact running: a case report. J. Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 1994; 20:98-102.

14.    Delitto, A, Cibulka, MT, Erhard RE, Bowling RW, Tenhula JA. Evidence for use of an extension-mobilization category in acute low back syndrome:  A prescriptive validation pilot study.  Phys Ther 73:216-228, 1993.

15. Cibulka MT, Delitto A. A comparison of two different methods to treat hip pain in runners.  J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 1993; 17:172-176.

16. Cibulka MT. The treatment of the sacroiliac joint component to low back pain: a case report.  Phys Ther. 1992; 72:917-922.

17. Cibulka MT. Management of a patient with forefoot pain: a case report. Phys Ther. 1990; 70:41-44

18. Cibulka MT. Rehabilitation of Pelvis, Hip and Thigh. In Clinics in Sports Medicine. Philadelphia, PA, W.B. Saunders Co. 1990

19. Cibulka MT. Evaluation and treatment of Cervical Spine Injuries. In Clinics in Sports Medicine. Philadelphia, PA, W.B. Saunders Co.  1990

20. Cibulka MT, Delitto A, Koldehoff RM. Changes in Innominate Tilt after Manipulation of the Sacroiliac Joint in Patients with and without Low Back Pain, An Experimental Study. Phys Ther. 1988; 68:1359-1363.

21. Cibulka MT, Rose SJ, Delitto A, Sinacore, DR. Hamstring Muscle Strain Treated by Mobilizing the Sacroiliac Joint. Phys Ther. 1986; 66:1220-1223.

22. Cibulka MT, Hunter H. Acromioclavicular Joint Arthritis treated by Mobilizing the Glenohumeral Joint: Phys Ther 65:1514-1516, 1985.

Non-Refereed Publications

1.  Evaluating Chronic Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Part I.

Clinical Management in Physical Therapy 6(4):12-15, 1986

2. Evaluating Chronic Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Part II. Clinical Management in Physical Therapy 6(5):10-11, 1986

3. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Competencies, edited by Sindelar B, Vollowitz E, Bowling R. Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.

4. Patterns of low back pain in patients with and without sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Proceedings from the First International Congress on the Sacroiliac Joint. San Diego, CA, Nov. 1992

5.  The Evaluation and Rehabilitation of the Sacroiliac Joint. Sports Physical Therapy Section, Home Study Course 1996

6.  Current Concepts in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy: The Evaluation and Treatment of the Sacroiliac Joint. Orthopaedic Section Independent Study Course 2006.

Published Letter’s to the Editor

1.  On “Ilial anterior rotation…” Vaughn HT, Nitsch W. Phys Ther. 2008;88:1578-1590. Phys Ther. 2009 May;89(5):508-9; author reply 511-2.

2. Diagnosis of sacroiliac joint pain: “Validity of individual provocation tests and         composite of tests” Manual Therapy 10 (2005) 207-218.
Man Ther. 2007 Jan 22.

3.   Researchers and clinicians: a growing divide or narrowing gap?
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2006 Dec; 36(12): 963

4.   “Skilled mentors” and reliability.
Phys Ther. 2002 Dec; 82(12):1266; author reply 1267-8.

5.   Clinical diagnosis of sacroiliac joint dysfunction.
Phys Ther. 2001 Oct; 81(10): 1731-3.

6.   Re: a radiostereophotogrammetric analysis of the movements of the sacroiliac joints in the reciprocal straddle position.
Spine. 2001 Jun 15; 26(12):1404-5

7.   Pelvic asymmetry reliability.
Phys Ther. 2000 May; 80(5):528-9.

8.   An alternative conclusion.
Phys Ther. 2000 Apr; 80(4):414-5.

9.   Classifying sacroiliac dysfunction.
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 1999 Sep;   29(9):556-7.

Book Chapters

1. Pelvis, Hip, and Groin. In Physical Therapy and Sport. Editors, Greg Kolt and Lynn Snyder-Mackler. Elsevier and Co. 2002.

2. The Hip. Co-wrote with Barney LeVeau. In Richardson J. and Iglarsh A. Clinical Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. Elsevier. 2005

Research Activity (Randomized Controlled Trial’s):

1. Erhard RE, Delitto A, Cibulka MT.

Title: Relative effectiveness of an extension program and a combined program of manipulation with flexion and extension exercises in patients with acute low back syndrome.

Nature of Study: Examined the effectiveness of different physical therapy programs in patients with low back pain. Published in Physical Therapy 1994; 74; 11093-1100.

Internally Funded by University of Pittsburgh and Jefferson Rehabilitation & Sports Clinic

2. Cibulka MT, in collaboration  with Delitto A, Sinacore DR, Cromer G. collected data, wrote paper

Nature of the Study: This study examined the relationship between hip range of motion in patients with low back pain with and without signs of sacroiliac joint dysfunction.

Title: Unilateral hip rotation range of motion asymmetry in patients with sacroiliac joint regional pain. Published in Spine. 1998; 23:1009-1015.

Internally funded by Jefferson County Rehabilitation & Sports Clinic

3.   Erhard RE, Delitto A, Cibulka MT.

Nature of Study: Study that examined the effectiveness of a commonly used PT program in patients with low back pain.

Title: Relative effectiveness of an extension program and a combined program of manipulation with flexion and extension exercises in patients with acute low back syndrome.

Published in: Physical Therapy 1994; 74:1093-1100.

Internally Funded by University of Pittsburgh and Jefferson Rehabilitation & Sports Clinic

    4.     Cibulka MT in collaboration with Delitto A, Koldehoff RM.

Nature of study: Study that examined the reliability when using a cluster of sacroiliac joint tests in combination and looking at changes in innominate tilt in patients with sacroiliac joint dysfunction.

Title: Changes in Innominate Tilt after Manipulation of the Sacroiliac Joint in Patients with and without Low Back Pain, An Experimental Study.

Published in: Physical Therapy  1988; 68:1359-1363.

Self funded: Jefferson County Rehabilitation & Sports Clinic

   5.      Cibulka MT in collaboration with Rose SJ, Delitto A, Sinacore, DR.

Nature of study: Random controlled trial that examined the effect of treating the sacroiliac joint in patients with hamstring muscle strains.

Title:  Hamstring Muscle Strain Treated by Mobilizing the Sacroiliac Joint.

Published in: Phys Ther. 1986; 66:1220-1223.

Self funded: Jefferson County Rehabilitation & Sports Clinic

Membership in Professional Association

  • American Physical Therapy Association (1978 to present)
  • Member   Orthopaedic Section (1978 to present)
  • Research Section (1986 to present)
  • Education Section (2005 to present)

American Physical Therapy Association offices/positions held:

  • Member, APTA Awards Committee, Subcommittee on Practice (1996-1999).
  • Chair, APTA Awards Committee, (1999)
  • Member, the (First) Committee on Clinical Residency Credentialing (1997-2000).
  • Member, Orthopaedic Specialty Council, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, (1998-2002).
  • Chair, Orthopaedic Specialty Council; 2000-2001.
  • Member, Committee on Licensure Examination’s (CLE), American Physical Therapy Association, 1993-1994.
  • Member, Task Force on Reorganizing CSM (Section Representative), (2005-2006).

Orthopaedic Section offices/positions held:

  • President (two-terms 2001-2004; 2004-2007), Orthopaedic Section, APTA, Inc.
  • Ex-officio member; Finance Committee, Orthopaedic Section, 2001-present.
  • President. The Journal of Orthopaedic Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT), February 2001-September 2001.
  • Co-Chair, Task Force on the Orthopaedic Section’s ICF Guidelines for the hip. (2006- current).
  • Member, Task Force to revise the Description of Specialized Practice (DSP) for the Orthopaedic Specialty Examination. (1999-2001).
  • Director, Board of Directors, Orthopaedic Section, American Physical Therapy Association, 1994-1997.
  • Chairman, Standards committee of the Orthopaedic Specialty Council, Orthopaedic Section, American Physical Therapy Association, 1986-1988
  • Subject Matter Expert for reviewing content/scope/standards for the orthopaedic specialty council in preparation for clinical specialty in Orthopedics’

Research Section offices/positions held:

  • Chair, Task Force on Strategic Planning (Goal 1 Planning Group), 2006-2008.

Missouri Physical Therapy Association offices held:

  • Treasurer, Missouri Physical Therapy Association Political Action Committee, 1998-2007.
  • Delegate, Missouri Physical Therapy Association, 1996-99; 2005-2007.
  • President, Missouri Physical Therapy Association, 1996-1998.
  • Chair, Missouri Physical Therapy Association, Political Action Committee, (1999-2006)
  • Director, Missouri Physical Therapy Association, 1991-1995.
  • President-elect Missouri Physical Therapy Association, 1995.
  • Chair of the District Chairman, Executive Committee MPTA, 1993-1994.

Eastern (St. Louis) District, Missouri Physical Therapy Association positions/offices held:

  • Chairman, Eastern District (St. Louis area) of the Missouri Physical Therapy Association, 1991-1995.
  • Chairman Nominating Committee, Eastern District of the Missouri Physical Therapy Association, 1987 to 1990.
  • Chairman St. Louis Orthopaedic Special Interest Group, 1984-1988.

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

  • Member, Examination, Construction, Review Committee, Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, 1994-1996.

Foundation for Physical Therapy

  • Member, Ad-Hoc Selection Committee for Selecting the Clinical Research Center in Occupational Low Back Pain, 1999

Consultative/Advisory Positions Held:

Review Manuscripts for:

Physical Therapy

Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy

Spine

Clinical Journal of Pain

Physical Therapy in Sports

Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Clinical Biomechanics

Sports Medicine Journal

Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy (Associate Editor)

Member. Utilization Management Committee, ACN Group, United Health Care Insurance Company, Golden Valley, MN 55427

Term: 2005-2007.

Community Activities

Chair, Health Ministry Cabinet. 2001-2005. Mary Mother of the Church, St. Louis, MO

Position: Chair Included developing mission/vision, goals and objectives and chairing meetings for the HMC.

Member, Health Ministry Cabinet, Athletic Health Care Chair, 2003-present.

Position includes working with the Athletic commission to insure safety and health of children participating in sports at Mary Mother.

Trustee- The Meadows Subdivision. South St. Louis County, MO (1995-2000)

Scientific and Professional Presentations (Last 5 years):

1.   Evidenced-Based Practice in Physical Therapy, Eastern District of the Missouri Physical Therapy Association, August 8, 2003

2.   Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder, Dallas, TX, Rehab Care Incorporated sponsor. October, 2003.

3.   Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder, Norfolk, VA. Rehab Care Incorporated sponsor. October, 2003.

4.   Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder, Portsmouth OH. Rehab Care Incorporated      sponsor. November, 2003.

5.   Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder, Gastonia, North Carolina. Rehab Care Incorporated sponsor, April, 2004.

6.   The Hip. St. Louis, MO. Sponsored by St. Louis Community College. November 8, 2004.

7.   The Hip. Missouri Physical Therapy Association. Lake Ozark, MO. April 14, 2005.

8.   Evaluation and Management of Lumbar and Pelvic Dysfunction in the Performing Artist. Combined Section’s Meeting APTA, San Diego, CA February 3, 2006.

9.   The Sacroiliac Joint. Kansas City, MO. September 14, 2006

10.  The Sacroiliac Joint, Tampa Florida. May 2007

11.  The Sacroiliac Joint, Chicago, Il June 2007

12. The Sacroiliac Joint, Minneapolis, Minnesota July 2007

13. Treating Recurrent Sacroiliac Joint Problems Dallas, Texas June 2008

14. Treating Recurrent LBP, Houston, Texas June 2008

15. Treating Recurrent LBP, Jacksonville, Florida July 2008

16. The Sacroiliac Joint, Orlando, Florida July 2008

Awards/Honors

Elected “Fellow” of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), 2011.

Awarded the Richard W. Bowling-Richard E. Erhard Award for Outstanding Clinical Practice from the Orthopaedic Section APTA (2008).

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy; OCS. (Spring 1991-2001 extended to 2005 because of Specialty Council involvement).

Recertified through Professional Development Profile as Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy: OCS. (2006-2016).

Recipient of the Jack Walker Award twice at the American Physical Therapy Associations Annual Convention in Boston, Ma. for the best clinical article published in Physical Therapy in 1990 and in 2004.

Distinguished Alumni Award, 1999 Washington University, Program in Physical Therapy, St. Louis, MO.

Missouri Outstanding Service Award for Service to the Profession, 2002. From the Missouri Physical Therapy Association.

 

Current Teaching Responsibilities at Maryville University, Program in Physical Therapy

1. Management of Orthopedic Conditions (I/II) (Fall and Spring Semester)

2. Management of Ethical Physical Therapy Practice (Fall Semester)

3. Kinesiology (Fall Semester).

4. Clinical Epidemiology (Summer Semester), Course Coordinator.

5. Diagnostic Imaging for Physical Therapists

6. Systems and Disease II, Musculoskeletal

Committees served at Maryville University

1. School of Health Professions, Faculty Development Cmt.

2. School of Health Professions, Research Cmt.

3. Maryville University, University Scholars Selection Cmt.