Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Amee L Seitz, PT, PhD

Amee L Seitz, PT, PhD

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences

Focus of Work

Bio

The focus of my research is to optimize treatment outcomes and the health of individuals with upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders. I employ an integrative approach exploring the interaction between neuromuscular and biomechanical mechanisms and body structure and function to evaluate treatment efficacy and effectiveness. Rich collaborations with orthopaedics, engineering, sports medicine, and radiology enhance our ability to develop novel methods to advance the examination and treatment of...[Read full text]The focus of my research is to optimize treatment outcomes and the health of individuals with upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders. I employ an integrative approach exploring the interaction between neuromuscular and biomechanical mechanisms and body structure and function to evaluate treatment efficacy and effectiveness. Rich collaborations with orthopaedics, engineering, sports medicine, and radiology enhance our ability to develop novel methods to advance the examination and treatment of patients seeking care for musculoskeletal shoulder pain.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • PT: Ohio University, Physical Therapy (1993)
  • MS: MGH Institute of Health Professions, Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (2004)
  • DPT: MGH Institute of Health Professions, Physical Therapy (2006)
  • PhD: Virginia Commonwealth University, Rehabilitation Sciences (2010)
  • Board Certification: Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

Contact

312-908-6785

645 N Michigan Avenue, Suite Suite 1100
Chicago IL 60611