Margaret Elaine Lonnemann
I teach as an Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy program at Bellarmine University in Louisville Kentucky. I also teach for the University of St. Augustine, in their continuing education and online division of learning. I am proud to be part of a profession in which I’ve had so many opportunities to grow and learn. I have been able to work closely with patients and assist in restoring their function, mobility and well-being. Perhaps growing up on a vegetable farm in the Midwest instilled a desire to use my hands skillfully in my work. Gaining knowledge of the art and science of our profession from many skilled professors of Physical Therapy, I have been drawn to the practice of manual physical therapy. I have practiced in a variety of settings such as private practice, hospitals, home health, and now teaching at a university. My interests and awareness in medical screening and treatment of the spine have progressed in these environments.
The academic setting constantly challenges me to learn more which is something I have always enjoyed. Students constantly challenge me to grow and I learn a great deal from them. They are a source of inspiration and motivate me to become a better clinician and researcher. I am privileged to work n a profession where teaching and the spirit of discovery are cultivated.
BS, Physical Therapy, University of Louisville
MSc, Specialty Track - Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, Institute of Physical Therapy-St. Augustine
DPT University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
MTC-Certified Manual Physical Therapist
OCS-Certified Orthopaedic Specialist, American Physical Therapy Association
Member, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
- Oncology Section
- Education Section
- Women’s Health Section
- Orthopaedic Section
Projects/Articles on Physiopedia
Secretary of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (AAOMPT)
Wiegand, MR, Veigl, V, Finn (Lonnemann), ME and Trueblood, BE. The effects of topical application of cold on concentric and eccentric muscle strength. American Physical Therapy Association Conference, Anaheim, CA, 1990.
Paris, Catherine Patla, Lonnemann, M. Elaine. Manual Therapy for the Thorax Following Open Heart Surgery APTA Combined Sections Meeting, February 1997. Poster Presentation.
Lonnemann, Elaine, Paris SV, Gorniak G. The Morphology of the Human Lumbar Multifidus Poster Presentation IFOMT 96 Norway
Lonnemann, Elaine, Paris SV, Gorniak G. The Morphology of the Human Lumbar Multifidus Poster Presentation KY Chapter APTA Fall Conference 1998
Danzl M, Lonnemann E, Boyce D. Examining Oral Contraception as a Contraindication for Spinal Manipulation (High Velocity Thrusts): a Literature Review. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, February 2006. Platform Presentation
Bush, S, Ulanowski E, Lonnemann M. Elaine. Examining the Efficacy of McKenzie Therapy for Treatment of Low Back Pain. KY Chapter APTA Spring Conference 07.
Office Ergonomics Partnership with Trover Solutions and Bellarmine University Physical Therapy Program- Kiefer C, Redmon D, Tingle & Lonnemann E. Presented at KPTA Central District Meeting Dec 2007
Lonnemann E. Hare J. Efficacy of dexamethasone delivered via iontophoresis for treatment of the rheumatoid arthritic elbow: Case report. Platform Presentation APTA Combined Sections Meeting Nashville 2008.
Tingle S, Kiefer C, Redmon D, Lonnemann ME. The Systematic Development of an Evidence-Based Ergonomic Training Module: A Community Partner Project. Platform Presentation KPTA Spring Conference Bowling Green May 2008
Danzl M, Lonnemann E, Boyce D. Examining Oral Contraception as a Contraindication for High Velocity Thrust Spinal Manipulation: a Literature Review. Platform Presentation: International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapists. Rotterdam, Netherlands June 12, 2008
Tingle S, Redmon D, Kiefer C, Lonnemann M: The Systematic Development of an Evidence-Based Ergonomic Training Module: A Community Partner Project. Poster presentation APTA Combined Sections Meeting. Las Vegas NV 2009
Lonnemann ME, Brosky JA, and Boyce D. Integration of Evidence Based Teaching and Learning in the Classroom with Continued Competency Opportunities for Clinical Faculty Accepted for presentation at the 2010 APTA Combined Sections Meeting in San Diego CA.
Lonnemann E, Noteboom T. Utilizing a Wiki to Promote Evidence-Based Practice and Collaborative Learning between Physical Therapist Students, Clinical Instructors and Academic Faculty in a Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. 2010 Health Professions Educational Research Symposium (HPERS): Enhancing Learning with Educational Technology: Published in Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice http://ijahsp.nova.edu
Lonnemann ME, Pariser D. Use of an International Classroom Wiki to Promote Collaborative Scholarship, the Dissemination of Bellarmine University Student Projects, and Professional Continuing Education Opportunities. KPTA State Conference Research Platform Presentation August 2010
Lonnemann ME, Lowe R, and Robertson E. Connecting the Classroom and Clinic: Use of an International Collaborative Classroom Wiki. APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2011. New Orleans LA
Lonnemann ME. Expanding the Physical Therapy Classroom Through the Use of an International Wiki. 16th International Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy. Amsterdam, Netherlands June 2011
Lonnemann ME. Use of a Physical Therapy Specific Wiki in the Clinic. Platform Presentation in Technopalooza at APTA Combined Sections Meeting Chicago IL February 2012
June 2011 Invited Presentation: 2011 Oxford Debate at the Annual APTA Conference National Harbor, Maryland
Lonnemann E, Wideman T, Kamper S, Cook C. Focused Symposium "Help! How Do I Evaluate and Apply the Numerous Guidelines for Low Back Pain": A Practical and Informed Approach for Clinicians. IFOMPT (International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists) Quebec City Canada 2012
Lonnemann E, Olson K, Boissonnault B. Workshop: Teaching Thrust Manipulation in First Professional Physical Therapy Programs: Methods, Challenges & Hands On Demonstration. IFOMPT (International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists) Quebec City Canada 2012
Lowe R, Lonnemann E, Miller J. Workshop: Evolving role of Physiotherapy in Knowledge Translation. IFOMPT (International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists) Quebec City Canada 2012
PAPERS AND ARTICLES:
Padgett, B., Lonnemann E. Interdisciplinary Patient Management between Occupational and Physical Therapists: A Case Study in Collaborative and Ethical Concerns. Prepared for the Third International Conference on Healthcare Systems May, 2004
Lonnemann E, Paris SV, Gorniak G. A Morphological Comparison of the Human Lumbar Multifidus by Chemical Dissection. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Physical Therapy, Vol. 16: 4, pp 84-92 Dec. 2008
Lonnemann. M. Elaine. Functional Anatomy of the Sacroiliac Joint. Chapter in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets by Placzek J & Boyce D: (2001), Philadelphia, PA: Hanley & Belfus, Inc.
Lonnemann. M. Elaine. Sacroiliac Dysfunctions. Chapter in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets by Placzek J & Boyce D :( 2001), Philadelphia, PA: Hanley & Belfus Inc.
Lonnemann. M. Elaine. Functional Anatomy of the Sacroiliac Joint. Chapter in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets (ed. 2) by Placzek J & Boyce D: (2005), Philadelphia, PA: Hanley & Belfus, Inc.
Lonnemann. M. Elaine. Sacroiliac Dysfunctions. Chapter in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets (ed. 2) by Placzek J & Boyce D :( 2005), Philadelphia, PA: Hanley & Belfus Inc.
Paris, SV and Lonnemann ME. Mechanical and Diskogenic Low Back Pain. Chapter in Orthopedic Physical Therapy Secrets Placzek, JD, Boyce, DA, ed.2, pp 452-460 Philadelphia, PA: Hanley & Belfus, Inc
Lonnemann M. Elaine. The Sacroiliac Joint. Chapter in Orthopedic Rehabilitation Clinical Advisor by Derrick Sueki; Elsevier; Mosby Inc., (September 09)
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