TTUHSC School of Allied Health Sciences

Greg Dedrick Sc.D. PT OCS COMT

Assistant Professor, Sc.D. Program in Physical Therapy

EDUCATION

  • 1994 Bachelor of Science: Kinesiology - University of North Texas - Denton, Texas
  • 1996 Master of Physical Therapy - University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, Cooperative Program with the University of Texas at El Paso
  • 2005 Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - Lubbock, Texas

BOARD CERTIFICATION/ LICENSURE

  • Certificate in Orthopedic Medicine & Manual Therapy of the Spine (2000) - International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine
  • Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy of the Extremities (2002) - International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist (2009) - American Physical Therapy Association

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Kinematic and kinetic studies of lower extremity neuromuscular control
  • Role of diagnostic ultrasound in musculoskeletal disorders and motor control
  • Sensitivity and specificity of orthopedic physical examination
  • Clinically meaningful anatomy studies

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Peer Reviewed Journal Publication (15 Published)

    *Corresponding author

White C., Dedrick GS*, Sizer PS, Apt GG, Brismée JM. (2011). The effect of isometric shoulder internal and external rotation on the acromiohumeral distance. AM J Phys Med Rehabil-accepted

Nelson P., Apte G., Justiz R., Brismée JM., Dedrick G., Sizer PS Jr*. (2011). Chronic female pelvic pain; Part II: Differential diagnosis and managment. Pain Prac-in-press

Apte G., Nelson P., Brismée JM, Dedrick G., Justiz R, Sizer PS Jr*. (2011). Chronic female pelvic pain; Part I: Clinical pathoanatomy and examination of the pelvic region. Pain Prac, doi: 10.1111/j.1533-2500.2011.00465

Dedrick GS, Sizer PS, Sawyer BG, Brismée JM, Smith MP*. (2011). Immunohistochemical study of human costotransverse joints: A preliminary investigation. Clin Anat, 24(6), 741-7.

Simmerman SM, Sizer PS, Dedrick GS, Apte GG, Brismée JM*. (2011). Immediate changes in spinal height and pain after aquatic vertical traction in patients with persistent low back symptoms: A crossover clinical trial. PM R, 3(5), 447-57.

Domenech MA*, Sizer PS, Dedrick GS, McGalliard MK, Brismée JM. (2011). The deep neck flexor endurance test: Normative data scores in healthy adults. PM R, 3(2), 105-10.

Vaught MS, Brismée JM*, Dedrick GS, Sizer PS, Sawyer SF. (2011). Association of disturbances in the thoracic outlet in subjects with carpal tunnel syndrome.  A case-control study. J Hand Ther, 24, 44-52.

Gerke DA, Brismée JM*, Sizer PS, Dedrick GS, James CR. (2011). Change in spinal height measurements following sustained mid-range and end-range flexion of the lumbar spine. Appl Ergon, 42(2), 331-36.

McGalliard MK*, Dedrick GS, Brismée JM*, Cook CE, Apte GG, Sizer PS. (2010). Changes in transcersus abdominis thickness with use of the abdominal drawing-in maneuver during a functional task. PM R, 2(3), 187-94.

Owens SC, Brismée JM*, Pennell PN, Dedrick GS, Sizer PS, James CR. (2009) Changes in spinal height measurements following sustained lumbar flexion and extension postures:  A clinical measure of intervertebral disc hydration using stadiometry.  J Manip & Physiol Therap, 32(5):358-63.

Brismée JM*, Sizer PS, Dedrick GS, Sawyer BG, Smith MP. (2009).  Immunohistochemical and histological study of human uncovertebral joints-A preliminary investigation. Spine.  34(12):1257-63.

Dedrick GS*, Sizer PS, Merkle JN, Hounshell TR, McComb-Robert JJR, Sawyer SF, Brismée JM, James CR. (2008).  Effect of sex hormones on neuromuscular control patterns during landing.  J Electromyogr & Kinesiol. 18(1):68-78.

McGaugh J, Brismée JM, Dedrick GS,Jones EA, Sizer PS. (2007).  Comparing the anatomical accuracy of the posterior superior iliac spine to the iliac crest as a reference landmark for vertebral location in the lumbar spine:  A retrospective radiographic study. Clin Anat. 20(7):819-25.

Sizer P, Phelps V, Dedrick G, James R, Matthijs O. (2003).  Diagnosis and management of the painful ankle/foot:  Part 2:  Examination, interpretation, and management.  Pain Prac. 3(4):343-74.

Sizer P, Phelps V, Dedrick G, Matthijs O. (2002).  Differential diagnosis and management of root related pain.  Pain Prac. 2:98-121.

Electronic Educational Publications (Digital Video Discs; 12 Published)

Sizer PS, Brismée JM, Phelps V, Dedrick G. Diagnosis-Specific Orthopedic Management of the Shoulder Complex.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2005 (#441 DVD)

Sizer PS, Brismée JM, Phelps V, Dedrick G. Diagnosis-Specific Orthopedic Management of the Lumbar Spine: Primary Disc-Related Disorders and the Sacroiliac Joint.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2005 (#442 DVD)

Sizer PS, Brismée JM, Phelps V, Dedrick G. Diagnosis-Specific Orthopedic Management of the Lumbar Spine: Secondary Disc-Related Disorders.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2005 (#443 DVD)

Brismée JM, Phelps V, Dedrick G Sizer PS. Diagnosis-Specific Orthopedic Management of the Knee.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2005 (#444 DVD).

Brismée JM, Phelps V, Dedrick G, Sizer PS. Diagnosis-Specific Orthopedic Management of the Cervicothoracic Junction and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2005 (#445 DVD).

Brismée JM, Phelps V, Dedrick G, Sizer PS. Diagnosis-Specific Orthopedic Management of the Thoracic Spine & Ribs.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2005 (#446 DVD).

Phelps V, Dedrick G Sizer PS, Brismée JM. Diagnosis-Specific Orthopedic Management of the Lower Cervical Spine: Disc, Facet, and Uncovertebral Pathology.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2006 (#447 DVD).

Phelps V, Dedrick G Sizer PS, Brismée JM. Diagnosis-Specific Orthopedic Management of the Hip.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2006 (#448 DVD).

Phelps V, Dedrick G Sizer PS, Brismée JM. Diagnosis-Specific Orthopedic Management of the Foot and Ankle.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2006 (#449 DVD).

Dedrick G, Sizer PS, Brismee JM, Phelps V.  Diagnosis Specific Orthopedic Management of the Upper Cervical Spine and Headache.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2006 (#450 DVD).

Dedrick G, Sizer PS, Brismee JM, Phelps V.  Diagnosis Specific Orthopedic Management of the Elbow Complex.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2006 (#451 DVD).

Dedrick G, Sizer PS, Brismee JM, Phelps V.  Diagnosis Specific Orthopedic Management of the Wrist/Hand Complex.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2006 (#452 DVD).

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