Professional Bio

Education

  • DPT, School of Physical Therapy, Regis University, 2007
  • B.S., Exercise Science, Northern Arizona University, 2004
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Expertise & Certifications

Clinical Certifications

  • Manual Therapy Fellowship Program, Regis University, 2011
  • APTA Board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, 2008
  • Orthopedic Residency Program, University of Southern California, 2008

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Orthopedic Section
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy (AAOMPT), Research committee and Student Special Interest Group- founder and past President
  • Colorado Chapter of APTA

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Prevention, prediction and translational research in hip and spine musculoskeletal disorders

Recent International Presentations

Little, C & McDonald, C. (2013 October). Conservative Management of the Hip: The Labrum, hip OA, and Beyond. Presented at Gruppo Di TeapiaManuale Meeting, Genova, Italy.

Little, C & McDonald, C. (2012 October). Conservative Management of the Hip: The Labrum and Beyond. Presented at IFOMPT Meeting, Quebec City, Canada.

Recent National Presentations

Kinney AE, Albin S, Little C. Orthopedic Manual Therapy For The Geriatric Patient With Foot And Ankle Pathology. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio. Platform. (October 2013).

Noteboom JT, Little C, Boissonault W. (2013 October). Survey of Manipulation Instruction In First-Professional Physical Therapy Education Programs. Presented at AAOMPT Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Noteboom JT, Mulligan N, Little C, Amundson J, DeGroot K, Douglass B, Grazda D, Rush S, Tank C. (2013 October). A Comparison Of Student And Clinical Faculty Perceptions Related To Manual Therapy Performance. Presented at AAOMPT Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Robertson, E, Bade, M, Little, C (2013 October). Moving Artificial Pillars. Presented at AAOMPT Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Kinney AE, Albin S, Little C. (2013 October). Orthopedic Manual Therapy For The Geriatric Patient With Foot And Ankle Pathology. Presented at AAOMPT Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Little, C. & Albin, S. (2012 Feburary). Manual Therapy Interventions for Individuals with acute and chronic foot and ankle pathology. Presented at APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Chicago, Illinio.

McPoil, T. & Little, C. (2011 October). Use of Foot Orthoses to Enhance the Outcomes of Manual Therapy and Exercise in an Individual with Significant Orthopaedic Trauma. Presented at AAOMPT Conference, Anaheim, California.

Hammerich, A, McDonald, C, and Little, C. (2011 June). Aging Joints: Issues on Aging. Presented at APTA Annual Conference and Exposition, National Harbor, Maryland.

Recent Non-Peer Reviewed Presentations

Little, C. Manual Therapy Management of the Lumbar Spine and Hip. Presented in Omaha, Nebraska at Creighton University. 2013

 

Awards & Recognition

  • Noteboom, T., Little, C., Boissonnault, B. Funding for A Follow-up Survey of Thrust Joint Manipulation Content in 1st- Professional Physical Therapy Programs in the U.S., AAOMPT Cardon Rehabilitation Grant, $2,500, 2011
  • Noteboom, T., Little, C., Boissonnault, B., Funding for A Follow-up Survey of Thrust Joint Manipulation Content in 1st- Professional Physical Therapy Programs in the U.S., Regis University Faculty Sponsored Projects and Academic Research Council (SPARC) Grant Program, 2011