Professional Bio


  • Ph.D., Rehabilitative Science, University of Utah, in-progress
  • Fellowship in Manual Therapy, Regis University, 2007
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, 2004
  • Master of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, 2003
  • B.S., University of Kansas, 1997

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    Certifications and Expertise

    • Foot and Ankle

    Professional Memberships

    • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists

    Research and Scholarship

    Research Interests

    Foot and Ankle Fractures

    Recent Publications

    Albin, S., Cornwall, M., & Van Boerum, D., Postoperative Management of Orthopaedic Surgeries Ankle and Foot. ISC 27.1.3.

    Albin, SR, McPoil, TG, Cornwall, MW, Van Boerum, DH, Morgan, JM. Plantar Pressure and Gait Symmetry in Individuals with Fractures versus Tendon Injuries to the Hindfoot. J Am Pod Med Assoc. 2015 Nov:105(6):469-77. PMID 26667500

    Albin, SR, Cornwall, MW, McPoil, TG. Postoperative Management of Foot and Ankle Disorders (Chapter 56). Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes of the Upper and Lower Quadrants: An Evidence-Informed Approach. Churchill Livingstone, 2014.

    Albin, SR, McPoil, TG. Joint Arthroplasty: Advances in Surgical Management and Rehabilitation. Rehabilitation Following Total Ankle Arthroplasty. Orthopedic Section, APTA Independent Study Course.

    Recent Presentations

    McPoil T, Reinking M, Albin S.  Acute and Chronic Injuries to the Foot and Ankle. Practical Mechanics, Examination, and Management. 2017 Rocky Mountain Fall Conference.  Keystone, CO, March 6-8, 2017.

    Albin, S, Koppenhaver S, Fritz J, McPoil T, VanBoerum D. Timing of Supervised Physical Therapy after Hindfoot Fractures: Randomized Controlled Trial. American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting (Orthopaedics). San Antonio, TX. Platform presentation. February 14-17, 2017. 

    Albin, SA, McPoil, TG, Van Boerum, DH, Koppenhaver, SL. Outcomes and Adverse Events after Hindfoot Fractures. American Orthopeadic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA, February 13, 2017.    

    Albin, SR, Van Boerum DH, Bellow, B, Hunter, S. Cost-Effectiveness of Surgical versus Non-Surgical Management after Intra-articular Calcaneal Fractures. AOFAS 2016 Specialty Day.

    Albin, SR, Van Boerum DH. Management of Post-operative Foot/Ankle Conditions. Phoenix, Arizona. APTA 2015 Orthopedic Section Annual Meeting.

    Albin, S., Magle, J., Deyle, G., Thayn, K. Functional Movement Screening of the Lower Extremity and Therapy Interventions: A Laboratory Intensive Course. CSM 2015 Pre-Conference Course.

    Albin, S., Pettino, S., Neville, C., and Brown, C. Foot and Ankle Content in Physical Therapy Education. CSM 2014 Educational Session.

    Albin, S., and McPoil, T., and Cornwall, M. Rearfoot Fracture and Achilles Tendon Rupture Gait Patterns. CSM 2014 Platform Presentation.

    Albin, S., Magle, J., Deyle, G. Manual Therapy Interventions for the Lower Extremity: a Laboratory Intensive Course. CSM 2013 Pre-Conference Course.

    Kinney, T., Little, C., Albin, S. Foot and Ankle Manual Therapy for Aging and Older Adults. AAOMPT 2013 Platform Presentation.

    Albin, S., Little, C. Manual Therapy Interventions for Individuals with Acute and Chronic Foot and Ankle Pathologies. Stephanie Albin and Christian Little. CSM 2012 Pre-Conference Course.

    Awards & Recognition

    • Preventing Biomechanical and Neuromuscular Consequences after Traumatic Ankle and Foot Fractures: An Exploratory Investigation of Manual Therapy Intervention. Joint Program Committee 5 (JPC-5) Defense Health Program (DHP) Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Award. Principle-Investigator $224,000. 2015-2017.
    • Using Shear Wave Elastography to Assess for Physiologic Changes after Blood Flow Restriction Training in Patients with Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy. Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC), AMEDD Advanced Medical Technology Initiative. Co-Investigator $221,668. 2016-2017.

    Community Involvement and Service

    Service to Profession
    • Nominating Chair Foot and Ankle Special Interest Group, 2012-2014
    • Nominating Committee Foot and Ankle Special Interest Group, 2010 to 2011
    • Member, Foot and Ankle Special Interest Curriculum Task Force.  Orthopedic Section, American Physical Therapy Association, 2012
    • Reviewer for American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Guidelines, 2010 and 2015