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Jacob N. Thorp, PT, DHS, OCS, MTC
Clinical Assistant Professor

College of Allied Health Sciences
Health Sciences Building, 2405C
Greenville, NC 27858
thorpja@ecu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

 

 



Professional Interests
My clinical interests encompass the rehabilitation and manual interventions of orthopedic injuries specifically related to the spine and temporomandibular joints. This includes the physical therapy management of chronic pain disorders, such as fibromyalgia, which can be related to spine and TMJ dysfunctions. I also have a vested interest in industrial rehabilitation including functional capacity evaluations and work conditioning.

My research interests include to kinetic and kinematic relationship of the temporomandibular joint with the cervical spine. I am also interested in the reliability and validity of sacroiliac joint provocation testing and lumbar mobility testing as it relates to physical therapy diagnosis and prognosis.

Education History
Doctor of Health Science, 2002 - 2007
University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

Masters of Science, Physical Therapy, 1999 – 2001
Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center, Des Moines, IA

Bachelors of Science, Biology, 1996 – 1999
Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN

Associates in Applied Science, Physical Therapist Assistant, 1994 – 1996
Professional Skills Institute, Toledo, OH

Specialty Certifications
Manual Therapy Certification, MTC, 2006 St. Augustine University, St. Augustine, FL

Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist, CEAS, 2005
Back School of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

 

 

 

 




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