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Teonette Velasco, PT, DPT, OCS

Research Clinical Coordinator/Clinician
Physical Therapy Clinic
University of Delaware
053 McKinly Lab.
Newark, DE 19716
phone: 302-831-8893
fax: 302-831-4468
E-mail: teonette@udel.edu

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Teonette Velasco
6 Licensure/Certifications 5 Education 4 Current Appointment
3 Professional History 2 Professional Organizations 1 Continuing Education
3 Professional Activities/Community Service 2 Certification/Awards 1 Presentations

 

LICENSURE

  • Physical Therapy Virginia License #2305204197
  • Physical Therapy Delaware License # J1-0002299

 

EDUCATION

School Degree Year Program
Shenandoah University DPT 2012 Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy
University of Florida MPT 2004 Physical Therapy
Old Dominion University BS 2000 Physical Education (Emphasis on Exercise Science)

 

CURRENT APPOINTMENT(top)

University of Delaware, Newark, DE

University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic

  • Research Coordinator for Dr. Gregory Hicks
  • Physical therapist, Sports and Orthopedic Clinic
  • Clinical Instructor, Sports and Orthopedic Clinic

Teaching Duties

PHYT 808 Spine Management - Lecturer  (2010 to present)

PHYT622 Clinical Gross Anatomy - Teaching Assistant (2011 to present)

Emergency Responder - Lecture/Lab (2010 to present)

 

 

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY (top)

 
2008

University of Delaware

Orthopedic Resident

2006-2007

Family Health Center of Woodbridge- Woodbridge, VA

Staff Physical Therapist

2004-2006

Coach House Physical Therapy- Dumfries, VA

Staff Physical Therapist

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (top)

  • American Physical Therapy Association
    • Orthopedic Section member
    • Imaging SIG member
    • Delaware State member
    • Virginia State member (2004-2009)

 

CERTIFICATIONS/AWARDS (top)

  • Physical Therapy Delaware License # J1-0002299
  • Physical Therapy Virginia License # 2305204197
  • (2012) American Red Cross Emergency First Responder Certified Instructor
  • (2010) Recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Award of the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida
  • (2010) Orthopedic Certified Specialist (APTA)
  • (2009) APTA Advanced Clinical Instructor Certified
  • (2008) APTA Clinical Instructor Certified
  • (2008) American Red Cross AED/CPR Certified
  • (2008) American Red Cross Emergency First Aide Responser Certified
  • (2002-present) Certified Health Fitness Specialist, American College of Sports Medicine
 

CONTINUING EDUCATION (top)

  • (2014) Gerontological Society of America 67th Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC
  • (2014) Second Annual Diagnosis and Management of Concussion: Acute and Specialized Therapy Across the Spectrum Conference at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 
  • (2014) Research Administrator Conference of University of Delaware, Newark, DE
  • (2014) APTA CSM Conference at Las Vegas, NV
  • (2013) Managing Ethical Slippery Slopes, DPTA Course, Newark, DE
  • (2013) NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration at Baltimore, MD
  • (2013) Research Administrator Conference of University of Delaware, Newark, DE
  • (2013) APTA Orthopedic Section First Annual Meeting at Orlando, FL
  • (2013) APTA CSM Conference at San Diego, CA
  • (2012) Cervical Manipulation Course, West Virginia University
  • (2012) Completed Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Shenandoah University
  • (2012) APTA CSM Conference at Chicago, IL
  • (2011) Vestibular Course, University of Delaware
  • (2011) APTA CSM Conference at New Orleans, LA
  • (2010) APTA National Conference at Boston, MA
  • (2010) Exercise and Physical Activity in Aging Conference: Blending Research and Practice
  • (2010) APTA CSM Conference at San Diego, CA
  • (2009) APTA Advanced Clinical Instructor Course
  • (2009) Education Resources: Geriatric Orthopedics: Treating the spine, pelvis, and hip
  • (2009) APTA National Conference at Baltimore, MD
  • (2009) Evidence Based Examination and Management of Cervical Pain
  • (2008) APTA National Conference at San Antonio, TX
  • (2008) APTA Clinical Instructor Course
  • (2007) Women’s Health APTA section: Physical Therapy Management of the Pregnant Client with Musculoskeletal Dysfunction course
  • (2006) McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy course, Part B
  • (2005) McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy course, Part A
  • (2003) APTA Student Conclave at Milwaukee, WI

 

PRESENTATIONS(top)

  1. 2015 APTA Combined Sections Meeting
    Indianapolis, IN
    Poster Presentation (accepted)
    Velasco T, Manal, TJ. “The Role of Proximal Mobility and Control on Distal Function in a Female Rower: A Case Study”
  2. 2014 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting
    Washingtong, DC
    Presentation Symposium
    Allen V, Coyle P, Velasco T, Sions JM, Hicks GE. “Contributions of Cardiovascular Risk Factors to Physical Performance in Older Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain”
  3. 2014 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting
    Washingtong, DC
    Presentation Symposium
    Hicks GE, Sions JM, Velasco T. “Psyhcosocial Contributions to Differences in Performance-Based vs. Self-Reported Function Among Older Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain”
  4. 2014 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting
    Washingtong, DC
    Presentation Symposium
    Coyle P, Allen V, Velasco T, Sions JM, Hicks GE. “Improved Trunk Mobility is Linked to Better Physical Function in Older Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain”
  5. 2014 APTA Combined Sections Meeting
    Las Vegas, NV
    Platform Presentation
    Velasco T, Sions JM, Schmitt, LA. “Ultrasound Imaging Guides Physician Injection and Return to Sport Progression after a Hamstring Injury: A Case”
  6. 2014 APTA Combined Sections Meeting
    Las Vegas, NV
    Platform Presentation
    Sions, JM, Velasco T, Hicks, GE. “Comparison of Bilateral vs. Unilateral Chronic Low Back Pain in Older Adults: Differences in Muscle Size, Impairments, and Physical Functioning”
  7. 2014 APTA Combined Sections Meeting
    Las Vegas, NV
    Platform Presentation
    Coyle P, Allen V, Velasco T, Sions JM, Hicks, GE. “Trunk Mobility and Performance in Older Adults with and without Chronic Low Back Pain”
  8. 2013 APTA Combined Sections Meeting
    San Diego, CA
    Platform Presentation Velasco T, Sions JM, Hicks GE. Inter-Examiner Reliability for Ultrasound Imaging of the Anterior and Lateral Abdominal Walls in Older versus Younger Adults
  9. 2012 APTA Combined Sections Meeting
    Chicago, IL
    Poster Presentation
    Velasco T, Sions JM, Hicks GE. Hip Manual Therapy for Older Adults with a Primary Complaint of Chronic Low Back Pain and Co-Existing Hip Impairments: A Case Series
  10. 2011 APTA Combined Sections Meeting
    New Orleans, LA
    Orthopedics Section Programming
    Manal T, Hicks GE, Sions JM, Velasco T. “Challenging Ageism in Outpatient Physical Therapy Orthopedics: Applying Evidence to the Evaluation and Treatment of Older Adults with Low Back Pain”
  11. 2011 Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society
    Long Beach, CA
    Poster Presentation
    Sions JM, Velasco T, Hicks GE. "Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging of the posterior trunk muscles in older adults with and without chronic low back pain: an investigation of measurement and procedural reliability"
  12. 2011 Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society
    Long Beach, CA
    Poster Presentation
    Hicks GE, Sions JM, Velasco T. "Spatiotemporal parameters of gait in older adults with and without chronic low back pain".Transactions Vol. 36
  13. 2011 World Congress on Osteoarthritis
    San Diego, CA
    Poster Presentation
    Hicks GE, Sions JM, Velasco T. "The Relationship between Hip Impairments and Chronic Low Back Pain in Older Adults: A Preliminary Study" Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Vol. 19 Supplement 1, Page S214
  14. 2010 Exercise and Physical Activity in Aging Conference
    Indianapolis, IN
    Poster Presentation
    Velasco T, Sions JM, Hicks GE. “Neuromuscular electrical stimulation as an adjunct to a trunk muscle training program for an older adult with low back pain”
  15. 2010 American Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference
    Boston, MA           
    Poster Presentation
    Velasco T, Sions JM, Manal T. “Reproduction and Treatment of Quadratus Lumborum Trigger Points in a Collegiate Pitcher Using Motor Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation”
  16. 2010 American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting
    San Diego, CA
    Geriatric Section Bone Health - Programming
    Manal T, Hicks GE, Sions JM,Velasco T. “Treating Low Back Pain in Older Adults – Special Understanding of the Epidemiology, Bone Related Changes, and Function Can Lead to an Improved Lifestyle”
  17. 2008 American Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference
    San Antonio, TX
    Platform Presentation
    Velasco T, Goodstadt N, Manal T. “Treatment of Scapulohumeral Rhythm Dysfunction Prior to Glenohumeral Stabilization Surgery: Added Benefits Using Functional Electrical Stimulation”
  18. 2008 University of Delaware
    Grand Case Rounds – Lecturer
    Musculoskeletal Evaluation and Treatment PHYT 608
    Lecture: Temporomandibular Joint Section

 

Publications(top)

  1. Sions JM, Velasco T, Teyhen DS, Hicks GE. "Reliability of Ultrasound Imaging for the Assessment of Lumbar Multifidi Thickness in Older Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain." J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2014.
  2. Sions JM, Velasco T, Teyhen DS, Hicks GE. “Ultrasound Imaging: Intra- and Inter-Examiner Reliability for Multifidus Muscle Thickness Assessment in Adults Aged 60-85 Years versus Younger Adults.” JOSPT. 2014.

 

SERVICE(top)

  • 2014
    • TEDtalk STAR campus
  • 2013
    • Newark Community Day
    • Newark Day
    • Shamrock 5K, Newark DE
  • 2012
    • Newark Community Day
  • 2011
    • Education Presentation on Ultrasound to  middle school students
    • Benefits Wellness Employee Fair
    • Newark Community Day
  • 2010
    • Clarence Fraim Senior Center
    • Blue and Gold Game Day
    • Benefits and Wellness Employee Fair
    • University of Delaware Alumni Weekend
    • Newark Night
  • 2009
    • Absolom Senior Community Center
    • Sellars Senior Community Center
    • Cokesbury Senior Community Center
    • Newark Community Day
    • Newark Night
    • Wilmington Exposition
    • Valero Exposition
    • University of Delaware Employee Health Fair
  • 2008
    • Port of Wilmington Fair
    • Newark Community Day

 

 
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