PT faculty awarded a 2022 Illinois Physical Therapy Foundation research grant

The 2022 Illinois Physical Therapy Foundation (IPTF) Research Grant for a future survey study titled “Physical Therapist Assessment of Yellow Flags in Clinical Practice: A National Survey.” This will examine practice patterns of U.S. physical therapists in assessing yellow flags, which are defined as “psychological, social and environmental risk factors for prolonged disability and/or failure to return to work as a consequence of musculoskeletal symptoms.”

PT faculty involved are: Adam Wielechowski, Deborah Davey, Richard Severin and Matthew Gauthier. Two non-UIC faculty: Justin Payette and Trevor Lentz.