Terri Chmielewski, PT, Phd, SCS, Physical Therapist at TRIA Orthopaedic Center

Terri Chmielewski, PT, PhD, SCS

Physical Therapist/Research Scientist

Bloomington

I enjoy helping people improve their functional level and figuring out how to do that for each person. I am fortunate to participate in rehabilitation research and then use the information in clinical practice.

Interests

Knee Injury Rehabilitation

Movement Analysis

Neuromuscular Aspects of Rehabilitation

Psychosocial Aspects of Rehabilitation

Blood Flow Restriction

Background



Fellowship

  • Sports Physical Therapy, HealthSouth Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation, Birmingham, AL

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN
  • Masters in Physical Therapy, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN
  • PhD in Biomechanics & Movement Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Certification

  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist, Sports Physical Therapy

Position

  • Member, Board of Directors, Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy
  • Member, Knee Outcomes Workgroup, Orthopaedic Section APTA
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Florida

Membership

  • American Physical Therapy Association, including the Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy Sections

Honors & Awards

  • NCAA Research Award, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine conference (senior author) (2013)
  • Kenneth L. Knight Award for Outstanding Research Manuscript, Journal of Athletic Training (co-author) (2012)
  • Excellence in Research Award, Sports Section, American Physical Therapy Association (senior author) (2011)
  • Excellence in Education, Sports Section, American Physical Therapy Association (2010)
  • Young Investigator, AOSSM/NIH Post-joint Injury Osteoarthritis II Conference (2010)
  • James A. Gould Excellence in Teaching Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, Orthopaedic Section, American Physical Therapy Association (2008)
  • Excellence in Research Award, Sports Section, American Physical Therapy Association (senior author) (2008)
  • Alumni of the Month, College of St. Scholastica (2004)
  • Young Investigator, US Bone and Joint Decade Young Investigators Initiative (2003)
  • Promotion of Doctoral Studies, PODS II scholarship, American Physical Therapy Association (2001)

Personal Interests

  • I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, cooking, doing crafts, being active, and exploring new places.

Publications