Professional Bio

Education
  • Ph.D., Clinical Science, University of Colorado-Denver, 2012
  • M.P.T., University of North Carolina, 2005
  • B.A., Molecular Biology, University of Colorado, 1998

Courses Taught

Fall semester
DPT701 Anatomy (Palpation Lab)
DPT776 Critical Inquiry
DPT712 Diagnostic Imaging
DPT734 Musculoskeletal Management II
DPT772 Professional Issues III
DPT781 Manual Therapy Elective

Spring semester
DPT791   Evidence Based Practice II
DPT745T Lower Extremity Management (Fellowship)
DPT785T Virtual Rounds (Fellowship)

Summer semester
DPT733 Musculoskeletal Management I
DPT731 Differential Diagnosis

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Expertise & Certifications

Clinical Certifications
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT)
  • Certified Clinical Instructor

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) - orthopedic, geriatric, and research sections, Section on Research Nominating Committee 2013-2015, Orthopaedics Section Research Committee 2014-2017
  • Colorado Chapter of APTA, Mentoring Committee Chair 2012 to present
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists, Program Directors Special Interest Group 2014-present

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Rehabilitation following Total Knee Arthroplasty
Improving Function with Weight-bearing Biofeedback

Recent Publications

Dayton, M. R., Bade, M. J., Muratore, T., Shulman, B. C., Kohrt, W. M., & Stevens-Lapsley, J. E. (2013). Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty: surgical implications for recovery. The Journal of Knee Surgery, 26(3), 195–201. doi:10.1055/s-0032-1327449

Christiansen CL, Bade MJ, Weitzenkamp DA, Stevens-Lapsley JE.  Factors predicting weight-bearing asymmetry 1 month after unilateral total knee arthroplasty: a cross-sectional study.  Gait Posture. 2013; 37(3): 363-367.

Stevens-Lapsley JE, Bade MJ, Shulman BC, Kohrt WM, Dayton MR.  Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty improves early knee strength but not functional performance:  a randomized controlled trial.  J Arthroplasty.  2012; 27(10):1812-1819.

Bade MJ, Wolfe P, Zeni JA, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Snyder-Mackler L.  Predicting poor physical performance after total knee arthroplasty.  J Orthop Res.  2012; 30(11):1805-1810.

Bade MJ, Stevens-Lapsley JE.  Restoration of physical function in patients following total knee arthroplasty - an update on rehabilitation practices.  Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2012; 24(2):208-214.

Bade MJ, Stevens-Lapsley JE.  Early high-intensity rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty improves outcomes.  J Orthop Sports Phys Ther.  2011; 41(12): 932-941.

Christiansen CL, Bade MJ, Judd D, Stevens-Lapsley JE.  Weight-bearing asymmetry during sit to stand transitions related to impairment and functional mobility after total knee arthroplasty.  Arch Phys Med Rehabil.  2011; 92(10):1624-9.

Bade MJ, Kohrt WM, Stevens-Lapsley JE.  Outcomes before and after total knee arthroplasty compared to healthy adults.  J Orthop Sports Phys Ther.  2010; 40(9):559-567.

Rapport MJ, Rodriguez J, Bade MJ.  Use of a community volunteer program to develop value for patient centered care in physical therapy education.  J. Phys. Ther. Educ. 2010; 24(2):53-59.

Recent Presentations

Robertson, E, Bade, M, Little, C Moving Artificial Pillars. Presented at The American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio. Platform.  October 2013.

Eckhoff D, Bade MJ, Strussel TS, Stevens-Lapsley JE. The impact of hip abduction strength to functional performance in individuals with knee osteoarthritis.  Abstract accepted to the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons Annual Meeting May, 2014.

Bade MJ, Strussel TS, Eckhoff D, Stevens-Lapsley JE.  The contribution of hip abduction strength to functional performance in persons with knee osteoarthritis.  Presented at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting Feb, 2014.

Christiansen CL, Bade MJ, Dayton M, Hogan C, Stevens-Lapsley JE.  Effects of weight-bearing biofeedback training on gait mechanics following total knee arthroplasty.  Presented at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting Feb, 2014.

Bade M, Chong N, Hammond D, Jensen J, Naputi D, Talbot I, Wright L, McPoil T.  Establishing normative values, reliability, and responsiveness for two measures of weight-bearing dorsiflexion in healthy adults.  Presented at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting Feb, 2014.

McPoil TG, Haager M, Hilt J, Klapheke J, Martinez R, VanSteenwyk C, Weber N, Cornwall MW, Bade M.  Can static foot posture measurements predict midfoot plantar surface area?  Presented at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting Feb, 2014.

Christiansen CL, Bade MJ, Stuart P, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Davidson B.  Weight-bearing biofeedback improves symmetry during bilateral stance after total knee arthroplasty.  Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting May, 2013.

Bade MJ, Winters JD, Stevens-Lapsley JE.  Recovery of eccentric knee extensor strength after total knee arthroplasty.  Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting May, 2013.

Bade MJ, Kittelson A, Kohrt WM, Kittelson JM, Stevens-Lapsley JE.  Relationship between preoperative, acute and long-term outcomes after total knee arthroplasty.  Presented at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting Jan, 2013.

Bade MJ, Reynolds M, Davidson BS, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Christiansen CL. Weight-bearing biofeedback training following total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial. Abstract accepted for the APTA Combined Sections Meeting Jan, 2013.

Bade MJ, Reynolds M, Davidson BS, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Christiansen CL. (Sept. 2012) Weight-bearing biofeedback training following total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial. Abstract accepted for the 15th Annual Rehabilitation Education Forum at the University of Colorado Hospital.

Dayton MR, Bade MJ, Shulman BC, Kohrt WM, Stevens-Lapsley JE. (Feb, 2012) Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty: impact on knee strength and functional performance. Presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.

Christiansen CL, Bade MJ, Luce M, Stevens-Lapsley JE. (Feb, 2012) Factors predicting weight-bearing asymmetry 1 month after unilateral total knee arthroplasty. Presented at at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting.

Bade MJ, Dayton MR, Shulman BC, Kohrt WM, Stevens-Lapsley JE. (Feb. 2012) Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty improves early knee strength but not functional performance: a randomized controlled trial. Presented at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting.

Dayton MR, Bade MJ, Shulman BC, Kohrt WM, Stevens-Lapsley JE. (Nov. 2011) Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty: impact on knee strength and functional performance. Presented at American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting.

Muratore T, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Bade MJ, Armour J, Dayton M. (July 2011) Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty: does technique affect implant positioning? Presented at the Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting.

Bade MJ, Christiansen CL, Stevens-Lapsley JE. (Feb. 2011) The relationship between weight bearing asymmetry, quadriceps strength, and stair climbing time after total knee arthroplasty. Presented at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting.

Bade MJ, Struessel T, Stevens-Lapsley JE. (Nov. 2010) Early progressive rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty improves outcomes. Presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting.

Christiansen CL, Bade MJ, Stevens-Lapsley JE. (Sept. 2010) Rehabilitation implications related to weight-bearing asymmetry after total knee arthroplasty. Presented at the 13th Annual Rehabilitation Education Forum at the University of Colorado Hospital.

Bade MJ, Wolfe P, Zeni JA, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Snyder-Mackler L. (Feb. 2010) Determination of optimal timing for total knee arthroplasty using preoperative clinical measures. Presented at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting.

Bade MJ, Struessel TA, Kohrt WM, Stevens-Lapsley JE. (Feb. 2010) Quadriceps strength and stair climbing time after total knee arthroplasty. Presented at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting.

Bade MJ. (Jan. 2010) Lower Extremity Osteoarthritis and Replacement. 3.5 day presentation in Masaya, Nicaragua.

Bade MJ, Stevens-Lapsley JE. (Aug. 2009) Total knee arthroplasty outcomes compared to age-matched healthy adults pre-operatively and 6 months post-operatively. Presented at the APTA Section on Research meeting.

Bade MJ, Balter JE, Kramer LR, Kohrt WM, Stevens-Lapsley JE. (May 2009) Relationship between limb unloading and quadriceps strength loss after total knee arthroplasty. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting.

Awards & Recognition

Awards

  • Adopt-A-Doc Award, APTA Section on Geriatrics, 2010-2011
  • Foundation for Physical Therapy Promotion of Doctoral Studies Scholarship II, University of Colorado Denver, 2011
  • Foundation for Physical Therapy Promotion of Doctoral Studies Scholarship I, University of Colorado Denver, 2010

Grants

  • Stevens-Lapsley, JE. (PI), Bade, M. Progressive Rehabilitation for Total Knee Arthroplasty, NIH R01-HD065900, $2,469,362, 8/15/11-5/31/16.
  • Christiansen, CL. (PI), Bade, M. Improving Function with Weight-bearing Biofeedback, Foundation for Physical Therapy Marquette Challenge Research Grant, $40,000, 01/01/11-06/30/13.
  • Schwartz, R. (PI), Bade, M. Improving Strength and Function after Total Knee Arthroplasty, NIH T32 AG00279, $43,200, 05/01/10-4/30/12.
  • Stevens-Lapsley, JE. (PI), Bade, M. Functional Outcomes Following Minimally Invasive Total Knee Arthroplasty, NIH R03-AR054538, $150,000, 5/01/08-2/28/12.