Professional Bio


  • DPT, Boston University, 2005
  • B.S., Quinnipiac University, 1999

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Media Corps Member, Chair: Orthopaedic Section Public Relations Committee
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT)
  • Colorado Physical Therapy Association, Chair, Public Relations Committee

Expertise & Certifications

Clinical Certification

Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS)
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Phyiscal Therapists (FAAOMPT)

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Low Back Pain
Relationship between the hip and spine in low back pain
Manual therapy interventions
Instructional Technology
Healthcare and Technology

Recent Publications

Boucher B, Roberson EK, Wainner RS, Sanders B. “ Flipping the Texas State University’s Physical Therapist Musculoskeletal Curriculum: Implementation of a Hybrid Model.” Journal of Physical Therapy Education, Fall, 2013. 

Robertson, Eric. “Functional Progression for the Spine.” In Therapeutic Exercise for Physical Therapist Assistants, Bandy W. 3rd ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.

Robertson, Eric K, and Amanda L Evans. “Lower Thoracic Spine Pain in a 33-year-old Female.” The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy 40, no. 8 (August 2010): 533. doi:10.2519/jospt.2010.0412.

Robertson, Eric K, and Chris Stanley. “Type 1 Chiari Malformation.” The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy 42, no. 5 (May 2012): 483. doi:10.2519/jospt.2012.0409.

Recent Presentations

Robertson EK, Bade M, Little C. “Moving Artificial Pillars: Manual Therapy After Total Joint Arthroplasty.” Annual Conference of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, Cincinnati, OH, 2013.

Robertson EK, Noteboom JT, Smith B. “The Evolution of Expertise as an Evidence-Informed Practitioner.” Annual Conference of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, Cincinnati, OH, 2013.

Robertson EK. Keynote Address: “What’s Next: Exploring Technology Trends in Physical Therapist Education.” Educational Leadership Conference, Portland, OR, Oct 2013.

Robertson EK. Hipsters Unite! Addressing the Hip for Patients with Low Back Pain. Annual Conference of the Texas Physical Therapy Association. San Antonio, TX, October 2012.

Robertson EK. Keynote Address: Technology in Physical Therapy Education. Annual Meeting of the Texas Consortium of Physical Therapy Educators. San Marcos, TX, March 3, 2012.

Robertson EK. Keynote Address: “The Architecture of a New Healthcare Civilization.” Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. Anaheim, CA, Oct. 28, 2011.

Robertson, EK, Ryan A. Musculoskeletal Imaging for the Physical Therapist. Nevada Physical Therapy Association, Las Vegas, NV, May 15-16, 2010.

Awards & Recognition

  • Hoffman L, Robertson EK. Qualitative research on the use of iPads for academic, instructional and clinical purposes. Teaching and Learning with Technology Micro-grant program (TLTM), RHCHP Educational Technology Committee Grant, Regis University, $1,500, 2013

  • Boucher BB, Robertson EK. Development of a web-based interactive patient case series. Texas State University-San Marcos: Grant for Instructional Technology (GIT), 2010-2011 (AY)