Dr. Wade Christine Wade, PT, EdD

Contact Dr. Wade

130 South Ninth Street
Edison, Suite 830
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-6016
(215) 503-3499 fax

Education
B.S., Allied Helath Professions, The Ohio State University
M.A., Exercise Physiology, The Ohio State University
M.S. Neurophysiology. The Ohio State University
Ed.D. Applied Exercise Physiology, Teacher's College, Columbia University
B.S.N. Nursing, University of Wyoming

University Appointment:
Associate Professor

Research and Clinical Interests
Muscular Dystrophy
Overuse injury to skeletal muscle

Professional and Community Service
"Hands of Hope" Weekly Pro Bono clinic at a local shelter for homeless men, Medical Reserve Corps, City of Philadelphia
American Cancer Society, Making Strides for Breast Cancer

Courses Taught
PT 511, Pathophysiology I
PT 512, Pathophysiology II
PT 646, Pathophysiology III
PT 651, Applied Exercise Physiology

Publications

Most recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Increased CCN2, substance P and tissue fibrosis are associated with sensorimotor declines in a rat model of repetitive overuse injury
  2. Bone loss from high repetitive high force loading is prevented by ibuprofen treatment
  3. Increased Serum and Musculotendinous Fibrogenic Proteins following Persistent Low-Grade Inflammation in a Rat Model of Long-Term Upper Extremity Overuse
  4. Increased serum TNF-alpha and matrix metalloproteinase-2 are associated with grip strength declines and tissue degeneration in a rat model of overuse
  5. Aging Contributes to Inflammation in Upper Extremity Tendons and Declines in Forelimb Agility in a Rat Model of Upper Extremity Overuse
  6. Aging enhances serum cytokine response but not task-induced grip strength declines in a rat model of work-related musculoskeletal disorders
  7. Performance of a repetitive task by aged rats leads to median neuropathy and spinal cord inflammation with associated sensorimotor declines
  8. Practice parameter: Corticosteroid treatment of Duchenne dystrophy - Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Practice Committee of the Child Neurology Society
  9. Practice Parameter: Corticosteroid treatment of Duchenne dystrophy - Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Practice Committee of the Child Neurology Society
  10. Movement characteristics of persons with Prader-Willi Syndrome rising from supine
  11. Präder-Willi syndrome fails to alter cardiac autonomic modulation
  12. Reducing iliotibial band contractures in patients with muscular dystrophy using custom dry floatation cushions
  13. Myoelectric evoked potentials versus locomotor recovery in chronic spinal cord injured rats
  14. Upper extremity functional assessment scales in children with duchenne muscular dystrophy: A comparison
  15. Reliability of testing measures in Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy
  16. Mechanism of action of galanin on myenteric neurons