Bryan Spinelli, PT, PhD

Assistant Professor

Bryan Spinelli, PT, PhD

Contact

901 Walnut Street
Room 520
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Email Bryan Spinelli

215-503-5011
215-503-3499 fax

Bryan Spinelli, PT, PhD

Assistant Professor

Board Certification

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
Lymphology Association of North America Certified Lymphedema Therapist

Education

PhD, Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University
MS, Physical Therapy, Northeastern University
BS, Physical Therapy, Northeastern University

Recent Publications

Research Interests

  • Diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema
  • Exercise and rehabilitation programs for persons diagnosed with cancer
  • Shoulder pain and dysfunction in persons after breast cancer, head and neck cancer, and thyroid cancer treatment

Select Publications

  1. Spinelli BA. Shoulder Pain and Dysfunction after Head and Neck Cancer and Thyroid Cancer Treatment. Rehabilitation Oncology, 35(4):197-198, 2017.
  2. Spinelli BA, Silfies SP, Jacobs L, Brooks A, Ebaugh DD. Scapulothoracic and Glenohumeral Motion during Functional Reaching Tasks in Women with History of Breast Cancer and Healthy Age-Matched Controls. Rehabilitation Oncology, 34 (4), 127-136, 2016.
  3. Galantino ML, Eden M, Spinelli BA, Flores AM. EDGE Task Force on Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes: A Systematic Review of Outcome Measures for Temporomandibular-related Dysfunction. Rehabilitation Oncology, 33 (2), 6-14, 2015.
  4. Flores AM, Spinelli BA, Eden M, Galantino ML. EDGE Task Force on Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes: A Systematic Review of Outcome Measures for Quantifying External Lymphedema. Rehabilitation Oncology, 33 (2), 15-23, 2015.
  5. Spinelli BA, Wattananon P, Silfies S, Talaty M, Ebaugh D.  Using Kinematics and a Dynamical Systems Approach to Enhance Understanding of Clinically Observed Aberrant Movement Patterns. Manual Therapy, 20, 221-226, 2015.
  6. Spinelli BA, Galantino ML, Eden M, Flores AM. Recommendations for patient-reported outcome measures for head and neck cancer-related neck dysfunction: a systematic review. Rehabilitation Oncology, 32 (3), 20-31, 2014.
  7. Eden M, Flores AM, Galantino ML, Spinelli BA. A systematic review of patient-reported outcome measures for shoulder impairment in the patient with cancer of the head and neck: Recommendations of the Oncology Section Task Force on Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes. Rehabilitation Oncology, 32 (3), 6-19, 2014.
  8. Ebaugh DD, Spinelli BA, Schmitz KH. Shoulder impairments and their association with symptomatic rotator cuff disease in breast cancer survivors. Medical Hypothesis, 77, 481-487, 2011.
  9. Ebaugh DD, Spinelli BA.  Scapulothoracic motion and muscle activity during the raising and lowering phases of an overhead reaching task. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 20, 199-205, 2010.

Select Presentations

  1. Spinelli BA. Head and Neck Cancer.  American Physical Therapy Association Oncology Section Regional Course, January 2018.
  2. Spinelli BA. Shoulder Pain and Dysfunction in the Older Adult. Lifespan Rehabilitation Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, March 2016.
  3. Spinelli BA. Edema Management.  Philadelphia Meeting, Surgery and Rehabilitation of the Hand: With Emphasis on Trauma, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 2015.
  4. McClure P, Tate A, Spinelli BA. Select Shoulder Conditions.  Philadelphia Meeting, Surgery and Rehabilitation of the Hand: With Emphasis on Trauma, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 2015.
  5. Kepics J, Spinelli BA. Case Studies: Gynecological, Torso, Genital. The 11th NLN International Conference, Washington DC, September 2014.
  6. Rundquist P, Spinelli BA. Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema and Shoulder Kinematics: Analysis of the Upper Quadrant. The 11th NLN International Conference, Washington DC, September 2014.

Select Professional & Community Service

American Physical Therapy Association
Oncology Section
Research Committee (2016 - present)
Member at Large (2016 - 2018)

Clinical Practice

Jefferson Rehabilitation (Outpatient Rehabilitation Services)
25 South Ninth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Awards & Honors

2016 Outstanding Promise Award for Physical and Life Science at Drexel University