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Beth Crowner, PT, DPT, NCS, MPPA

Professor, Physical Therapy
Division Director, Clinical Practice in Physical Therapy
Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Physical Therapy
Spinal Cord Injury

Board Certifications

Clinical Specialist in Neurology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Neurology, spinal cord injury

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

MPPA: Public Policy Administration, University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri 1997
BS: Physical Therapy, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 1989
MS: Physical Therapy, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 1989
DPT: Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 2007

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

What is backward disequilibrium and how do i treat it? A complex patient case study.
Scheets PL, Sahrmann SA, Norton BJ, Stith JS, Crowner BE
J Neurol Phys Ther. 2015 Apr; 39(2)119-26. doi: 10.1097/NPT.0000000000000084.

PMID:
    25742374
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Relative mortality in U.S. Medicare beneficiaries with Parkinson disease and hip and pelvic fractures.
Harris-Hayes M, Willis AW, Klein SE, Czuppon S, Crowner B, Racette BA
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Feb 19; 96(4)e27. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.L.01317.

PMID:
    24553896
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcome measures for individuals with stroke: process and recommendations from the American Physical Therapy Association neurology section task force.
Sullivan JE, Crowner BE, Kluding PM, Nichols D, Rose DK, Yoshida R, Pinto Zipp G
Phys Ther. 2013 Oct; 93(10)1383-96. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20120492.

PMID:
    23704035
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Botulinum toxin effects on gasatrocnemius strength and plantar pressure in diabetics with peripheral neuropathy and forefoot ulceration.
Hastings MK, Mueller MJ, Sinacore DR, Strube MJ, Crowner BE, Johnson JE, Racette BR
Foot Ankle Int. 2012 May; 33(5)363-70. doi: 10.3113/FAI.2012.0363.

PMID:
    22735277
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Utility of the Mini-BESTest, BESTest, and BESTest sections for balance assessments in individuals with Parkinson disease.
Leddy AL, Crowner BE, Earhart GM
J Neurol Phys Ther. 2011 Jun; 35(2)90-7. doi: 10.1097/NPT.0b013e31821a620c.

PMID:
    21934364
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Functional gait assessment and balance evaluation system test: reliability, validity, sensitivity, and specificity for identifying individuals with Parkinson disease who fall.
Leddy AL, Crowner BE, Earhart GM
Phys Ther. 2011 Jan; 91(1)102-13. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20100113.

PMID:
    21071506
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Systemic weakness after therapeutic injections of botulinum toxin a: a case series and review of the literature.
Crowner BE, Torres-Russotto D, Carter AR, Racette BA
Clin Neuropharmacol. 2010 Sep-Oct; 33(5)243-7. doi: 10.1097/WNF.0b013e3181f5329e.

PMID:
    20852412
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prospective study examining remote effects of botulinum toxin a in children with cerebral palsy.
Crowner BE, Racette BA
Pediatr Neurol. 2008 Oct; 39(4)253-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2008.07.003.

PMID:
    18805363
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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High dose botulinum toxin A for the treatment of lower extremity hypertonicity in children with cerebral palsy.
Willis AW, Crowner B, Brunstrom JE, Kissel A, Racette BA
Dev Med Child Neurol. 2007 Nov; 49(11)818-22.

PMID:
    17979859
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Iatrogenic botulism due to therapeutic botulinum toxin a injection in a pediatric patient.
Crowner BE, Brunstrom JE, Racette BA
Clin Neuropharmacol. 2007 Sep-Oct; 30(5)310-3.

PMID:
    17909312
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cervical dystonia: disease profile and clinical management.
Crowner BE
Phys Ther. 2007 Nov; 87(11)1511-26.

PMID:
    17878433
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Re: The prize.
Cornbleet S, Burlis T, Crowner B, Caldwell C
Pediatr Phys Ther. 2003 Winter; 15(4)263.

PMID:
    17057463
    [PubMed]
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The use of botulinum toxin therapy for lower-extremity spasticity in children with cerebral palsy.
Criswell SR, Crowner BE, Racette BA
Neurosurg Focus. 2006 Aug 15; 21(2)e1.

PMID:
    16918222
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Spinal cord injury