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Tim L. Shurtleff, OTD, OTR/L

Instructor, Occupational Therapy & Neurosurgery

Specialty Areas

Occupational Therapy

Board Certifications

NBCOT

Areas of Clinical Interest

Hippotherapy; motor and neurobehavioral disabilities. Older Adults: home modifications to enable safe, independent living.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Occupational Therapy Clinics

4444 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: 314-286-1600
Fax: 314-286-1601

Education

Education

BA, Psychology and German Language: Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 1974
MA, Organizational Behavior: Brigham Young University Graduate School of Management, Provo, UT 1976
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD): Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2006

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Effect of hippotherapy on motor control, adaptive behaviors, and participation in children with autism spectrum disorder: a pilot study.
Ajzenman HF, Standeven JW, Shurtleff TL
Am J Occup Ther. 2013 Nov-Dec; 67(6)653-63. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2013.008383.

PMID:
    24195899
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cervical spine motion during extrication.
Engsberg JR, Standeven JW, Shurtleff TL, Eggars JL, Shafer JS, Naunheim RS
J Emerg Med. 2013 Jan; 44(1)122-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2012.02.082.

PMID:
    23079144
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Changes in trunk and head stability in children with cerebral palsy after hippotherapy: a pilot study.
Shurtleff TL, Engsberg JR
Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2010 May; 30(2)150-63. doi: 10.3109/01942630903517223.

PMID:
    20367519
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Changes in dynamic trunk/head stability and functional reach after hippotherapy.
Shurtleff TL, Standeven JW, Engsberg JR
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Jul; 90(7)1185-95. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2009.01.026.

PMID:
    19577032
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Spinal cord and brain injury protection: testing concept for a protective device.
Engsberg JR, Standeven JW, Shurtleff TL, Tricamo JM, Landau WM
Spinal Cord. 2009 Aug; 47(8)634-9. doi: 10.1038/sc.2009.1.

PMID:
    19223862
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Efficacy of hippotherapy as a treatment for cerebral palsy, autism, older adults, veterans (PTSD and mTBI)