Mia L. Erickson, PT, Ed.D., CHT

Assistant Director
Glendale, AZ

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Title
Assistant Director

Campus
Glendale, AZ

College
College of Health Sciences - AZ

Department
Physical Therapy

Program
Physical Therapy

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Office

623-572-3926

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merick@midwestern.edu

Education

West Virginia University | 2002 | Ed.D.
University of Indianapolis | 1996 | M.S.
Secondary Education and Athletic Training | 1994 | B.S.

Publications

Erickson M, Lawrence M, Lucado A. The role of diagnostic ultrasound in the examination of carpal tunnel syndrome: an update and systematic review. J Hand Ther. In Press.

Erickson M, Waggy C, Barch E. Current Concepts in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. The Wrist and Hand: Physical Therapy Patient Management Utilizing Current Evidence, 5th edition. Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. In Press.

Erickson M, Utzman R, McKnight R. Physical Therapy Documentation: From Examination to Outcome. 3rd. Edition. SLACK Publications. Slack Inc. Thorofare, NJ. 2020.

Erickson M, Smith HF, Waggy C, Pratt N. Anatomy and kinesiology of the hand. In: Skirven T, Osterman L, Fedorczyk, J, Amadio P. In: Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, 7th ed. Elsevier. Philadelphia, PA. 2020.

Lawrence M, Erickson M. Therapists’ management of nerve compression at the wrist. In: Skirven T, Osterman L, Fedorczyk, J, Amadio P. In: Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, 7th ed. Elsevier. Philadelphia, PA. 2020.

Erickson M, Lawrence M, Stegink-Jansen CW, Coker D, Amadio P, Clearly CK. Hand pain and sensory deficits: carpal tunnel syndrome clinical practice guideline. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2019:49;5:CPG1-CPG85.

Erickson M, Birkmeier M, Booth M, Hack L, Hartman J, Ingram D, Jackson-Coty J, LaFay V, Wheeler E, Soper SE for the Academic Council for Academic Physical Therapists. Common terminology for physical therapist clinical education. Phys Ther. 2018;89(9):754-762.

Erickson M, McKnight R. Documentation Basics: A Guide for the PTA. 3rd ed. SLACK Publications. Slack Inc. Thorofare, NJ. 2018.

Erickson M, Faeth J, Gaston B, Wood J, Yoder E, Caldwell C, Armstrong C. Hand therapy content in physical therapy education: a consensus study on curricular recommendations for entry-level programs [abstract]. J Hand Ther. 2017:18(3).

Utzman RR, Erickson M, Mandich MB. Health disparities in Appalachia: a call to action for the physical therapy profession. Physical Therapy Journal of Policy, Administration, and Leadership. May 2017.

Erickson M, Faeth J, Gaston B, Wood J, Yoder E, Caldwell C, Armstrong C. Hand therapy content in physical therapy education: a consensus study on curricular recommendations for entry-level programs. J Phys Ther Ed. Spring 2017 (Issue 2).

Mandich MB, Erickson M, Nardella E, Development of a global clinical education experience through collaborative partnership. Phys Ther. 2017;97(1). doi: 10.2522/ptj.20160130.

Erickson M, Waggy C, Barch E. Current Concepts in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. The Wrist and Hand: Physical Therapy Patient Management Utilizing Current Evidence, 4th edition. Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. Published August 2016.

Organizations

REACH Newsletter Editor for the International Federation for Societies of Hand Therapists 

Academy of Hand and Upper Extremity Physical Therapy Board of Directors

Vice-President Academy of Hand and Upper Extremity Physical Therapy (2011 to 2021)

Section Program Chairperson Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association (2011 to 2021)

Grants

MWU College of Health Science Research Facilitation Grant Awarded November 2020 to study: "The Relationship between Anthropometric Characteristis and Cross-Sectional Area of the Median Nerve." 

Awards

Outstanding Service Award from the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy 2020