Michael T. Cibulka

September 27, 2012


BS in Physical Therapy, University of Missouri
MHS, Washington University
DPT, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Courses Taught

Orthopedic Conditions I – II; Clinical Epidemiology; Introduction to Diagnostic Imaging; Systems and Disease II

Research Interests

Low back pain, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, hip pain, osteoarthritis

Selected Publications

Cibulka MT, Strube MJ, Damon Meier, Michelle Selsor, Christopher Wheatley, Nathan Wilson, James J. Irrgang. Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Hip Rotation and Its Relationship to Hip Rotator Muscle Strength. Clinical Biomech. (Bristol, Avon). 2010 Jan; 25(1):56-62.

Cibulka MT, White DM, Woehrle J, Harris-Hayes M, Enseki K, Fagerson TL, Sover J, Godges JJ. Hip Pain and mobility deficit—hip osteoarthritis: clinical practice guidelines linked to the international classification of functioning, disability, and health from the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. J. Ortho Sports Phys Ther. 2009 April; 39(4):A1-25.

Cibulka MT. Sternocleidomastoid muscle imbalance in a patient with recurrent headache. Man Ther. 2006 Feb; 11(1): 78-82

Cibulka MT, Watkins-Threlkeld J. Patellofemoral Pain and Asymmetrical Hip Rotation, a Case Report. Phys Ther. 2005; 85:1201-1207.

Cibulka MT, Threlkeld J. The Early Clinical Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis of the Hip, Resident’s Case Problem. J Ortho Sports Phys Ther. 2004; 34:461-467.

Cibulka MT. Determination and significance of femoral neck anteversion. Phys Ther. 2004 Jun; 84(6): 550-8.

Cibulka MT. Understanding sacroiliac joint movement as a guide to the management of a patient with unilateral low back pain. Man Ther. 2002 Nov; 7(4): 215-21.

When I’m Not Teaching

I enjoy working out, running, getting the heart rate over 130! Music (rock and roll especially 70’s classics and everything else that is good), also like high end stereo equipment (read about and listen to). I enjoy eating and cooking food (Italian and Continental) as well as wine (California, French, and German 75 and 76 especially Gold Capsule Auslese, BA, and TBA’s look them up and if you get lucky try one). I also enjoy reading Greek and Roman history as well as biographies especially of great people (Abraham Lincoln).Last I really enjoy reading new research about hip OA, low back pain, etc.