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Brian George Leggin, PT, DPT, OCS

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
Lead Physical Therapist, Penn Therapy and Fitness at Valley Forge
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Penn Therapy and Fitness at Valley Forge
1201 W. Swedesford Rd., 3rd Floor
Berwyn, PA 19312
Office: 610-644-4645
Fax: 610-647-1854
Education:
BS (Physical Therapy)
Ithaca College, 1991.
MS (Biomedical Science)
Drexel University, 1997.
DPT (Physical Therapy)
Temple University, 2006.
Certifications
American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists, Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, 1999.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Shoulder Disorders
Rotator Cuff Tears
Rotator Cuff Repair
Shoulder Instability
Shoulder Arthroplasty Rehab
Frozen Shoulder
Sports Injury Rehab
Knee Disorders

Description of Research Expertise

Outcome measurement
Rotator Cuff rehabilitation

Selected Publications

Thigpen CA, Shaffer MA, Gaunt BW, Leggin BG, Williams GR, Wilcox III RB : The American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists’ consensus statement on rehabilitation following arthroscopic rotator cuff repair J. Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 25(4): 521-535, April 2016.

Pontillo M and Leggin BG: Maximizing Return to Activity Post Cuff and Instability Surgery. Elite Techniques in Shoulder Arthroscopy: New Frontiers in Shoulder Preservation. John D. Kelly, IV, MD (eds.). Springer, 2016.

Leggin B, Dekerlegand J, LaBelle RJ: DESCRIPTION OF CLINICAL OUTCOMES AND UTILIZATION OF PHYSICAL THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH SHOULDER DISORDERS. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy 45(1): A28-29, January 2015.

Clark L, Buck T, Gizzi A, Jablonski J, Murray B, Niro-Zazworskey M, Kelley MJ, Leggin B: LONG-TERM OUTCOME FOLLOWING NONOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT OF ROTATOR CUFF TEARS. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy 44(1): A107, January 2014.

Leggin B, Kelley MJ, Buck T, Clark L, Gizzi A, Murray B, Niro-Zazworskey M, Jablonski J: A Comparison of Range of Motion, Strength, and Function in Patients with Rotator Cuff Tears and a Healthy Population. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy 44(1): A99-100, January 2014.

Leggin B, Kelley MJ, Buck T, Clark L, Gizzi A, Jablonski J, Murray B, Niro-Zazworskey M: OUTCOME FOLLOWING NONOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT OF ROTATOR CUFF TEARS. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy 44(1): A29, January 2014.

Leggin BG: Shoulder Rehabilitation. Primary Care Orthopedics, 2nd Edition. Lotke PA, Abboud JA, Ende J (eds.). Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, 2013.

Leggin BG; Sheridan S; Eckenrode BJ: Rehabilitation after surgical management of the thrower's shoulder. Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy Review 20(1): 49-55, Mar 2012.

Leggin BG: Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. A Systematic Approach to Shoulder Rehabilitation. Gaunt BW, McCluskey GM (eds.). HPRC, 2012.

Michener LA; Snyder AR; Leggin BG: Responsiveness of the numeric pain rating scale in patients with shoulder pain and the effect of surgical status. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. 20(1): 115-28, Feb 2011.

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