Michael Bridges, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor
503-352-7257
Creighton Hall 352
Areas I Teach 

Teaching Responsibilities

DPT 510 Clinical Biomechanics I

DPT 511 Clinical Biomechanics II

Areas of Interest

Clinical Application of kinetics, kinematics, and general physics to the human body, mechanical or electrical modalities, and other devises used to help improve function, performance, and general life.

Education

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Pacific University

Publications

Bridges MK, Hilliard JE, Chui KK. The effects of light therapy on osteoarthritis and its sequelae in aging and older adults: A systematic narrative review. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 2020; 36(1), 11-37.

Kogler, G.F., Bridges, M., Hilliard, J., Chui, K.K. Materials and technology. In K. Chui, M. Jorge, S.C. Yen, M. Lusardi (Eds), Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation. 4th ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier; 2020: 144-163.

Bridges MK, Hilliard JE, Chui KK. The management of conditions associated with aging and older adults using therapeutic electromagnetic energy: A narrative systematic review. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 2018; 34(4), 283-304.  

Presentations

Bridges, M. Foot clinical biomechanics review and use of the Foot Posture Index
(Presentation, OPTA - Annual Conference, Portland, OR, 2019) 

Bridges M., Hilliard J., Chui, K. The management of conditions associated with aging and older adults using therapeutic electromagnetic energy: a narrative systematic review. (Poster, OPTA - Annual Conference, Portland, OR, 2019) 

Bridges M, Pakula A. The Efficacy of Surgical and Conservative Interventions for the Treatment of Hallux Valgus. Pacific University School of Physical Therapy. Paper 52. 2008
Video Interviewee for Portland State University Undergraduate Physics Course “Bringing Physics To Life”

Service

¡Salud! Healthcare services partnering with Tuality Healthcare Foundation

Grants/Awards

2016 Young Alumni Achievement Award, Pacific University

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Welcome Michael Bridges, PT, DPT, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy.