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Tambra Marik

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  • Assistant Professor
College
  • College of Health Professions
Department
  • Health Professions
Academic Focus
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries of the Upper Extremity
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Biography

 

Academic Teaching

2019 Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Assistant Professor

 

2012 to 2018 Rocky Mountain University Provo, UT

Elective Track Director & Capstone Adviser/Hand Therapy Track

 

2016 & 2018 University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

Clinical Instructor

 

2017 University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

Adjunct Professor

Biomechanical Approaches in Occupational Therapy

 

Publications

Clinical relevance commentary in response to: Repositioning the scapula with taping following distal radius fracture: Kinematic analysis using 3-dimensioinal motion system. Journal of Hand Therapy, 2017;30(4):483-484.

 

Systematic Review of Musculoskeletal Injuries of the Shoulder American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2017; 71(1):7101180020p1- 7101180020p11.

 

American Occupational Therapy Association Systematic Review of Musculoskeletal Injuries of the Shoulder Preliminary Results (2015 American Occupational Therapy Assoc. Annual meeting podium paper)

 

 

A Systematic Review of Therapeutic Upper Extremity Taping. Journal of Hand Therapy, 2013, abstract.

 

 

Shoulder Fractures and Dislocations Chapter in Test Prep for CHT Exam Book, 2012.

 

Impingement and Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy in Test Prep for CHT Exam Book,

2012.

 

Elbow Fractures and Dislocations in Test Prep for CHT Exam Book, 2012.

 

A Preview of Daily Clinical Practice Patterns Linked with the Evidence. Journal of Hand Therapy, abstract 2011.

 

A Systematic Review of Conservative Interventions for Osteoarthritis of the Hand

Journal of Hand Therapy, 2010;23:334-51.

 

 

Arthritis of the Hand, Wrist, and Shoulder chapter in Advanced Concepts of Hand Pathology and Surgery: Application to Hand Therapy Practice, 2010.

 

Modalities chapter in Advanced Concepts of Hand Pathology and Surgery: Application to Hand Therapy Practice, 2010.

 

Clinical Commentary in Response to: The Effects of Oscillating-Energy Manual Therapy on Lateral Epicondylitis: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled, and Double Blinded Study. Journal of Hand Therapy, 2008; 21:15-17.

 

Literature Review for Conservative Management of Lateral Epicondylosis

Abstract in Journal of Hand Therapy, 2008; 21:424-425.

 

 

Service

Annual Meeting Chair

2019 American Society of Hand Therapists, US

 

Co-Chair Annual Meeting Committee

2018 American Society of Hand Therapists, US

 

Annual Meeting Committee Member

2017 American Society of Hand Therapists, US

 

Research Division Director (Interim)

2016 American Society of Hand Therapists, US

 

Education Division Director

2013 & 2014 American Society of Hand Therapists, US

 

Reviewer for research podium presentations

2013 American Society of Hand Therapists, US

 

Education Division Co-Director

2012 American Society of Hand Therapists, US

 

Education Division Member

2011-2015 American Society of Hand Therapists, US

 

Research Division Member

2010-2011 & 2015 American Society of Hand Therapists, US

 

Volunteer therapist for Hand Surgery and Hand Therapy

2010 Guatemala Outreach Hand Mission

 

Reviewer for Journal of Hand Therapy 2009 to 2017

 

Chair for South Sound Hand Therapy 2009 to 2011 Washington

 

Clinical Work Experience

Occupational Therapist / Hand Therapist

June 2009 to 2018/ATI Physical Therapy (previously Apple PT)

Gig Harbor/Tacoma, W

 

Occupational Therapist / Hand Therapists

June 1998 – June 2009 MultiCare U.E. Rehab. Tacoma, WA

 

Professional Presentations

Elbow and Shoulder Anatomy and Treatment

2019 U.C. Irvine Hand Therapy Review Course

 

Hands on Evidenced-Based Therapeutic Taping

2018 American Association of Hand Surgery Annual Conference

 

Tendinopathy of the Shoulder

2017 American Society of Hand Therapists Annual Conference

 

Systematic Review of Musculoskeletal Interventions (Shoulder & Elbow)

2016 American Society of Hand Therapists Annual Conferenc

 

Elbow & Shoulder Assessment

2015 American Association of Hand Surgery

 

Hands on Therapists Development Workshop: Elastic Taping

2015 American Association of Hand Surgery

 

Rehab Management of Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy

2014 American Society of Hand Therapists national conference

 

Essentials of Rotator Cuff Repair for Hand Therapists

2014 American Society of Hand Therapists national conference

 

Rehabilitation Following Rotator Cuff Repair

2014 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)/Electives Course

 

Management of Distal Radial Ulnar Joint

2014 American Society of Hand Surgery: Electives in Hand Surgery

2012 American Society of Hand Surgery: Electives in Hand Surgery

 

Elbow Diagnosis & Shoulder Diagnosis

2013 Stanford University, CA, Hand Therapy Review Course

 

Therapeutic Taping: Linking Evidence to Theory

2013 American Occupational Therapy Association/ Research Presentation

 

A Systematic Review of Therapeutic Taping

2012 American Society of Hand Therapists Conference/ Podium Paper

 

Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy

2012 American Society of Hand Therapists Conference / Workshop

 

Therapeutic Taping: Linking the Evidence to Theory

2012 American Society of Hand Therapists National Webinar

 

A Preview of Daily Clinical Practice Patterns Linked with the Evidence (Clinical utilization of ultrasound in O.T.)

2011 American Society of Hand Therapists Annual Conference/Podium Paper

 

Shoulder Impingement Beyond RTC Strengthening

2011 American Society of Hand Therapists Pre-Conference/ Workshop

 

Elbow Soft Tissue Injuries and Dislocations

2011 American Society of Hand Therapists Pre-Conference/e Workshop

 

Rehabilitation Considerations following CMC Open and Arthroscopic Surgery

2011 American Association for Hand Surgery Conference/ Workshop

 

Exceeding the Fundamental of Upper Extremity Rehabilitation

2011 Washington Occupational Therapy Association Conference/ Workshop 2009 to 2011 (monthly continued education weekend seminars)

 

Evidence Compliments Science in the Treatment of Common Elbow Soft Tissue and Dislocation Injuries

2011 Washington Occupational Therapy Association Conference/ Workshop

 

Shoulder Impingement Beyond RTC Strengthening

2010 International Foundation Society of Hand Therapy / Workshop

 

How to Choose Appropriate Patient Centered Outcomes

2010 International Foundation Society of Hand Therapy Conference/Workshop

 

Abolish the Mystery of Evaluation and Treatment of Shoulder Conditions

2010 Washington Occupational Therapy Association Conference/Workshop

 

Pediatric Fractures

2010 Guatemala Hand Therapy National Conference

 

Glenohumeral Movement Impairments

2009 American Society of Hand Therapists Conference/Workshop

 

Management and Rehabilitation of Distal Radius Fractures: What is the evidence?

2009 American Society of Hand Therapists Conference/Workshop 2009 Washington State Occupational Therapy Conference/Workshop

 

 

Boost Your Knowledge with Scapula Movement Impairments

2008 American Society of Hand Therapists Conference/ Workshop

2008 Washington State Occupational Therapy Annual Conference Workshop

 

Literature Review: Evidence-Based Interventions for Lateral Epicondylosis

2008 American Society of Hand Therapists Conference/Podium Paper

 

How to Apply Evidence-Based Medicine

2008 American Society of Hand Therapists Conference/Workshop

 

Professional Affiliations

American Occupational Therapy Association

American Society of Hand Therapists