Dirk Kokmeyer, DPT

Dirk Kokmeyer, DPT

CERTIFICATIONS

Maine Physical Therapy License
Renewed Sports Certified Specialist
Colorado Physical Therapist License
Board Certified Sports Specialist
Maitland Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Shoulder Special Interest Group (SSIG)

American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists (ASSET)

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

American Physical Therapy Association Sports Section Member

American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedic Section Member

American Physical Therapy Association, Colorado Chapter Member, 2001 – 2006

National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2012-2014

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Rocky Mountain University, Doctor of Philosophy in Orthopedic and Sports Sciences, Provo, UT
Rocky Mountain University, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Provo, UT
Hogeschool van Utrecht School of Physiotherapy, International Bachelor of Physiotherapy, The Netherlands
Daytona Beach Community College, Associates Degree in Science, Daytona, FL

OTHER

Reviewer, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2020

Reviewer for the APTA Orthopedic section, 2017 Combined Sections Meeting abstracts

Kokmeyer D, Dube E, Millett PJ. Prognosis Driven Rehabilitation after Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery. The Open Orthopedics Journal. 2016, 10, (Suppl 1: M10) 339-348, 2015

Book Chapter, Euler S, Greenspoon J, Kokmeyer D, Millett PJ. Rotator Cuff Tears in Athletes: Part II. Conservative Management – The American Mind. In: Sports Injuries to the Shoulder and Elbow. Springer – Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. 2015

Petri M, Warth R, Greenspoon J, Horan M, Kokmeyer D, Abrams R, Millett PJ. Clinical Results Following Conservative Management for Grade III Acromioclavicular Injuries: Does Eventual Surgery Affect Overall Outcomes? Arthroscopy; 2016, Feb 4. AGA (European Society for Athroscopy and Joint Surgery) best paper winner

Kokmeyer D, Strzelinski M, Lehecka BJ, Gait considerations in patients with femoroacetabular impingement. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy. 2014 Nov; 9(6): 827-38.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Appropriate Use Criteria on Optimizing the Management of Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears. Rosemont, IL, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, September 2013. http://www.aaos.org/research/Appropriate_Use/rotatorcuffaucfull.pdf (Reviewer)

Kokmeyer D, Wahoff M, Mymern M. Suggestions from the field for return-to-sport rehabilitation following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: alpine skiing. The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy. Apr 2012;42(4):313-325

van der Meijden OA, Westgard P, Chandler Z, Gaskill TR, Kokmeyer D, Millett PJ. Rehabilitation after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: current concepts review and evidence-based guidelines. International journal of sports physical therapy. Apr 2012;7(2):197-218

Braun S, Kokmeyer D, Millett PJ. Shoulder injuries in the throwing athlete. J Bone Joint Surg Am. Apr 2009;91(4):966-978.

Looney C, Kokmeyer D, Allwein C, Millett P. Rehabilitation for Rotator Cuff Tears. Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatoligica. 2007;58(2):125-135.

Kokmeyer DJ, Van der Wurff P, Aufdemkampe G, Fickenscher TC. The reliability of multitest regimens with sacroiliac pain provocation tests. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. Jan 2002;25(1):42-48.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Leadership workshop, Maine Medical Center, internal leadership development course, 2020

Leader as Coach Training, one-on-one training sessions with Phil Giordano, internal leadership development course offered by Maine Medical Center, 2020

APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Denver, CO, 2020

American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapist annual conference, New York NY, 2019

Boston Sports Medicine Symposium, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston MA, 2019

American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapist annual conference, Chicago IL, 2018

Boston Sports Medicine Symposium, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston MA, 2018

Boston Sports Medicine Symposium, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston MA, 2018

Ortho Summit 2017 – Evolving Techniques, Las Vegas NV, 2017

American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapist annual conference, New Orleans LA, 2017

The Science of Running, Irene Davis PhD, PT, FAPTA, Chris Powers, PhD, PT, FAPTA, Brian Heiderscheidt, PhD, PT, Hartford CT 2017

Functional Dry Needling, Kinetacore, Level 1, Providence RI, 2017

Ortho Summit 2016 – Evolving Techniques, Las Vegas NV, 2016

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), Biomedical Research Investigators and Key Personnel Refresher Course, 2016

APTA, Combined Sections Meeting, Anaheim CA, 2016

New England Shoulder and Elbow Society Annual Meeting, Jay VT, 2016

Attendance of The Steadman Clinic Monday Morning Academic sessions, Vail CO, 2015

APTA, Combined Sections Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2015

Attendance of The Steadman Clinic Monday Morning Academic sessions, Vail, CO

Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS) Team Concept Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2014

APTA, Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2014

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Program by Stephen Covey, instructed by Rick Smith, Chief Administrative Officer,Vail Valley Medical Center, 2013

Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS) Team Concept Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2013

AOSSM Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 2013

APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2013

Orthotics Grinding Lab, presented by Michael T. Gross, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Denver, CO

Evaluation and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Injuries: A Biomechanical Approach, presented by Michael T. Gross, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Denver, CO, 2012

Assessment of the Lower Quarter – A Lab Course and Emphasis on Foot/Ankle and Shoe wear and Orthotic Recommendations, presented by Michael T. Gross, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Vail, CO, 2011

Evidenced-Based Rehabilitation following Rotator Cuff Repair, presented by the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists (ASSET), Greensville, SC, 2011

APTA Combined Sections Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2011

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