Faculty in the Department of PM&R at the University of Missouri have varied research interests.

Those topics include:

  • Dysphagia from stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI) and cerebral palsy
  • Neuromuscular electrical stimulation for treatment of dysphagia
  • Pharmacological treatments for cognitive problems resulting from TBI
  • Quality and stability of intrathecal baclofen
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Long-term sequela of Guillain Barre syndrome
  • Use of the autoambulator in rehabilitation of mobility impairment
  • Growth rates of children with cerebral palsy
  • Development of improved orthotics for children with mobility impairment
  • Spasticity interventions
  • Body mass index and rehabilitation outcomes
  • Rehabilitation practice management