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Bryan practices physical therapy at the UW Health Sports Rehabilitation Clinic and specializes in the treatment of patients with running-related injuries. He is the director of the Runners Clinic and a professor in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin.

 

Bryan is a member of the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy and a Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association. He is licensed by the state of Wisconsin for physical therapy. Bryan sees patients upon referral and through physical therapy direct access (self-referral).

 

Bryan received his degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and PhD in biomechanics from the University of Massachusetts.

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Clinics

Research Park Clinic
(608) 263-4765 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Professional Certifications and Education

Education University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, La Crosse, WI

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
Research

Dr. Heiderscheit is the co-director of the University of Wisconsin Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab, which conducts research on the biomechanics and neuromuscular coordination of human movement, with particular focus on running-related injuries.


PubMed Articles
Wille CM Lee KS Heiderscheit BC Denervation Edema of Hamstring Muscles Following Acute Strain Injury. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther . 2019 Oct;49(10):761
[PubMed ID: 31570076]
Nelson EO Ryan M AufderHeide E Heiderscheit B Development of the University of Wisconsin Running Injury and Recovery Index. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther . 2019 Oct;49(10):751-760
[PubMed ID: 31378123]
Stiffler-Joachim MR Wille CM Kliethermes SA Johnston W Heiderscheit BC Foot Angle and Loading Rate during Running Demonstrate a Nonlinear Relationship. Med Sci Sports Exerc . 2019 Oct;51(10):2067-2072
[PubMed ID: 31525170]
Sanfilippo J Krueger D Heiderscheit B Binkley N Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry Body Composition in NCAA Division I Athletes: Exploration of Mass Distribution. Sports Health . 2019 Sep Oct;11(5):453-460
[PubMed ID: 31348720]
Snedden TR Scerpella J Kliethermes SA Norman RS Blyholder L Sanfilippo J McGuine TA Heiderscheit B Sport and Physical Activity Level Impacts Health-Related Quality of Life Among Collegiate Students. Am J Health Promot . 2019 Jun;33(5):675-682
[PubMed ID: 30586999]
Allen KD Bongiorni D Caves K Coffman CJ Floegel TA Greysen HM Hall KS Heiderscheit B Hoenig HM Huffman KM Morey MC Ramasunder S Severson H Smith B Van Houtven C Woolson S STepped exercise program for patients with knee OsteoArthritis (STEP-KOA): protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord . 2019 May 28;20(1):254
[PubMed ID: 31138256]
Rabago D Kansariwala I Marshall D Nourani B Stiffler-Joachim M Heiderscheit B Dextrose Prolotherapy for Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis: Feasibility, Acceptability, and Patient-Oriented Outcomes in a Pilot-Level Quality Improvement Project. J Altern Complement Med . 2019 Apr;25(4):406-412
[PubMed ID: 30688517]
Johnston W Heiderscheit B Mobile Technology in Running Science and Medicine: Are We Ready? J Orthop Sports Phys Ther . 2019 Mar;49(3):122-125
[PubMed ID: 30819056]
Luedke LE Heiderscheit BC Williams DSB Rauh MJ Factors Associated With Self-Selected Step Rate in High School Cross Country Runners. J Strength Cond Res . 2018 Oct 17;
[PubMed ID: 30335714]
Pignato M Arbeeva L Schwartz TA Callahan LF Cooke J Golightly YM Goode AP Heiderscheit BC Hill C Huffman KM Severson HH Allen KD Level of participation in physical therapy or an internet-based exercise training program: associations with outcomes for patients with knee osteoarthritis. BMC Musculoskelet Disord . 2018 Jul 19;19(1):238
[PubMed ID: 30025540]
McClinton S PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT Heiderscheit B PT, PhD McPoil TG PT, PhD Flynn TW PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT Physical therapist decision-making in managing plantar heel pain: cases from a pragmatic randomized clinical trial. Physiother Theory Pract . 2018 Jul 6;:1-25
[PubMed ID: 29979912]
Brumitt J Heiderscheit BC Manske RC Niemuth PE Mattocks A Rauh MJ Preseason Functional Test Scores Are Associated With Future Sports Injury in Female Collegiate Athletes. J Strength Cond Res . 2018 Jun;32(6):1692-1701
[PubMed ID: 28930873]
Scerpella JJ Buehring B Hetzel SJ Heiderscheit BC Increased Leg Bone Mineral Density and Content During the Initial Years of College Sport. J Strength Cond Res . 2018 Apr;32(4):1123-1130
[PubMed ID: 29570599]
McClinton S Weber CF Heiderscheit B Low back pain and disability in individuals with plantar heel pain. Foot (Edinb) . 2018 Mar;34:18-22
[PubMed ID: 29202429]
Balius R Bossy M Pedret C Capdevila L Alomar X Heiderscheit B Rodas G Semimembranosus Muscle Injuries In Sport. A Practical MRI use for Prognosis. Sports Med Int Open . 2017 May;1(3):E94-E100
[PubMed ID: 30539092]
Stiffler MR Bell DR Sanfilippo JL Hetzel SJ Pickett KA Heiderscheit BC Star Excursion Balance Test Anterior Asymmetry Is Associated With Injury Status in Division I Collegiate Athletes. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther . 2017 May;47(5):339-346
[PubMed ID: 28355980]
Post EG Thein-Nissenbaum JM Stiffler MR Brooks MA Bell DR Sanfilippo JL Trigsted SM Heiderscheit BC McGuine TA High School Sport Specialization Patterns of Current Division I Athletes. Sports Health . 2017 Mar Apr;9(2):148-153
[PubMed ID: 27807260]
Blyholder L Chumanov E Carr K Heiderscheit B Exercise Behaviors and Health Conditions of Runners After Childbirth. Sports Health . 2017 Jan Feb;9(1):45-51
[PubMed ID: 27742879]
Brumitt J Heiderscheit BC Manske RC Niemuth P Mattocks A Rauh MJ The Lower-Extremity Functional Test and Lower-Quadrant Injury in NCAA Division III Athletes: A Descriptive and Epidemiologic Report. J Sport Rehabil . 2016 Aug;25(3):219-26
[PubMed ID: 25946403]
Pipkin A Kotecki K Hetzel S Heiderscheit B Reliability of a Qualitative Video Analysis for Running. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther . 2016 Jul;46(7):556-61
[PubMed ID: 27266886]