Chetan P. Phadke, BPhT, DRPT, PhD
 
Scientist, Spasticity Research Program
West Park Healthcare Centre
82 Buttonwood Ave,
Toronto, ON, M6M 2J5, CANADA
Tel (416) 243-3600 x 2716
Fax (416) 243-3747

chetan.phadke@westpark.org
www.westpark.org
www.chetanphadke.com
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EDUCATION

PhD, Rehabilitation Science Doctoral Program                             2001 – 2006
College of Public Health and Health Professions,
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Mentor: Dr Andrea L. Behrman

BPhT, Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Bridge Course)                          1999 – 2000
University of Pune, Pune,
Maharashtra, India
 
DRPT, Diploma in Rehabilitation for Physical Therapists                  1998 – 1999
SNDT Women’s University, All India Institute
of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AIIPMR)
Haji Ali, Mumbai, India
Major: Rehabilitation

DPT, Diploma in Physiotherapy                                                            1993 – 1997
College of Physiotherapy, Pune,
Maharashtra, India

ACADEMIC/RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS

 Scientist                                                                                        2012 –
Spasticity Research Program
West Park Healthcare Centre
Toronto, Canada

Junior Scientist                                                                              2010 – 2012
Spasticity research program
West Park Healthcare Centre
Toronto, Canada

Post-doctoral Fellow                                                                      2009 – 2010
Techniques: EMG, force plates, strength testing (Biodex)
Populations: Ankle sprain and stroke
Motor Performance Lab, School of Rehabilitation Therapy
Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
Mentor: Dr Brenda Brouwer

Post-doctoral Fellow                                                                      2008 – 2009
Techniques: Forearm H-reflexes
Populations: Stroke
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida
Florida, USA
Mentor: Dr Carolynn Patten

Post-doctoral Fellow                                                                      2006 – 2008
Techniques: TMS, stretch reflexes, pediatric H-reflexes
Populations: Pediatric SCI, rat models of multiple Sclerosis/SCI
Department of Neuroscience, University of Florida
Florida, USA
Mentors: Dr Floyd. J. Thompson, Dr Prodip Bose,
and Dr Andrea L. Behrman

Research Assistant                                                                       2003 – 2006
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida
Florida, USA
Project: Activity-dependent plasticity after incomplete spinal cord injury
(NIH funded project)
PI: Dr Andrea L. Behrman

Research Assistant                                                                       2001 – 2003
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida
Florida, USA
Project: Acute Neurophysiological changes in SCI individuals with locomotor
training (funded by Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation)
PI: Dr. Carl Kukulka

Assistant Lecturer                                                                         2000 – 2001
College of Physiotherapy,
University of Pune, Maharashtra, India
(Responsibilities: Introduction to Physical Therapy and Clinical supervision)

CLINICAL EMPLOYMENT

Physical Therapist
(Orthopedic and musculoskeletal physiotherapy)                             2000 – 2001
College Clinic, College of Physiotherapy, Nigdi, Pune, India

Physical Therapist
(Orthopedic physiotherapy)                                                            1997 – 1999
Private Clinic, Linking Road, Bandra (W), Mumbai, India

Physical Therapist
(Post-operative physiotherapy for pediatric orthopedic surgeries)     1997 – 1998
Physical Therapy Department, AIIPMR, Haji Ali, Mumbai, India

GRANTS (funded)

Funding agency: Merz Pharma 2017 – 2018
Title of the project:
Feasibility and effectiveness of botulinum toxin and repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for spasticity post-stroke: a pilot study
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Amount: $23,615

Funding agency: Merz Pharma                                                          2016 – 2017
Title of the project:
Prevalence of compartment syndrome in anticoagulated patients receiving botulinum toxin injections: A retrospective study
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Amount: $15,000

Funding agency: Heart and Stroke Foundation                                       2015 – 2017
Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery
2015 Catalyst Grant Competition
Title of the project:
The use of Botulinum toxin-A to improve balance control in individuals with lower limb post-stroke spasticity: a pilot study
Role: Collaborator
Amount: $50,000
CANADIAN COLLABORATION

Funding agency: Merz Pharma                                                          2015 – 2016
Title of the project:
Role of a structured exercise program in spasticity management using botulinum toxin
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Amount: $15,625

Funding agency: Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Ontario                  2012 – 2013
Title of Project:
Immediate effects of variable arm cycling on arm spasticity and function in adults with cerebral palsy
Amount: $19,422
CANADIAN COLLABORATION

Funding agency: Allergan Canada                                            2011 – 2012
Title of Project:
The effect of neural lesion type and time since lesion on botulinum drug dosage: A retrospective chart review
Amount: $12,500

Funding agency
College of Public Health and Health Professions                    2006 – 2007
University of Florida Graduate Student Grant
Title of Project:
Effect of Arm swing Patterns on Soleus H-reflex Modulation While Walking
Amount: $1000

 
GRANTS (unfunded)

CIHR Transitional Operating Grant Competition                              2015
Does spasticity management with botulinum toxin
improve reactive balance control?
Nominated PI: George Mochizuki
Role: Co-PI
Budget: 3 years – $297,638.00
CANADIAN COLLABORATION

Funding agency: Heart and Stroke Foundation Canadian                 2014
Partnership for Stroke Recovery
2014 Catalyst Grant Competition
Title of the project:
The use of Botulinum toxin-A to improve balance control in individuals with lower limb post-stroke spasticity: a pilot study
Role: Collaborator
Amount: $69,789.00
CANADIAN COLLABORATION

Funding agency: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario                2013
Title of Project:
From balance control to Botulinum toxin: objective assessment of postural dyscontrol in stroke survivors with lower-limb spasticity.
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
CANADIAN COLLABORATION

Funding agency: Physiotherapy Foundation                                    2013
Title of Project:
Balance control in patients with spasticity
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount: $4000

Funding agency: Canadian Institutes of Health                                2013
Research Operating Grant
Title of Project:
From balance control to Botulinum toxin: objective assessment of postural dyscontrol in stroke survivors with lower-limb spasticity.
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Amount: $552,498.00
CANADIAN COLLABORATION

Funding agency: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario                2012
Title of Project:
Effects of variable arm cycling on arm spasticity and function post-stroke
Amount: $41,012

Funding agency: Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada                     2012
Title of Project:
Immediate effects of variable resistance cycling on reflexes, spasticity, and walking
Amount: 41,012

Funding agency: PSI Foundation                                                        2011
Title of Project:
Investigating the effects of a cycling intervention on spasticity and reflex excitability in patients with multiple sclerosis
Amount: $122,550

GRANTS (submitted – under review)

ACADEMIC AWARDS

Best Poster Award – West Park Research and Innovation Showcase, Enbridge Auditorium, March 2017, West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada

2nd Best poster award: Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and rehabilitation Annual Conference, June 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada. 

Best poster (post-doctoral category): Neuroplasticity Symposium, University of Florida – 2008, $500 USD

Travel Award: Rehabilitation Science Doctoral Program, University of Florida – 2004, $250 USD

Travel Award: Graduate Student Council October, University of Florida – 2003, $250 USD

TEACHING

Guest lecture – “Neurophysiology of tone”
First year Physical Therapy, University of Toronto
Course code 2011-PHT1005Y-Y-LEC0101: Neurological PT Practice, May 2017

Guest lecture – “Aging-related neuromuscular and functional changes”, Fourth Year Bachelor of Health Sciences, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), HLSC 4807U: Perspectives in Aging, Aug 2016

Guest lecture – “Neurophysiological aspects of spasticity”, One Bio-potentials Lab: Spasticity and electromyography – clinical applications, First year Physical Therapy, University of Toronto

Course code 2011-PHT1005Y-Y-LEC0101: Neurological PT Practice, June 2015, Guest lecture – “Neurophysiological aspects of spasticity”

One Bio-potentials Lab: Spasticity and electromyography – clinical applications, First year Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Course code 2011-PHT1005Y-Y-LEC0101: Neurological PT Practice, June 2014

Guest lecture – “Statistical considerations in research”, Workshop for Physiatry residents, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, November 2013

Two guest lectures: 1) muscle activation and spinal reflexes and 2) principles of sensory function, One Bio-potentials Lab: electromyography – clinical applications, First year Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Course code 2011-PHT1005Y-Y-LEC0101: Neurological PT Practice, May 2013

Guest lecture – “Statistical considerations in research”, Workshop for Physiatry residents, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, August 2012

Four guest lectures: 1) muscle activation and spinal reflexes, 2) principles of sensory function, 3) locomotion, and 4) basal ganglia; One Bio-potentials Lab: electromyography – clinical applications, First year Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Course code 2011-PHT1005Y-Y-LEC0101: Neurological PT Practice, May – July 2012

Two Guest lectures: 1) Spinal reflexes and 2) Locomotion; One Bio-potentials Lab: Electromyography – clinical applications; First year Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Course code 2011-PHT1005Y-Y-LEC0101: Neurological PT Practice, May – July 2011

Guest lecture – “H-reflex methods and significance”, Invited presentation: Graduate course – PHT 6718C: Neuroplasticity: A Foundation for Neurorehabilitation, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Spring (January) 2009

Guest lecture – “H-reflex applied to physical therapy”, Guest lab instructor for entry-level PT course in Neuroscience, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, October 2004

Guest lecture – “H-reflex applied to physical therapy”, Guest lab instructor for entry-level PT course in Neuroscience, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, September 2003

ACADEMIA & MENTORING ACTIVITIES

Primary Supervisor

MScPT student research project                                                 2013 – 2015
(Andrew Tri, Kevin Choi, Jaclyn Peters, Liz Chapman,
and Sarah Lim)
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto
Project title:
Goal attainment scale characteristics in patients with spasticity
Manuscript published
Role: Co-primary supervisor

MScOT student research project                                                 2013 – 2014
(Martha Miller and Lisa Martin)
Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto
Project title:
Seasonal changes in spasticity and botulinum toxin dose
Manuscript published
Role: Primary supervisor

Volunteer medical student project                                               2013 – 2015
(Josh Goldstein and Antony Roberts)
Project title:
Spasticity Health Literacy among Canadian Family Physicians
Manuscript published
Role: Primary supervisor

 
MScOT student research project                                                 2012 – 2013
(Kim-Minh Tran-Nguyen and Sachindri Wijekoon)
Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto
Project title:
Seasonal changes in activities in patients with spasticity
Manuscript published
Role: Primary supervisor

MScOT student research project                                                 2011 – 2012
(Kimberly Edwards and Jillian McTavish)
Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto
Project title:
The relationship between spasticity, antagonist co-contraction, and upper extremity functional impairment in persons with stroke
Conference poster presentation
Role: Primary supervisor

MScPT student research project                                                 2012 – 2013
(Amy Levine, Stephanie DiPoce, Janice Cheung,
Amanda Rancourt, and Jessica Hoang)
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto
Project title:
Patient perceived factors affecting level of spasticity
Manuscript published
Role: Primary supervisor

Undergraduate Independent research study                               2012 – 2013
(Tenesha Moody)
University of Toronto at Scarborough
Project title:
Perception of balance and spasticity post-stroke
Conference poster presentation
Role: Primary supervisor

 
Volunteer projects

Reza Rahimzadeh                                                                        2012 – 2013
Project title:
Balance impairment and spasticity
Conference poster presentation
Role: Primary supervisor

Adam Kassam                                                                     2013 – 2016
Project title:
Impact of inclined surfaces on walking post-stroke
Role: Primary advisor
Conference poster under preparation

Vivek Thanikachalam                                                                 2015 – 2016
Project title:
Clonus and botulinum toxins
Role: Primary advisor
Manuscript published

Caitlin Davidson                                                                            2010 – 2011
Project title:
The effect of neural lesion type on botulinum drug dosage
Role: Co-advisor
Manuscript published

Volunteer supervision

Khurram Hussain, MD                                                                   2014 – 2015
Nazanin E. Moghaddam, BSc (CP cycling project)                2012 – 2013
Vivek Thanikachalam, MBBS                                                       2015 – 2016
Jessica Ho, BSc student 2017

Research Committees

Reina Isayama MD 2017
MSc student,
Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto
Movement Disorders Clinical Fellow
Krembil Research Institute
Division of Brain, Imaging and Behavior – Systems Neuroscience
Role: Thesis Examiner

Tyler Saumur                                                                                     2015 – 2017
MSc student
Rehabilitation Science Institute, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Toronto, ON, Canada
Role: Program Advisory Committee (PAC) member

Reza Rahimzadeh                                                                           2013 – 2015
MSc student
Faculty of Health,
York University, ON, Canada
Project title:
Posturography and balance impairment in persons with post-stroke spasticity
Conference poster presentation
Role: Primary co-supervisor

Parvin Eftekhar, OTR                                                                    2012 – 2017
PhD student, Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science
University of Toronto
Conference poster presentation
Role: Member of comprehensive exam committee and Thesis Examiner

Jecy Kunju Kunju, PT                                                                    2012 – 2013
MHK (Master in Human Kinetics)
Faculty of Graduate Studies
University of Windsor, ON, Canada
Project title:
The effects of attentional focus on suprapostural task in hemiparetic gait
Role: External committee member

Roghayeh Mohammadi, BScPT, MScPT                                         2012 – 2015
PhD student
Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
Project title:
Effects of walking speed and incline on muscle activity post-stroke
Manuscripts published (4)
Role: External committee member

Research project guidance

Role: Co-mentoring in project design, data collection, analysis, and dissemination

Physiatry resident project (Dr. Adil Shaikh)                                     2012 – 2014
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Project Title:
Role of pain in the experience of spasticity
Manuscript published

Physiatry resident project (Dr. Jeremy Fennell)                               2012 – 2014
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Project Title:
Differential activation of retractor muscles during shoulder exercise
Manuscript published

Physiatry resident project (Dr. Alice Kam)                                       2010 – 2013
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Project Title:
The Prevalence of Anxiety in Spasticity Clinic
Conference Poster presentation

Physiatry resident project (Dr. Sharon Fung)                                  2010 – 2012
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Project Title:
A comparison of pain relief provided by ice vs. various anesthetic agents during botulinum injections for spasticity
Manuscript published

Medical observer spasticity clinic (Dr. Sivakumar Gulasingam)         2010 – 2013
Project title:
The effect of duration post-stroke on effectiveness of botulinum toxin injections
Conference poster presentation

Medical school research project   (Ms. Megan Canning)                  2012 – 2013
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Project title:
A Survey of Rural and Urban Family Physicians: Analysis of Spasticity Health Literacy and Availability of Appropriate Spasticity Care
(Manuscript writing)
Manuscript published

Medical student project (Adam Kassam)
Project title:                                                                                 2013 – 2014
Impact of botulinum toxin on clonus (Manuscript writing)
Manuscript published
Project title:                                                                                 2013 – 2014
Impact of dual-tasking on driving reaction times (Manuscript writing)
Manuscript published

Volunteer project – Dr. Adam Kassam
Project title:                                                                                 2014 – 2015
Botulinum toxin injections in anticoagulated patients – an international study
Conference poster presentation

PUBLICATIONS (52)

Google Scholar
Citations – 519 (since 2012 – 347); H-index – 11; i10-index – 14

ResearchGate
RG Score 33.66, Reads 3.5k, Citations 380

Peer-reviewed publications – Accepted or published (48)

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Phadke CP. Why Should Physical Therapists Care about Their Patients’ Diet? Guest editorial/Collaboration spéciale. Physiother Can. 2017 (Accepted) PTC 69:2 pp. 99–103 1809 PTC 69.2_01 Primary author (Scientist)

Mohammadi R, Ershad N, Rezayinejad M, Fatemia E, Phadke CP. Functional effects of treadmill-based gait training at faster speeds in stroke survivors: a prospective, single group study. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research. April 2017, (In-Press) PhD committee external member and writing mentor INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Mohammadi R, Phadke CP. Effects of treadmill incline and speed on peroneus longus muscle activity in persons with chronic stroke and healthy subjects. Gait and Posture. March 2017, (In-Press) PhD committee external member and writing mentor INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Choi K, Peters J, Tri A, Chapman L, Ismail F, Boulias C, Sasaki A, Reid S, Phadke CP. Goals Set by Patients before Receiving Botulinum Injections Using the ICF Model and How They Relate to Spasticity Distribution. Physiother Can. 2017 Ahead of Print, DOI: 10.3138/ptc.2016-25 (Full-Text) Research supervisor (Assistant Professor/Scientist)

Thanikachalam V, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Effect of Botulinum Toxin on Clonus: A Systematic Review. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Feb;98(2):381-390, DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.09.126, Review. (Full-text) Collaborator and writing mentor (Scientist)

Chan K, Phadke CP, Stremler D, Suter L, Pauley T, Ismail F, Boulias C. The effect of water-based exercises on balance in persons post-stroke: a randomized controlled trial. Top Stroke Rehabil. 2016 Nov 3:1-8. (Full-text) Collaborator and writing mentor (Scientist)

Mohammadi R, Phadke CP. The impact of incline and speed of treadmill on ankle muscle activity in middle-aged adults. Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies. July 2016, doi:10.1016/j.jbmt.2016.07.007 (Full-Text) PhD thesis committee external member and writing mentor INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Phadke CP, Flynn SF, Kukulka CG, Thompson FJ, Behrman AL. Comparison of soleus H-reflexes in two groups of persons with motor incomplete spinal cord injury walking with and without a walker. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 22(2):158-163 · February 2016 DOI: 10.1310/sci2016-0007 (Full-Text) Primary author (PhD student) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Jang Y, Park G, Park J, Choi A, Kim SY, Boulias C, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Im S. Survey of Botulinum Toxin Injections in Anticoagulated Patients: Korean Physiatrists’ Preference on Controlling Anticoagulation Profile prior to Intramuscular Injection. Ann Rehabil Med 2016;40(2):279-287, http://dx.doi.org/10.5535/arm.2016.40.2.279 (Full-text) Collaborator (Scientist) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Jang Y, Park G, Park J, Choi A, Kim SY, Boulias C, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Im S. Correction – Survey of Botulinum Toxin Injections in Anticoagulated Patients: Korean Physiatrists’ Preference on Controlling Anticoagulation Profile prior to Intramuscular Injection. Ann Rehabil Med 2016;40(2):279-287, http://dx.doi.org/10.5535/arm.2016.40.2.279 (Full-text) Collaborator (Scientist) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Kassam A, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Physician preferences for botulinum toxin injections in anticoagulated patients with spasticity. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. 2016 Mar 4:1-3 [Epub ahead of print] (Full-Text) Collaborator and writing mentor (Scientist)

Kassam A, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Physician preferences for botulinum toxin injections in anticoagulated patients with spasticity – CORRIGENDUM. The Canadian journal of neurological sciences -1:1 · May 2016 Impact Factor: 1.53 · DOI: 10.1017/cjn.2016.239 (Full-text)

Mohammadi R, Talebian S, Phadke CP, Yekaninejad MS, Hadian MR. The effects of treadmill incline and speed on ankle muscle activity in subjects after a stroke. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2016 Mar;97(3):445-53. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.10.088. Epub 2015 Oct 28. (Full-Text) PhD thesis committee external member and writing mentor INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Shaikh A, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Relationship between spasticity and pain based on patient perception. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. 2016 Mar;43(2):311-315. Epub 2015 Dec 22. (Full-Text) Collaborator and writing mentor (Scientist)

Phadke CP, Balasubramanian CK, Holz A, Davidson C, Ismail F, Boulias C. Adverse clinical effects of botulinum toxin intramuscular injections for spasticity. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. 2016 Mar;43(2):298-310. Epub 2015 Nov 24. (Full-Text) Primary author (Scientist) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Fennell J, Phadke CP, Mochizuki G, Ismail F, Boulias C. Shoulder retractor strengthening exercises to minimize rhomboid activity. Physiother Can. 68 (1), 24-28 (Full-Text) Collaborator and writing mentor (Scientist) CANADIAN COLLABORATION

On AY, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Approaches of physicians across turkey to using botulinum toxin injections in anti-coagulated patients. Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2015; 61: 253-260 (Full-Text) Collaborator (Scientist) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Wijekoon S, Tran-Nguyen K, Ismail F, Boulias C, Phadke CP. Seasonal variations in outdoor activities in adults with spasticity. International Journal of Neurology Research. 2015 Sept 1(3): 163-8  (Full-Text) Research supervisor (Assistant Professor/Scientist)

Ismail F, Phadke CP, Boulias C. Biceps brachii botulinum toxin injections: to be or not to be? Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. 2015 Nov;42(6):482. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2015.290. Epub 2015 Sep 3. (Full-Text) Collaborator (Scientist)

Goldstein J, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Spasticity Health Literacy among Canadian Family Physicians. Can J Neurol Sci. 2015 Nov;42(6):450-3. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2015.271. Epub 2015 Aug 19. PMID: 26286390  (Full-text) Writing mentor (Scientist)

Miller M, Martin LM, Ismail F, Boulias C, Lyons L, Phadke CP. Impact of seasonal variations on spasticity assessment and treatment. International Journal of Neurology Research. 2015 June 1(2): 1-5 (Full-text) Research supervisor (Assistant Professor/Scientist)

Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Editorial. Current challenges to clinical assessment of spasticity. International Journal of Neurology Research. January 1(1):1-4; 2015 (Full-Text) Primary author (Scientist)

Pauley T, Phadke CP, Kassam A, Ismail F, Boulias C, Devlin M. The influence of a concurrent cognitive task on lower limb reaction time among stroke survivors with right- or left-hemiplegia. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 2015 Oct;22(5):342-8. doi: 10.1179/1074935714Z.0000000041. Epub 2015 Jan 30. (Full-text) Collaborator (Scientist)

Kassam A, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Managing upper extremity clonus with intramuscular botulinum toxin-A injections in a patient post-stroke PM R. 2014 Oct 31. pii: S1934-1482(14)01466-X. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2014.10.011. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25459654. (Full-text). Collaborator and writing mentor (Scientist)

Cheung J, Hoang J, DiPoce S, Rancourt A, Levine A, Ismail F, Boulias C, Phadke CP. Patient identified factors that influence spasticity in individuals with stroke and multiple sclerosis who are receiving botulinum toxin injection treatments. Physiother Can. 2015 Spring;67(2):157-66. doi: 10.3138/ptc.2014-07. PMID: 25931667 (Full-text). Research supervisor (Assistant Professor/Scientist)

Gallagher S, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Physical therapy for a chronic stroke individual following botulinum toxin injection for spasticity: a case report. Physiother Can. 2015 Winter;67(1):65-8. doi: 10.3138/ptc.2013-73. PMID: 25931655 (Full-Text). Collaborator (Scientist)

Phadke CP, Robertson CT, Patten C. Upper-extremity Spinal Reflex Inhibition is Reproducible and Strongly Related to Grip Force Post-stroke. International Journal of Neuroscience, July 2014, (Full-Text). Primary author (Florida post-doctoral work) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Phadke CP, Shaw L, Kunju Kunju J, Moghaddam N, Ismail F, Boulias C. Perspectives on participation of a person with communication disabilities in a rehabilitation research study. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, April 2014 (Full-Text). Primary author (Scientist)

Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C, Gage WH, Mochizuki G. The impact of post-stroke spasticity and botulinum toxin on standing balance: a systematic review. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, January 2014, (Full-text). Primary author (Scientist) CANADIAN COLLABORATION

Nair PM, Phadke CP, Behrman AL. Phase Dependent Modulation of Soleus H-reflex in Healthy, Non-injured Individuals while Walking with an Ankle Foot Orthosis. Gait Posture. 2014 Apr;39(4):1086-91. Epub 2014 Feb 6. (Full-text). Collaborator (PhD student) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Pauley T, Ismail F, Boulias C, Devlin M, Phadke CP. A comparison of foot pedal reaction time among patients with right- or left-hemiplegia and able-bodied controls. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 2013: 20 (6) 500-508 (Full-text). Collaborator (Scientist)

Phadke CP, Davidson C, Ismail F, Boulias C. The effect of neural lesion type on botulinum toxin dosage: A retrospective chart review. P.M. & R. November 2013, Nov 7. pii: S1934-1482(13)01147-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2013.11.001. (Full-text). Primary author (Scientist)

Canning M, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. A Survey of Rural and Urban Family Physicians: Analysis of Spasticity Health Literacy and Availability of Appropriate Spasticity Care. University of Toronto Medical Journal, 2013 Mar, Volume 90, Number 3, (Full-text). Collaborator and writing mentor (Scientist)

Phadke CP, On A, Kirazli Y, Ismail F, Boulias C. Intrafusal effects of botulinum toxin injections for spasticity: revisiting a previous paper. Neurosci Lett. 2013 Apr 29;541:20-3. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2013.02.025. Epub 2013 Feb 28. (Full-text). Primary author (Scientist) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Phadke CP, Balasubramanian CK, Ismail F, Boulias C. Revisiting Physiological and Psychological Triggers That Increase Spasticity. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. January 2013, Apr;92(4):357-69. [Epub ahead of print]. (Full-Text) Primary author (Scientist) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Fung S, Phadke CP, Kam A, Ismail F, Boulias C. Effect of topical anesthetics on needle insertion pain during botulinum toxin type A injections for limb spasticity. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. March 2012, (Full-Text). Collaborator and writing mentor (Scientist)

Phadke CP, Robertson CT, Condliffe EG, Patten C. Upper-extremity H-reflex Measurement Post-stroke: Reliability and inter-limb differences Clin Neurophysiol. 2012 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print] (Full-Text). Primary author (Florida post-doctoral work) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Phadke CP. Immediate effects of a single inclined treadmill walking session on level ground walking in individuals post-stroke. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2011 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print]. (Full-Text). Primary author (Queen’s post-doctoral work)

Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Assessment of botulinum toxin effectiveness: a systematic review. (Full-text) Disability and Rehabilitation. Disabil Rehabil. 2012;34(2):91-100. Epub 2011 Sep 27. Primary author (Junior Scientist)

Phadke CP, Bowden MG, Nair PM, Kukulka CG, Thompson FJ, Madhavan S, Trimble MH, Behrman AL. Soleus H-reflex modulation post motor incomplete spinal cord injury: Effect of body position and walking speed. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2010; 33 (4): 371-8 (Full-text). Primary author (PhD student)

Fox EJ, Tester NJ, Phadke CP, Nair PM, Senesac CR, Howland DR, Behrman AL. Ongoing Recovery Two Years Post Locomotor Training in a Child with Severe Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury. Phys Ther. 2010 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print] (Full-Text). Collaborator (PhD student)

Phadke CP, Thompson FJ, Behrman AL, Trimble MH, Kukulka CG. Reliability of soleus H-reflex measurement in standing and walking post motor incomplete spinal cord injury. International Journal of Neuroscience. 2010 Feb; 120 (2): 128-136 (Full-Text). Primary author (PhD student)

Phadke CP, Klimstra M, Zehr EP, Thompson, FJ, Behrman AL. Soleus H-reflex modulation during stance phase of walking with various arm swing patterns. Motor Control. 2010 January; 14 (1) (Full-Text). Primary author (PhD student; thesis work)

Phadke CP, Flynn SF, Thompson FJ, Behrman AL, Trimble MH, Kukulka CG. Comparison of single bout effects of bicycle training versus locomotor training on paired reflex depression of the soleus H-reflex after motor incomplete spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Jul;90(7):1218-28. (Full-Text). Primary author (PhD student)

Behrman AL, Nair PM, Bowden MG, Dauser RC, Herget BR, Martin JB, Phadke CP, Reier PJ, Senesac CR, Thompson FJ, Howland DR. Locomotor Training Restores Walking in a Nonambulatory Child With Chronic, Severe, Incomplete Cervical Spinal Cord Injury. Phys Ther. 2008 May; 88 (5): 580-590. (Full-Text). Collaborator (PhD student)

Behrman AL, Nair PM, Bowden MG, Dauser RC, Herget BR, Martin JB, Phadke CP, Reier PJ, Senesac CR, Thompson FJ, Howland DR. Research Reports: Author Response. Phys Ther. 2008 May; 88 (5): 594-595. (Full-Text). Collaborator (PhD student)

Zehr EP, Klimstra M, Dragert K, Barzi Y, Bowden MG, Javan B, Phadke C. Enhancement of arm and leg locomotor coupling with augmented cutaneous feedback from the hand. J Neurophysiol. 2007 Sep; 98 (3): 1810-4. (Full-Text). Collaborator (PhD student)

Phadke CP, Wu S, Thompson FJ, Behrman, AL. Comparison of Soleus H-reflex Modulation Post-incomplete Spinal Cord Injury in Two Walking Environments: Treadmill and Overground. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Dec;88(12):1606-13. (Full-Text). Primary author (PhD student; thesis work)

Phadke CP, Wu S, Thompson, FJ, Behrman AL. Soleus H-reflex modulation in response to change in percentage of leg loading in standing after incomplete spinal cord injury. Neuroscience Letters 2006 Jul; 403 (1-2):6-10. (Full-Text). Primary author (PhD student; thesis work)

Behrman AL, Lawless-Dixon AR, Davis SB, Bowden MG, Nair P, Phadke C, Hannold EM, Plummer P, Harkema SJ. Locomotor training progression and outcomes after incomplete spinal cord injury. Phys Ther. 2005 Dec; 85(12):1356-71. (Full-Text). Collaborator (PhD student)

 

EDITOR REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Accepted or published (4)

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Boulias C, Ismail F, Phadke CP. Letter to editor: Spasticity literacy among family physicians in Ontario. Ontario Medical Review. 2013 June, Volume 80, Number 6, Page 8 (Full-text). Collaborator (Scientist)

Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Do the outcomes change based on the guidance technique? Letter to editor: Botulinum Toxin Type A Injection Into the Gastrocnemius Muscle for Spastic Equinus in Adults with Stroke. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. February 2013 (Full-text). Primary author (Scientist)

Phadke CP, On A, Ismail F, Boulias C. Correspondence: Botulinum toxin induces chemodenervation of intrafusal and extrafusal fibers. Journal of Child Neurology, Volume 28, Issue 6, June 2013 pp. 810 (Full-text). Primary author (Scientist) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Phadke CP. Clinician’s Commentary on Kawashima et al. 1. Physiotherapy Canada 2013; 65 (1) 29-30. (Full-Text). Primary author (Scientist)

Manuscripts under preparation or review (2)

Marinelli L, Capello E, Serrati C, Fattaposta F, Pelosin E, Curra A, Phadke CP, Aymard C, Abbruzzese G, Bandini F. Spasticity changes during repeated testing are influenced by involuntary electromyographic activity preceding muscle stretch. Under review in Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. Ms. Ref. No.: JEK-D-16-00175. Collaborator (Scientist) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Veira L, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C, Mathur S. Role of passive cycling in rehabilitation after a spinal cord injury – a systematic review. Spinal Cord Journal (Under preparation). Collaborator and writing mentor (Scientist) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

 
Publications Impact Summary (source: Google Scholar ™)

Total number of citations of my first-authored research articles: 162

Total number of citations of my co-authored research articles: 263

Published Abstracts and Proceedings (85)

Phadke CP, Veira L, Mathur S, Cipriano Jr G, Ismail F, Boulias C. Impact of passive leg cycling in persons with spinal cord injury. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, Oct 23-28, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (Submitted) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Mohammadi R, Phadke CP. Peroneus longus muscle activity in response to changes in walking incline and speed post-stroke. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, Oct 23-28, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (Submitted) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Saumur TM, Chen R, Phadke CP, Mochizuki G. Characterizing cortical and spinal markers of preparation for lower limb movement. Progress in Motor Control XI Conference, July 19-22, 2017, Miami, Florida, USA

Phadke CP, Sasaki A, Lyons L, Reid S, Ismail F, Boulias C. A single group study of the role of a group exercise program to optimize benefits of botulinum toxin injections in patients with spasticity (Poster ID # OR-145). Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, CAPM&R 65th Annual Scientific Meeting, May 24-27, 2017, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Mohammadi R, Ershad N, Rezayinejad M, Phadke CP. The effect of treadmill-based gait training at faster speeds on function in persons with stroke. 26th European Stroke Conference (ESC 2017). May 24-26, 2017, Berlin, Germany INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Mochizuki G, Boulias C, Cohen E, Gage WH, Ismail F, Mansfield A, Patterson K, Phadke C, Richardson P, Sharma S, Singer J. Effect of Botulinum toxin A injections for spasticity management on volitional and compensatory stepping. International Society for Posture and Gait Research conference, June 25th, 2017, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA (Submitted) CANADIAN COLLABORATION

Thanikachalam V, Phadke C, Ismail F, Boulias C. Prevalence of compartment syndrome in anticoagulated patients with stroke receiving botulinum toxin injections: a retrospective study. TOXINS 2017: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Botulinum and Other Neurotoxins. January 18 – 21, 2017, Madrid, Spain

Bontempo T, Chan K, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Factors Affecting Length of Stay in a Rehabilitation Centre in Patients with Acquired Brain Injury. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, Nov 1-5, 2016, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Choi K, Peters J, Chapman L, Tri A, Ismail F, Boulias C, Sasaki A, Reid S, Phadke CP. ICF-WHO Model to Describe Goal Characteristics among Individuals with Spasticity Receiving Botulinum Injections. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, Nov 1-5, 2016, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Kassam A, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Differential lower extremity muscle activation and gait patterns in stroke patients during sloped surface ambulation at variable velocities. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, Nov 1-5, 2016, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Phadke CP, Reid S, Sasaki A, Lyons L, Ismail F, Boulias C. West Park Spasticity Program: Started from the bottom…. GTA Rehab Network Best Practices Day, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 2nd, 2016

Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Distribution of spasticity is inversely associated with walking speed in adults with neurological disorders. World Congress for Neurorehabilitation, Philadelphia, USA, May 10-13, 2016

Phadke CP, On AY, Ismail F, Boulias C. Effects of botulinum toxin intramuscular injections on spinal excitability after stroke. World Congress for Neurorehabilitation, Philadelphia, USA, May 10-13, 2016 INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Taylor J, Inirio D, Phadke CP, Nair P. The impact of cycling exercise on physiological, functional and psychosocial outcomes in persons with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review. Combined Sections Meeting – Student Presentations (Seton Hall University), APTA, Anaheim, California, USA, February, 2016 INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Shaikh A, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Is Spasticity causing Pain? A Cross-sectional Survey of Patient Perception. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, October 25 – 30, 2015, Dallas, Texas, USA

Phadke CP, Davidson C, Pauley T, Sharma S, Ismail F, Boulias C. Functional Impact of Ankle Clonus Based on Patient Perceptions. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, October 25 – 30, 2015, Dallas, Texas, USA

Wijekoon S, Tran-Nguyen K, Miller M, Martin LM, Lyons L, Ismail F, Boulias C, Phadke CP. Seasonal variations in spasticity, botulinum toxin dose, outdoor activities, and associated barriers. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, October 25 – 30, 2015, Dallas, Texas, USA

Jang Y, Park G, Park J, Choi A, Kim SY, Boulias C, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Im S. Physicians’ preference of bleeding risk control in Botulinum toxin intramuscular injection in Korea. The 1st Asia-Oceanian Congress for NeuroRehabilitation September 3 – 5, 2015, Grand Hilton Seoul, Korea INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Fennell J, Phadke C, Mochizuki G, Ismail F, Boulias C. Shoulder retractor strengthening exercises to minimize rhomboid activity. Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Conference, June 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Winner of the 2nd place award CANADIAN COLLABORATION

Kassam A, Phadke C, Jang Y, Im S, On AY, Ismail F, Boulias C. An international study of spasticity management with botulinum toxin injections in anticoagulated patients. 9th World Congress of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 19 – 23 June 2015, Berlin, Germany INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Rahimzadeh Khiabani R, Hussain K, Ismail F, Boulias C, Adkin A, Gage WH, Phadke CP. Impact of Spasticity on Balance Control During Quiet Standing in Persons Post-Stroke. International Society for Posture and Research conference, June 29th, 2015, Seville, Spain CANADIAN COLLABORATION

Mohammadi R, Hadian MR, Talebian S, Phadke CP, Yekaninejad MS. The Effects of Treadmill Incline and Speed on Ankle Muscle Activity in Patients Post-Stroke. 8th International Congress in Neurorestoratology, April 27 – 29, 2015, Tehran, Iran INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Hadian MR, Mohammadi R, Talebian S, Phadke CP, Yekaninejad MS. The Effects of Treadmill Incline and Speed on Ankle Muscle Activity in Middle-aged Adults. 8th International Congress in Neurorestoratology, April 27 – 29, 2015, Tehran, Iran (Oral Presentation) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Mohammadi R, Hadian MR, Talebian S, Phadke CP, Yekaninejad MS. How does ankle muscle activity in post stroke patients alter while locomotor intensity changes? 22nd International Congress in Neurology, May 12-15, 2015, Tehran, Iran (Poster Presentation) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Mohammadi R, Hadian MR, Talebian S, Phadke CP, Yekaninejad MS. Ankle muscle activity during walking by variant parameters: comparison between post-stroke patients and healthy groups. 1st European Congress in Neurology, June 20-23, 2015, Berlin, Germany (Flash Poster Presentation) INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Phadke CP, Kunju Kunju J, Centen A, Moghaddam N, Gage WH, Ismail F, Boulias C. Impact of active arm cycling on spasticity in adults with cerebral palsy. Combined Sections Meeting, APTA, Indianapolis, USA, February 4-7, 2015 CANADIAN COLLABORATION

Phadke C, Balasubramanian CK, Holz A, Davidson C, Ismail F, Boulias C. Adverse effects of botulinum toxin type-A used for limb spasticity in Canada. TOXINS 2015: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Botulinum and Other Neurotoxins. January 14 – 17, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Boulias C, Ismail F, Sinkar T, Phadke C. Standard of practice in anti-coagulated individuals requiring deep compartment botulinum toxin injections for spasticity: a survey. TOXINS 2015: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Botulinum and Other Neurotoxins. January 14 – 17, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal

Kassam A, Phadke C, Ismail F, Boulias C. A case study of management of upper extremity clonus using botulinum toxin type-A. TOXINS 2015: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Botulinum and Other Neurotoxins. January 14 – 17, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal

Miller M, Martin LM, Ismail F, Boulias C, Lyons L, Phadke CP. Seasonal variations in spasticity and botulinum toxin dosage. Ontario Society for Occupational Therapists (OSOT) Conference, Richmond Hill, September 19-20 2014

Peters J, Choi K, Chapman E, Tri A, Lim S, Ismail F, Boulias C, Gallagher S, Phadke CP. Spasticity and Goal Attainment Scale Characteristics in Individuals Receiving Botulinum Toxin Type-A Injections. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, October 7 – 11, 2014, Toronto, Canada

Cheung J, Hoang J, DiPoce S, Rancourt A, Levine A, Ismail F, Boulias C, Phadke CP. Factors that Influence Spasticity in Individuals with Stroke and Multiple Sclerosis. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, October 7 – 11, 2014, Toronto, Canada

Phadke CP, Moody T, Mochizuki G, Gage W, Ismail F, Boulias C. Relationship between spasticity and balance confidence in persons post-stroke. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, October 7 – 11, 2014, Toronto, Canada CANADIAN COLLABORATION

Eftekhar P, Phadke CP, Patterson K, Brooks D, Mochizuki G. The Impact of Botulinum Toxin and Upper Limb Rehabilitation on Spasticity, Function and Pain: A Systematic Review. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, October 7 – 11, 2014, Toronto, Canada CANADIAN COLLABORATION

Phadke CP, Kunju Kunju J, Gouelle A, Patterson K, Plummer P, Ismail F, Boulias C. Impact of spasticity and cognitive dual-task on gait variability and asymmetry in adults with neurological disorders. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, October 7 – 11, 2014, Toronto, Canada INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Goldstein J, Phadke CP, Roberts A, Ismail F, Boulias C. Spasticity Health Literacy among Canadian Family Physicians. Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, CAPM&R 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting, June 18-21, 2014, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. A comparative case study of the early time course of the action of onabotulinumtoxinA and incobotulinumtoxinA. World Congress for Neurorehabilitation, Istanbul, Turkey, April 8-12, 2014

Phadke CP, Flynn S, Kukulka CG, Thompson FJ, Behrman AL. Effect of walker usage on soleus H-reflex excitability post-spinal cord injury. World Congress for Neurorehabilitation, Istanbul, Turkey, April 8-12, 2014 INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Rahimzadeh Khiabani R, Mochizuki G, , Ismail F, Boulias C, Gage WH, Phadke CP. Association between spasticity and balance impairments in persons post-stroke. International Society for Posture, Gait and Research conference, June 29th, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada CANADIAN COLLABORATION

Phadke CP, Davidson A, Gulasingam S, Ismail F, Boulias C. Association between time since stroke and botulinum toxin dosage. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, November 13 – 16, 2013, Orlando, Florida, USA (Full-text)

Phadke CP, Davidson A, Ismail F, Boulias C. Differences in botulinum toxin dosage based on neural lesion type: A retrospective study. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, November 13 – 16, 2013, Orlando, Florida, USA (Full-text)

On A, Phadke CP, Kirazli Y, Ismail F, Boulias, C. Intrafusal effects of botulinum toxin for spasticity. 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting, ISCOS (International Spinal Cord Society), October 28-30, 2013 Istanbul, Turkey INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Wijekoon S, Tran-Nguyen K, Ismail F, Boulias C, Phadke CP. Seasonal physical activity variations in patients with spasticity. Canadian Association for Occupational Therapists (CAOT) Annual Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada, June 6-9 2013

Kam A, Fung S, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. Relationship between anxiety and anticipation of botulinum toxin type A injections. Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, CAPM&R 61st Annual Scientific Meeting, May 29 – June 1 2013, Montreal, Canada (Full-text)

Canning M, Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias C. A survey of rural and urban family physicians: analysis of spasticity health literacy and availability of appropriate spasticity care. Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, CAPM&R 61st Annual Scientific Meeting, May 29 – June 1 2013, Montreal, Canada

Phadke CP, Nair P, Madhavan S, Bowden MG, Thompson FJ, Behrman AL. Effect of locomotor training on reflex activity in patients with motor incomplete spinal cord injury. Combined Sections Meeting, APTA, San Diego, USA, January 24-26, 2013 INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Fung S, Phadke CP, Kam A, Ismail F, Boulias C. Effect of topical anesthetics on needle insertion pain during botulinum toxin type A injections for limb spasticity. TOXINS 2012: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Botulinum and Other Neurotoxins. December 5 – 8, 2012, Miami Beach, Florida, USA

Phadke CP, Balasubramian CK, Ismail F, Boulias, C. Revisiting physiological and psychological stressors that increase spasticity. European Federation of Neurological Societies, Annual Conference, Stockholm, Sweden September 8-11, 2012. INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Gugnani M, Boulias C, Ismail F, Phadke CP, Pauley T. Botulinum Toxin-A and Functional Rehabilitation of Upper Extremity – Canadian Association for Occupational Therapists (CAOT) Annual Conference, Quebec City, June 6-9 2012

Edwards K, McTavish J, Lyons L, Phadke CP. Spasticity, co-contraction and elbow function for reaching: Are they related? Canadian Association for Occupational Therapists (CAOT) Annual Conference, Quebec City, June 6-9 2012

Phadke CP, Robertson CT, Patten C. Presynaptic inhibition of flexor carpi radialis H-reflexes is correlated with grip strength in persons post-stroke. Combined Sections Meeting, APTA, Chicago, USA, February 8-10, 2012 INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Phadke CP, Ismail F, Boulias, C. Assessment of botulinum toxin effectiveness: a systematic review. Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C., USA, November 12th 2011

 

Behrman AL Fox E, Tester NJ, Trimble S, Phadke C, Nair P, Senesac C, Howland D. On-going recovery and musculoskeletal health four years after locomotor training in a child with severe, incomplete cervical spinal cord injury. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, USA, November 13-17, 2010

Fox E, Tester NJ, Phadke C, Nair P, Senesac C, Howland D, Behrman A. Recovery continues two years after locomotor training in a child with incomplete cervical spinal cord injury. Howard H. Steel Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury conference, Orlando, USA, December 3-5, 2009

Hou J, Jaiswal P, Phadke C, Parmer R, White TE, Reier PJ, Hoffman PM, Thompson FJ, Bose P. Neurobiology of spasticity and gait disabilities following low cervical spinal cord contusion injury (C-SCI). Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, USA, October 17-21, 2009

Bose PK, Hou J, Jaiswal P, Phadke C, Parmer R, Hoffman PM, Streit WJ, Thompson FJ. TMS and locomotor therapies improved motor and cognitive disabilities of an experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) rat model for Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, USA, October 17-21, 2009

Jaiswal PB, Hou J, Phadke C, Thompson FJ, Bose P. Effect of ketamine on transcranial magnetic motor-evoked potentials (tcMMEPs) of soleus muscle. Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, USA, October 17-21, 2009

Phadke CP, Robertson CT, Patten, C. Inhibitory spinal contributions to impaired grip force post-stroke. Seminar presentation. Southeast Biomechanics Conference, Gainesville, Florida, USA, April 23-25, 2009

Phadke CP, Flynn SF, Thompson FJ, Behrman AL, Trimble MH, Kukulka CG. Reliability of soleus H-reflex measurement in standing and walking post motor incomplete spinal cord injury. Seminar Presentation. Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPS) Congress, Calgary, Canada, May 28-31, 2009

Phadke CP, Robertson CT, Patten C. Inter-limb differences in presynaptic and reciprocal inhibition of flexor carpi radialis H-reflex in persons post-stroke. Neuroplasticity Symposium, College of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida (Poster won 250$ travel award), USA, December 5th 2008

Bose PK, Hou J, Phadke CP, Smith R, Parmer R, Cheng Y, Hoffman PM, Streit W, Thompson FJ. Potential experimental therapy to improve Multiple Sclerosis (MS) symptoms in an animal model. Society for Neuroscience, Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, November 15-19, 2008

Behrman AL, Fox EJ, Tester NJ, Nair, P, Phadke C, Peterson D, Sudhyadhom A, Senesac C, Dauser RC, Spierre L, Johns J, Thompon F, Kleim J, Reier P, Howland DR. Differential response to locomotor training after severe, chronic pediatric spinal cord injury and associated neural substrates. Society for Neuroscience, Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, November 15-19, 2008

Bose PK, Hou J, Padke C*, Parmer R, White T, Reier PJ, Hoffman PM, Thompson FJ. Cervical spinal cord contusion injury (C-SCI) induced spasticity and gait disabilities – Society for Neuroscience, Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, November 15-19, 2008 (*last name misspelt)

Bose PK, Hou J, Phadke CP, Cheng Y, Smith R, Parmer R, Hoffman PM, Streit W, Thompson FJ. A potential new therapy to alleviate EAE symptoms, an animal model of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). World Congress on Treatment and Research in Multiples Sclerosis, Montreal, Canada, September 17-20 2008

Phadke CP, Klimstra M, Zehr EP, Thompson FJ, Behrman AL. Soleus H-reflex modulation during stance phase of walking with altered arm swing patterns. ACSM Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, USA, May 27-30, 2008

Fox E, Tester NJ, Nair P, Phadke C, Peterson DM, Sudhyadhom A, Senesac C, Dauser R, Spierre L, Johns J, Thompson F, Kleim J, Peier P, Howland D, Behrman A. Insights on responses to locomotor training: Beyond motor scores in three children with severe chronic SCI. Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation’s 3rd Spinal Cord Symposium. Atlanta, Georgia, USA, May 9-11, 2008

Behrman AL, Fuller L, Stickles S, Day K, Nair P, Phadke C, Bowden MG, Kautz SA. Differential effects of robotically- versus manually-assisted locomotor training on stepping performance after incomplete spinal cord injury. International Society for Posture & Gait Research Annual Meeting, Burlington, Vermont, USA, July 14th-18th, 2007

Behrman AL, Nair P, Bowden M, Day K, Friedman E, Herget B, Phadke CP, Senesac C, Tester N, Thompson FJ, Reier Pl, Howland DR. Isolated, voluntary leg movement: is it a necessity for restoration of walking after spinal cord injury? International Society for Posture & Gait Research Annual Meeting, Burlington, Vermont USA, July 14-18, 2007

Behrman AL, Phadke CP et al. Training restores walking in the absence of voluntary leg movement following severe, chronic pediatric spinal cord injury. American Spinal Injury Association – Annual Meeting, USA, 2007

Phadke CP, Thompson FJ, Behrman AL. Interlimb differences in soleus H-reflex rate depression after incomplete spinal cord injury. Neuroplasticity Symposium, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, USA, 1st December 2006

Behrman AL, Bowden M, Day K, Fuller L, Herget B, Knight R, Nair P, Phadke C, Kautz S. Differential effects of robotically- versus manually-assisted locomotor training on stepping performance after incomplete spinal cord injury. Robotics Symposium, Zurich, Switzerland, 2006

Behrman AL, Bowden M, Herget M, Day K, Herget B, Nair P, Phadke C, Reier P, Senesac C, Thompon F, Howland DR. Evidence for a human spinal pattern generator: insights from a pediatric SCI case study. Society for Neuroscience (One of 700 abstracts selected from pool of 14,000 for release with Public Education and Communication Committee for Neuroscience 2006 Press Book), 2006

Behrman AL, Bowden M, Herget M, Day K, Herget B, Nair P, Phadke C, Reier PJ, Senesac C, Thompon F, Howland DR. Training restores walking in a non-ambulatory child with chronic, cervical spinal cord injury, Injuries and Dysfunction of the Spinal Cord in Children (Howard H. Steel Conference), Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA, Dec 2006

Behrman AL, Bowden M, Herget M, Howland D, Martin J, Nair P, Phadke C, Reier P, Senesac C, Thompon F. Locomotor training and recruitment of developmental neuroplasticity: Insights from a pediatric SCI case study.  Annual meeting, Society for Neuroscience, Atlanta, USA, October 14-18, 2006

Dragert KL, Barzi Y, Bowden MG, Javan B, Klimstra MD, Phadke C, Zehr EP. Coupling between arm and leg movement during “reduced” human locomotion: evidence from Hoffmann reflexes in a leg extensor muscle. Annual meeting, Society for Neuroscience, Atlanta, USA, October 14-18, 2006

Behrman A, Nair P, Bowden M, Fuller L, Herget B, Phadke C, Senesac C. Locomotor training: Recovery of walking in non-ambulatory 4.5 year old child with chronic, cervical SCI. APTA (CSM), San Diego, California, USA, February 1-4, 2006

Behrman AL, Bowden M, Herget M, Howland D, Martin J, Nair P, Phadke C, Reier P, Senesac C, Thompon F. Locomotor training and recruitment of developmental neuroplasticity: Insights from a pediatric SCI case study.  Annual meeting, Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, USA, November 12-16, 2005

Shah P,  Stevens JE, Jayaraman A, Pathare NC, Bowden M, Phadke CP, Nair PM, Walter G, Behrman AL, Vadenborne K. Effect of locomotor training on skeletal muscle size in individuals with incomplete spinal cord injury. ACSM Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, May 2005

Shah P, Stevens J, Jayaraman A, Pathare N, Bowden M, Nair P, Phadke C, Behrman A, Walter G, Vandenborne K. Loading induced changes in soleus muscle following incomplete spinal cord injury using magnetic resonance imaging. APTA (CSM), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, February 23-27, 2005

Shah P,  Stevens JE, Jayaraman A, Pathare NC, Bowden M, Phadke CP, Nair PM, Ko M, Walter G, Behrman AL, Vandenborne K. Effect of locomotor training on skeletal muscle size in individuals with incomplete spinal cord injury. APTA (CSM) Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, February 23-27, 2005

Nair P, Phadke C, Bowden MG, Davis S, Lawless AR, Behrman AL. Clinical gait outcomes after locomotor training in persons with chronic, incomplete spinal cord injury. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and the American Society for Neurorehabilitation (ACRM-ASNR), September 9-12, Pointe Vedra Beach, Florida, USA, (Third Place Award), 2004

Behrman AL, Lawless AR, Davis S, Phadke C, Nair P, Bowden M, Woodbury M, Flynn SM. Locomotor training: progression and outcomes after SCI. American Spinal Injury Association Meeting, USA, May 14-16, 2004

Phadke C, Woodbury MW, Light KE, Behrman AL. Speed-dependent modulation of leg-to-arm interlimb reflex while walking on a treadmill. APTA (CSM) Nashville, Tennessee, USA, February 4-8, 2004

Nair PM, Phadke CP, Behrman AL. How to walk faster after incomplete spinal cord injury? College of Public Health and Health Professions Research Day Fair, USA, April 16th 2004

Lawless AR, Davis S, Phadke C, Nair P, Bowden M, Woodbury M, Flynn SM, Hannold E, Ko M, Senesac C, Behrman AL. Case report: Locomotor training, progression, and outcomes after incomplete spinal cord injury. APTA (CSM), Nashville, Tennessee, USA, February 4-8, 2004

Behrman AL, Lawless AR, Woodbury M, Bowden M, Nair P, Davis S, Phadke CP, Duncan PW. Recovery of walking after neurologic injury: From spinal cord injury to stroke. NASPSPA, Savannah, Georgia, USA, Thursday, June 5-7, 2003

Woodbury ML, Chou YL, Phadke C, Nair P, Bowden M, Davis, S, Behrman AL, Flynn SM, Kukulka C, Thompson FJ. H-Reflex modulation during body weight supported treadmill walking in subjects with incomplete spinal cord injury: immediate response to treadmill speed. College of Health Professions Research Day Fair, University of Florida, (Awarded top three Research Day poster award), Gainesville, Florida, USA, April,17th 2003

Behrman AL, Chou YL, Phadke CP, Flynn SM, Kukulka CK, Thompson F. H-reflex modulation during body weight supported treadmill walking in subjects with incomplete SCI: Immediate response to treadmill speed. APTA (CSM) Tampa, Florida, USA, February 12-16, 2003

Phadke CP, Kukulka CK, Behrman AL, Thompson F, Flynn SM, Chou YL.   H-reflex rate depression in normal and spinal cord injured subjects before and after a single bout of treadmill and bicycle training. Society for Neuroscience (Also at College of Health Professions Research Day Fair), USA, Nov 7th 2002

Behrman AL, Flynn SM, Thigpen M, Chou YL, Phadke CP. Locomotor training outcomes for persons with incomplete spinal cord injury. Annual Conference American Paraplegia Society, USA, September 3, 2002

Fritz S, Phadke C, Light KE. Apraxia and CIMT: Are they a match? International Stroke Symposium.  Kansas City, MO, USA, April 2002
 

CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUMS (5)

“Metabolic syndrome and dietary patterns: A tale of two continents”
Symposium presentation, American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, October 24, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2017
Co-authors – Phadke CP, Vuagnat H
Role – organizer/presenter (Submitted)

 “Strides in Gait Rehabilitation: Walking as a Source and a Target of Neural Plasticity”

Symposium presentation, American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, November 2, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2016,
Co-authors – Phadke CP, Manning S (organizer), Bowden M, Thompson A
Role – co-organizer/presenter

“Diet and exercise post-stroke: too much or too little?”
Symposium presentation, American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, November 2, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2016,
Co-authors – Phadke CP, Tang A, Vuagnat H, McDougall J
Role – organizer/presenter

“Are Persons With Spasticity after Stroke And Multiple Sclerosis More Imbalanced?”
Symposium presentation, American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, October 25 – 30, Dallas, Texas, USA, 2015,
Co-authors – Phadke CP, Mochizuki G, Gage, WH, Gouelle A, Sosnoff J, Rahimzadeh Khiabani R, Ismail F, Boulias C
Role – organizer/presenter

“Improving the tone: Current PT intervention in spasticity management”
Symposium presentation, CPA (Canadian Physiotherapy Association) Congress 2015, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, June 19th, 2015
Co-presenter: Shannon Reid
Role – organizer/presenter

“Current challenges with spasticity treatment: Road blocks or opportunities?”
Symposium presentation, American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, October 7 – 11, 2014, Toronto, Canada, 2014,
Co-presenters – Phadke CP, Lindberg P, Ethans K, Ismail F, Boulias C
Role – organizer/presenter

INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE CONFERENCE (1)

Rehabilitation for the Walking Talking Stroke Survivor
American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, Annual Conference, November 1, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2016,
Co-authors – Capo-Lugo C, Schwartz J, Phadke CP, Belgaje S, Danzl MM, Kovic M, Roberts P, Holguin J, Margetis J, Mauk K, Camicia M, Scott S, Page S.
Role – co-presenter
 

 

SEMINAR/CONFERENCE PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS (5)

 “Role of arm cycling in reducing spasticity”, Research and Progress Rounds, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Canada, April 2nd, 2015

“Revisiting physiological and psychological stressors that increase spasticity” Presented at the European Federation of Neurological Societies annual conference, Stockholm, Sweden, September 8-11, 2012 (See also Abstracts above)

“Pre-synaptic and Reciprocal Inhibition in the Hemiparetic UE: Mechanisms and Functional Implications”, Presented at the Neural Control of Movement Lab meeting (Dr. Carolynn Patten, Veterans Affairs, Brain Rehabilitation and Research Center), Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida, January 2009

“Can static cycling restore reflex modulation after spinal cord injury”? Presented at Graduate Student Forum – Research Seminar, University of Florida, Gainesville, April 2003

“Comparison of the strength and endurance of the flexors and extensors of knee in females” Presented at 1st Conference Maharashtra Chapter of Indian Association of Physiotherapists, Pune, India, August 2000

 

INVITED TALKS (17)
 
“The relationship between muscle spasticity and balance in persons post-stroke” – 8th Annual Muscle Health Awareness Day (MHAD8), York University Keele Campus on Friday May 26, 2017

“Spasticity, a review of evidence of non-pharmacologic interventions” – Keynote lecture, 7th Regional Brain Injury Conference, Canterbury, UK, September 30th, 2016

“Neurophysiologic impact of walking aids in persons with motor incomplete spinal cord injury” The Jousse Lecture Series, Lyndhurst Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – UHN, Toronto, Canada, February 18th, 2016

“Building Collaborations between Clinicians and Researchers” – Journal Club presentation, Muscle Function and Performance Lab (Dr. Sunita Mathur), Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, November 12th 2015

“Journey from physiotherapy to neuroscience” Neuroscience Graduate Diploma Program – Meet the Neuroscientist series with 1st Year Neuroscience students, York University, Toronto, Canada, September 25th, 2015

“Neurophysiological mechanisms underlying spasticity assessment and treatment”, York University, Toronto, Canada, September 25th, 2015

“Role of physiotherapists in the future” Video address at the World Physiotherapy Day celebration in AII India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AIIPMR), September 8th 2015

“Spasticity: Understanding the neurophysiology and clinical impact” University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Whitby, Canada, March 18th 2015

“Clinician and researcher: the perfect marriage”, Grand Rounds, Nottingham City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham, UK, January 20th 2015

“Neurophysiological, behavioural, and environmental aspects of spasticity”, NeuroTalk, University of Florida, October 24th 2014, Gainesville, Florida

“Spasticity: Problem, Treatment, & Knowledge Generation”, Lecture at the Weston Lion’s Club, September 24, 2014, Toronto, ON, Canada

“Intrinsic and extrinsic factors that alter the experience of spasticity”, Lecture at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, November 18th 2013

“Environmental and personal factors affecting spasticity”, Rehabilitation Rounds, University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Canada, November 1st 2012. Presentation link

“Walking retraining post-neurological injury using body weight support and treadmill”, Presented at the Indian Association of Physiotherapists Annual Conference, Pune, Maharashtra, India, January 2011

“Changes in spinal excitability post-stroke”, Presented in Queen’s University, School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, January 2010

Are changes in spinal excitability related to functional impairment post stroke?”, Presented in York University, Centre for Vision Research Seminar Series, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 2009

“Role of evoked responses in describing neurological deficits and recovery”, Presented in Dr. Michael Fehlings Lab, Krembil Neuroscience Program, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada, August 2008

“Neurological effect of arm postures on leg movements during treadmill walking” Presented in Neuro-Noons: Seminar Series, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, May 2004

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

International Neurotoxin Association (current)

American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (current)

Canadian Physiotherapy Association (past)

Indian Association of Physiotherapists (past)

Society for Neuroscience (past)

American Physical Therapy Association (past)

LICENSURE

Licensed to practice in India: # 4326-L

 
ACADEMIC SERVICE ACTIVITIES

Faculty roles

Adjunct Member                                                                            2016 – 2019
Graduate Program in Kinesiology & Health Science
York University, Toronto, Canada

Adjunct Faculty                                                                             2013 – 2019
Faculty of Health
York University, Toronto, Canada

Associate faculty                                                                           2012 – 2019
Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
(formerly the Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science)
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Status appointment                                                                       2011 – 2019
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy
Faculty of Medicine,
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Ethics Board 2017 –

Joint Research Ethics Board
Member
West Park Healthcare Centre
Toronto, Canada

 

Research committees

 Chair – MSc (GDRS) oral defense                                                  2014
Candidate – Daniel Cheung
Thesis – “Central Set and Motor Preparation: Neural Correlates of Movement Optimization”
Co-Supervisors – Drs. Heather Carnahan and George Mochizuki
Date – November 27th, 2014

Chair – MSc (RSI) oral defense                                                      2016
Candidate – Timothy Lam
Thesis – “Exploring the Relationship Between Motor and Frontoparietal Brain Networks in Upper Limb Motor Outcome Post-Stroke”
Co-Supervisors – Drs. Joyce Chen and Deirdre Dawson
Date – August 11th, 2016

Journal Peer-Reviewer

Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – PM&R, Disability and Rehabilitation, European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, Physiotherapy Canada, Physiotherapy Research International, AGE – Journal of American Aging Association, Gait and Posture, Perceptual Motor Skills, BMC Geriatrics, Journal of Child Neurology, Clinical and Investigative Medicine, Indian Journal of Medical Research, International Journal of Neuroscience, Neuroscience Letters, PLOS One Experimental Brain Research, Brain, Brain Injury, Muscle and Nerve

 

 

Conferences

Abstract Review Committee

  1. World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress – 2015/16
  2. Canadian Physiotherapy Association Annual Conference – 2015/16

 
International Poster Award Committee

  1. ACRM Annual Conference, October 25 – 30, 2015, Dallas, TX, USA
  2. ACRM Annual Conference, November 1-4, 2016, Chicago, IL, USA


Facilitator

 Co-facilitator: Early Career Development Seminar – Creating International Collaborations: Susie Charlifue, Fofi Constantinidou, Mohamed Sakel & Chetan Phadke,

Moderator

P029 – Trends and Drivers of Change for Ontario’s physiotherapists: Learnings from the ‘This is PT Now’ project, K E Norman
Canadian Physiotherapy Association Annual Conference – Halifax, Canada; June 2015

Other activities

International Networking Group  (I-NG) – ACRM (American College of Rehabilitation Medicine)
Secretary: 2013 – present

ACRM Mild-Stroke Workgroup – ACRM (American College of Rehabilitation Medicine)
2016

 

Workshops and Certificates

Certificate – Fundamentals of University Teaching                           2016
Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition                                                       2016
Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies
eCornell, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US

Evidence Synthesis Workshop                                                       2015
Systematic Overviews through advancing
Research Technology (SORT)
The Hospital for Sick Children Research institute,
Toronto, ON