About Scott F. Nadler, DO, FACSMDoctor Scott Nadler is a Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ where he also serves as the Director of Sports Medicine.
He is the team physician for Rutgers University in Newark, NJ, Bloomfield College in Bloomfield, NJ, St. Peters College in Jersey City, NJ, and New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ. Dr. Nadler has been on the medical faculty of the United States Figure Skating Association since 2000 and was selected as the head U.S. physician at the 2004 World Figure Skating Championships in Dortmann, Germany.
Dr. Nadler was selected by the Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine as the "2002 Traveling Fellow to Japan". In 2003, he was the recipient of the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Lectureship Award from the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for his research and treatment of low back pain and was 2004 recipient of the Excellence in Sports Science and Medicine from the United States Figure Skating Association. Further, Dr. Nadler has been selected as a Best Doctors in America from 1996-2004, and to the Castle Connolly Guide, How to Pick the Best Doctors in the Metro-New York Region - 1999-2004.
1. Nadler SF; Malanga GA; Zimmerman JR: Continuous Passive Motion in the Rehabilitation
Setting: A Retrospective Study. Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 72(3): 162-165,
2. Krivickas LS, Nadler SF, Davies MR, Petroski GF, Feinberg JF: Spectral Analysis
During Fatigue: Surface and Fine Wire Electrode Comparison. Am J Phys Med
Rehab, 75(1): 15-20, 1995.
3. Feinberg JH, Nadler SF: The pre-participation sports screening physical.
NJ Rehab, October 1995.
4. Feinberg JH, Nadler SF, Krivickas LS: Peripheral nerve injuries in the athlete.
Sports Medicine, 24(6):385-408, 1997.
5. Jain SS, Nadler SF, Eyles M, Kirshblum S, DeLisa JA: Development of an objective
structured clinical examination (OSCE) for physical medicine and rehabilitation
residents. Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 76(2):102-106, 1997.
6. Nadler SF, Stitik TP: Occupational Low Back Pain: History and Physical.
Occupational Medicine. State of the Art Review, 13(1): 61- 81, 1998.
7. Nadler SF, Wu K, Galski T, Feinberg JH: Low back pain in college athletes:
A prospective study correlating lower extremity overuse or acquired ligamentous
laxity with low back pain. Spine, 23(7):828-833, 1998.
8. Nadler SF, Cooke PA: Cervical Myofacial Pain after Whiplash. Spine: State
of the Art Review, 12 (2):357-376, 1998.
9. Tolchin RB, Nadler SF: Manual Medicine Approach to Whiplash. Spine: State
of the Art Review, 12 (2): 437-452, 1998.
10. Stitik TP, Nadler SF: Sports Injuries Part 1: When and how to use cold
most effectively. Consultant, 38(12):2881-2890, 1998.
11. Nadler SF, Campagnolo DI, Tomaio A, Stitik TP: The high lumbar disc: a
diagnostic and treatment dilemma. Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 77(6):538-544,
12. Jain SS, Delisa JA, Eyles M, Nadler SF, Kirshblum S, Smith A: Further experience
in the development of an objective, structured clinical examination for physical
medicine and rehabilitation residents. Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 77 (4):
13. Nadler SF, Stitik TP, Malanga GA. Optimizing outcome in the injured worker
with low back pain. Critical Reviews in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation,
11(2): 139-169, 1999.
14. Stitik TP, Foye PM, Nadler SF: Electromyography in craniomaxillofacial
trauma. J Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma, 5(2):39-46, 1999.
15. Stitik TP, Nadler SF, Foye PM: The electrodiagnostic evaluation of digital
nerve lesions. Disability, 8(1):1-11, 1999.
16. Stitik TP, Nadler SF: Sports Injuries Part 2: When and how to apply Heat.
Consultant, 39:144-158, 1999.
17. Stitik TP, Nadler SF, Foye PM: Impairment Rating and Diagnosis of Carpal
Tunnel Syndrome: History and Physical Examination. Disability, 8(2):17-25,
18. Stitik TP, Foye PM, Nadler SF: Impairment Rating and Diagnosis of Carpal
Tunnel Syndrome: Electrodiagnostic Studies. Disability, 8(2):27-35, 1999.
19. Malanga GA, Bowen JE, Nadler SF, Lee A: Non-operative management of shoulder
injuries. J Back Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 12:179-189, 1999.
20. Malanga GA, Nadler SF, Lipetz JS: Pharmacologic treatment of low back pain.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: State of the Art Review, 13(3):531-550,
21. Stitik TP, Nadler SF, Foye PM, Smith R: Osteoarthritis of the knee and
hip: Practical nondrug steps to successful therapy. Consultant, 39(6):1707-1714,
22. Nadler SF, Malanga GA, Stitik TP, Smith SD: Sports: Lack of focused research
poses treatment challenge. Biomechanics, pg. 26-32, May 1999.
23. Stitik TP, Nadler SF, Foye PM: Greater trochanteric enthesopathy: An example
of "short course retinoid enthesopathy". Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 78(6):571-576,
24. Stitik TP, Foye PM, Nadler SF: Salon sink radiculopathy. Am J Phys Med
Rehabil, 78(4):381-383, 1999.
25. Malanga GA, Nadler SF: Nonoperative treatment of low back pain. Mayo
Clinic Proceedings, 74:1135-1148, 1999.
26. Nadler SF, Mulford, GJ, Wagner KL, Stitik TP, Malanga GA, Levy AS, Just
N: Improving the Workers Compensation System: Case Management Perspective. Am
J Phys Med Rehabil, 79(1):97-99, 2000.
27. Nadler SF, Malanga GA, DePrince ML, Stitik TP, Feinberg JH: Relationship
between hip muscle imbalance, lower extremity injury and low back pain in collegiate
athletes. Clin J Sport Med, 10:89-97, 2000.
28. Nadler SF, DePrince ML, Hauesien N, Malanga GA, Stitik TP, Price E: Reliability
of a Dynamometer-Platform for the Measurement of Strength in the Hip extensors
and abductors. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 81(8): 1072-1076, 2000.
29. Foye PM, Stitik TP, Nadler SF, Chen B: A study of post-traumatic shingles
as a work related injury. Am J Industrial Med, 38:108-111, 2000.
30. Foye PM, Stitik TP, Chen B, Nadler SF: Osteoarthritis and Body Weight.
Nutritional Research, 20(6): 899-903, 2000.
31. Stitik TP, Foye PM, Chen B, Nadler SF: Joint and soft tissue corticosteroid
injections: A practical approach. Consultant, 40(8): 1469-1475, 2000.
32. Memmo PA, Nadler S, Malanga G: Lumbar disc herniations: A review of surgical
and non-surgical indications and outcomes. J Back Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation,
14: 79-88, 2000.
33. Nadler SF, Weingand KW, Stitik TP, Kruse RJ: Pain relief runs hot and cold.
Biomechanics, 1: 83- 90, 2001.
34. Stitik TP, Foye PM, Nadler SF, Brachman GO: Phlebotomy-related lateral
antebrachial cutaneous nerve injury. Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 80:230-234,
35. Nadler SF, Malanga GA, Feinberg JH, Prybicien M, Stitik TP, DePrince ML:
The relationship between hip muscle imbalance and the occurrence of low back
pain in collegiate athletes. A prospective study. Am J Phys Med Rehabil,
80(8): 572-577, 2001.
36. Nadler SF, Bartoli L, Stitik TP, Chen B: Tarlov Cyst: A rare cause of S1
radiculopathy: A case report. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 2001; 82: 689-690,
37. Jain SS, Delisa JA, Nadler S, Banerjee S, Kirshblum SC, Eyeles M: One program's
experience: Comparison between residents performance on the OSCE vs Written
Board Examination. Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 79(5): 462-467, 2000.
38. Nadler SF, Malanga GA, Stitik TP, Keswani R, Foye PM: The crossed femoral
nerve stretch test to improve diagnostic sensitivity for the high lumbar radiculopathy.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 82: 522-523, 2001.
39. Nadler SF, Feinberg JH, Reisman S, Stitik TP, DePrince ML Hengehold D,
Weingand K: Effect of Topical Heat on the EMG Power Density Spectrum in Subjects
with Myofascial Pain and Normal Controls. Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 80:
40. Malanga GA, Giradi J, Nadler SF: The Spontaneous Healing of a Torn Anterior
Cruciate Ligament. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, 11:118-120, 2001.
41. Nadler SF, Malanga GA: Letter to the Editor. The Spine Journal,
42. Nadler SF, Malanga GA, Bartoli LA, Feinberg JH, Prybicien M, DePrince M:
Hip Muscle Imbalance and Low Back Pain in Athletes: Influence of core strengthening.
Med Sci Sport Exerc, 2001; 34(1): 9-16.
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