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Michael P. Schaefer, MD
Assistant Professor, PM&R
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

About Michael P. Schaefer, MD

Dr. Schaefer practices sports medicine and interventional spine physiatry at The MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute of Ohio. He is Assistant Professor of PM&R at Case Western Reserve University. His special interests are spinal interventions and lower extremity overuse injuries in athletes.

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications
1. Schaefer MP, Smith J, Dahm DL, Sorenson MC. Ephedra Use in a Select Group of Adolescent Athletes. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 5(3) 407-414, 2006.

 

2. Newcomer KL, Martinez-Silvestrini JA, Schaefer MP, Gay RE, Arendt KW. Sensitivity of the Patient-rated Forearm Evaluation Questionnaire in Lateral Epicondylitis. Journal of Hand Therapy, 18(4) 400-05, 2005.

3. Martinez-Silvestrini JA, Newcomer KL, Gay RE, Schaefer MP, Kortebein P, Arendt KW. Chronic Lateral epicondylitis: comparative effectiveness of a home exercise program including stretching alone versus stretching supplemented with eccentric or concentric strengthening. Journal of Hand Therapy, 18(4) 411-19, 2005.

4. Smith J, Laskowski ER, Newcomer-Aney KL, Thompson JM, Schaefer MP, Morfe EG. Implementation of formal learning objectives during a physical medicine and rehabilitation sports medicine rotation. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 84(4) :287-93, 2005.

5. Schaefer MP and Smith J. Femoral Head Osteoid Osteoma Presenting as Thigh Pain, a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 84(6) 904-05, 2003.

6. Fishman LM and Schaefer MP. The Piriformis Syndrome is Underdiagnosed. Muscle and Nerve, 28(5) 646-49, 2003.

7. Schubert MA, Wiggins MJ, Schaefer MP, Hiltner A, Anderson JM. Oxidative biodegradation of biaxially strained poly(etherurethane urea) elastomers. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research 1995; 29(3):337-47.

Published Book Chapters
1. Schaefer MP. Occipital Neuralgia. In: Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Review & Self-Assessment. Editors: Silver JK, Frontera W. Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philedelphia. 2003.

Other Publications
1. "Trail Running—6 tips to prepare for the Birkie Trail Run" (Review) Carpe Skiem Vol 4(6) (electronic periodical journal) Aug 7, 2007.

2. "Cross Training for the Birkie—Part 1" (Review) Carpe Skiem Vol 4(7) (electronic periodical journal) Sept 7, 2007.

3. "Cross Training for the Birkie—Part 2" (Review) Carpe Skiem Vol 4(8) (electronic periodical journal) Oct 7, 2007.

4. "Managing Arthritis Pain, for the Cross Country Skier" (Review) Carpe Skiem Vol 5(1) (electronic periodical journal) Jan 7, 2008.

Regional and National Presentations and Abstracts
1. MetroHealth PMR/Sports Medicine Grand Rounds. "Running and Arthritis" Dec 10th, 2007, Cleveland OH. Regional Audience—Physicians.

2. Cleveland Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting. "Low Back Pain in Pregnancy" March 21, 2007, Independence, OH. Regional Audience—Physicians.

3. Nortman S, Schaefer, M, Govil H, Chae J . Use and effectiveness of oral corticosteroids for acute radiculopathy: A retrospective chart review. Presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Dayton, Fl., March, 2006.

4. MetroHealth Multidisciplinary Spine Conference—"Sacroiliac Pain" February, 2006, Cleveland, OH. Regional Audience—Physicians.

5. MetroHealth Pediatrics Grand Rounds—"Anterior Knee Pain in Children and Adolescents" September 2005, Cleveland, OH. Regional Audience—Physicians.

6. AAPMR Annual Assembly Symposium Presentation—"Evaluation and Management of Challenging Foot and Ankle Disorders." October 2005. Philadelphia, PA. National Audience—Physicians.

7. Schaefer MP, Smith J, Londono MU, McLean TJ, Irby SE, Kotajarvi BR., Kaufman KR. The Effect of Foot Orthoses on Posterior Tibialis, Tibialis Anterior, and Peroneus Longus Muscle Electromyographic Activity During Walking and Running. (Slide Presentation) American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Vol 36(5)S178, 2004.

8. Dib M, Miles K, Smith J, Schaefer MP, Kaufman K. The Effect of Environmental Temperature on the Shock Absorbing Capacity of Running Shoes. (Abstract and Slide Presentation) American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Vol 36(5)S, 2004.

9. Schaefer, MP, Laskowski ER. Knee Injury - Soccer. Case presentation, American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Vol 35(5)S-249, 2003.

10. Morfe, EG, Schaefer MP, Thompson JM. Head injury- Football. Case presentation, American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Vol 35(5)S-362, 2003.

11. Miles KA, Smith J, Reimer E, Schaefer MP, Dahm DL, Kaufman K. Wear Characteristics of Common Running Shoes. (Abstract and Poster Presentation) American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Vol 35(5)S-237 2003.

12. Eggert, CA, Schaefer, MP, Noll SF. Spinal Stenosis Caused by Epidural Lipomatosis and Compression Fractures. (Case Presentation) Am. Acad. of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2002.

13. Schaefer, MP and Reeves, RK. Facial Synkinesis After Acute Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy. (Poster Presentation) American Spinal Injury Association and Internation Medical Society of Paraplegia Annual Meeting, May, 2002.

14. Schaefer, MP, Smith, J, and Newcomer-Aney, K Exercised Induced Leg Numbness (Case Presentation) American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Vol 33(5); S235, 2001.

15. Schaefer, MP and Smith, J Femoral Head Osteoid Osteoma Presenting as Thigh Pain, a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge. (Poster Presentation) American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Assembly. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol 81(9); p.1306, 2000.

16. Schaefer, MP and Smith, J. Chest Pain in a Recreational Basketball Player. (Case Presentation) American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Vol 32(5); S37-367, 2000.

Case Studies Presented by Michael P. Schaefer, MD

Bilateral L2 Spondylolysis: Nonsurgical or Surgical Treatment?

Presented by: M. Schaefer MD

This 29-year-old former college football player presented with sharp stabbing pain in the upper lumbar spine.

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