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Frank J. E. Falco, MD
Director
Mid Atlantic Spine
Newark, DE

About Frank J. E. Falco, MD

Frank Falco, MD is Director of Mid Atlantic Spine and is a widely recognized expert and pioneer in the treatment of disorders of the muscle and skeletal systems.

After earning his medical degree at Temple University Medical School, he received specialty training in spine and sports medicine and in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Dr. Falco is board certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and by the American Boards of Pain Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Prior to his appointment as Director at Mid Atlantic Spine, he was a Physiatrist at Georgia Spine & Sports Physicians.

Dr. Falco is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Association of Academic Physiatrists, American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Physiatric Assocation of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabiliation, American Academy of Pain Medicine, International Spinal Injection Society, and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia.

Publications

Chapters:

Falco FJE, Lagattuta FP: Industrial Rehabilitation. In O'Young B, Young M (eds): Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Secrets. Philadelphia, Hanely & Belfus, 1996. IN PRESS

Lagattuta FP, Falco FJE: Assessment and Treatment of Cervical Spine Disorders. In Braddom RL (ed): Krusen's Handbook of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 5th ed, Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 1995.

Windsor RE, Falco FJE, Dreyer SJ, Furman MB, Lester JP: Lumbar Discography. In Weinstein S (ed): Injection Techniques. Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 1995.

Windsor RE, Falco FJE, Furman MB: Therapeutic Lumbar Disc Procedures. In Weinstein S (ed): Injection Techniques. Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 1995

Windsor RE, Dreyer SJ, Lester JP, Falco FJE: Sports Specific Stabilization: Weight Lifting. In White A (ed): Spinal Medicine and Surgery. St. Louis, Mosby, 1995.

Windsor RE, Falco FJE, Dreyer SJ, Chappuis J. Lester JP: Spinal Cord Stimulation in Chronic Pain. In Leonnard TA (ed): Physiatric Procedures in Clinical Practice. Philadelphia, Hanely & Belfus, 1995.

Weinik M, Falco FJE: Acute and Chronic Compartment Syndromes of the Lower Leg. In Rucker KS (ed): Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, The ankle. Stoneham, MA, Andover Medical Publishers, 1992

Letters To The Editor:

Falco FJE, Hennessey WJ, Goldberg G, Braddom RL: H Reflex Amplitude in the Healthy Elderly (A Reply) Muscle & Nerve. 1994;17:1350-1351.

Abstracts:

Hennessey WJ, Falco FJE, Braddom RL, Goldberg G: The Influence of Aging on Within Hand Distal Latency Comparisons for Carpel Tunnel Syndrome. Muscle & Nerve. 1994;17:1115.

Falco FJE, Hennessey WJ, Goldberg G, Braddom RL: Standardized Nerve Conduction Studies in the Lower Limb of the Healthy Elderly. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 1994;73:146.

Hennessey WJ, Falco FJE, Goldberg G, Braddom RL: Gender and Arm Length: Influence on Nerve Conduction Parameters in the Upper Limb. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 1993;72:235.

Falco FJE, Hennessey WJ, Goldberg G, Braddom RL: H-Reflex Latency in the Healthy Elderly. Muscle & Nerve. 1993;16:1114-1115.

Hennessey WJ, Falco FJE, Braddom RL: The Radial Nerve is Most Appropriate for Sensory Distal Latency Comparisons. Muscle & Nerve. 1993;16:1112-1113.

Goldberg G, Hennessey WJ, Falco FJE, Braddom RL: Within-Hand Comparisons of Distal Latencies in the Elderly. Muscle & Nerve. 1992;15:1185.

Falco FJE, Hennessey WJ, Braddom RL, Goldberg G: Standard Nerve Conduction Velocities In Healthy Elderly Humans. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 1992;71:248-249.

Falco F, Esquenazi A: Weight Bearing and Foot Size: Is there a Relationship? Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 1991;72:833-834.

Weaver M, Falco F, Alanis D: Fellowships in PM&R: Medical Students' View. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 1991;72:809

Falco F, Bakst B: Femoral Neuropathy Presenting as Knee pain. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 1991;72:826.

Reviews:

Falco, F: The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 1990;5:92-93.

Publications & Book Chapters:

Fortin JD, Pier J, Falco FJE: Sacroiliac joint injection: pain referral mapping and arthrographic findings. Vleeming (ed): Movement Stability & Low Back Pain. The Essential Role of the Pelvis. Churchill Livingstone. 1997.

Fortin JD, Falco FJE: The Fortin Finger Test: An Indicator of Sacroiliac Pain. American Journal of Orthopedics. 1997.

Falco FJE: Lumber spine injection procedures in the management of low back pain. Occupational Medicine: Hanley & Belfus. State of the Art Reviews. 1998.

Windsor RE, Falco FJE, Pinzon EG: Spinal cord stimulation in chronic pain. Lennard (ed): Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice. Hanley & Belfus. 2nd edition. 1998.

Fortin JD, Washington W, Falco FJE: Three Pathways between the Sacroiliac Joint and Neural Structures. American Journal Neuroradiology. 1999.

Falco FJE, Windsor RE, Wasserburger LB: Lumbar Spine Disorders. Grabois (ed): Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. The Complete Approach. Blackwell Science. 2000

Lagattuta F, Falco FJE: Assessment and Treatment of Cervical Spine Disorders. Braddom (ed): Krusen's Handbook of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. WB Saunders. 6th edition. 2000.

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