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Wendy Katzman

Physical therapist

Physical therapist Wendy Katzman is a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist, with a special clinical interest in treating the musculoskeletal effects of osteoporosis with exercise. She is a clinical Instructor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehab Science at UCSF. She also is the vice-president of the American Physical Therapy Association's Geriatric Section Special Interest Group on Osteoporosis and lectures extensively to professional and community audiences on physical therapy management of osteoporosis.

Clinics

Chronic Pelvic Pain Center
2356 Sutter St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 885-7788
Fax: (415) 353-9550

Hours: Monday
1 – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Nardo L, Lane NE, Parimi N, Cawthon PM, Fan B, Shepherd J, Cauley J, Zucker-Levin A, Murphy RA, Katzman WB. Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis Association With Thoracic Spine Kyphosis: A Cross-sectional Study for the Health Aging and Body Composition Study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Nov 15; 39(24):E1418-24.
  2. Kado DM, Miller-Martinez D, Lui LY, Cawthon P, Katzman WB, Hillier TA, Fink HA, Ensrud KE. Hyperkyphosis, Kyphosis Progression, and Risk of Non-Spine Fractures in Older Community Dwelling Women: The Study of Osteoporotic Fractures (SOF). J Bone Miner Res. 2014 Oct; 29(10):2210-6.
  3. Katzman WB, Miller-Martinez D, Marshall LM, Lane NE, Kado DM. Kyphosis and paraspinal muscle composition in older men: a cross-sectional study for the osteoporotic fractures in men (MrOS) research group. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2014; 15(1):19.
  4. Bansal S, Katzman WB, Giangregorio LM. Exercise for improving age-related hyperkyphotic posture: a systematic review. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Jan; 95(1):129-40.
  5. Katzman WB, Huang MH, Lane NE, Ensrud KE, Kado DM. Kyphosis and decline in physical function over 15 years in older community-dwelling women: the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013 Aug; 68(8):976-83.
  6. Kado DM, Huang MH, Karlamangla AS, Cawthon P, Katzman W, Hillier TA, Ensrud K, Cummings SR. Factors associated with kyphosis progression in older women: 15 years' experience in the study of osteoporotic fractures. J Bone Miner Res. 2013 Jan; 28(1):179-87.
  7. Knight S, Luft J, Nakagawa S, Katzman WB. Comparisons of pelvic floor muscle performance, anxiety, quality of life and life stress in women with dry overactive bladder compared with asymptomatic women. BJU Int. 2012 Jun; 109(11):1685-9.
  8. Katzman W, Cawthon P, Hicks GE, Vittinghoff E, Shepherd J, Cauley JA, Harris T, Simonsick EM, Strotmeyer E, Womack C, Kado DM. Association of spinal muscle composition and prevalence of hyperkyphosis in healthy community-dwelling older men and women. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012 Feb; 67(2):191-5.
  9. Katzman WB, Vittinghoff E, Ensrud K, Black DM, Kado DM. Increasing kyphosis predicts worsening mobility in older community-dwelling women: a prospective cohort study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Jan; 59(1):96-100.
  10. Katzman WB, Wanek L, Shepherd JA, Sellmeyer DE. Age-related hyperkyphosis: its causes, consequences, and management. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2010 Jun; 40(6):352-60.
  11. Katzman WB, Vittinghoff E, Kado DM. Age-related hyperkyphosis, independent of spinal osteoporosis, is associated with impaired mobility in older community-dwelling women. Osteoporos Int. 2011 Jan; 22(1):85-90.
  12. Pawlowsky SB, Hamel KA, Katzman WB. Stability of kyphosis, strength, and physical performance gains 1 year after a group exercise program in community-dwelling hyperkyphotic older women. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Feb; 90(2):358-61.
  13. Katzman WB, Sellmeyer DE, Stewart AL, Wanek L, Hamel KA. Changes in flexed posture, musculoskeletal impairments, and physical performance after group exercise in community-dwelling older women. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Feb; 88(2):192-9.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.

This health care professional is not a member of UCSF Medical Group. Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for services.