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.


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Phone: (415) 353-9888
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Selected Research and Publications

  1. Roghani T, Khalkhali Zavieh M, Rahimi A, Talebian S, Manshadi FD, Akbarzadeh Baghban A, King N, Katzman W. The reliability and validity of a designed setup for the assessment of static back extensor force and endurance in older women with and without hyperkyphosis. Physiother Theory Pract. 2018 Jan 25; 1-12.
  2. Katzman WB, Parimi N, Gladin A, Poltavskiy EA, Schafer AL, Long RK, Fan B, Wong SS, Lane NE. Sex differences in response to targeted kyphosis specific exercise and posture training in community-dwelling older adults: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017 Dec 04; 18(1):509.
  3. Roghani T, Khalkhali Zavieh M, Rahimi A, Talebian S, Dehghan Manshadi F, Akbarzadeh Baghban A, King N, Katzman W. The Reliability of Standing Sagittal Measurements of Spinal Curvature and Range of Motion in Older Women With and Without Hyperkyphosis Using a Skin-Surface Device. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2017 Nov - Dec; 40(9):685-691.

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