Michael Mueller

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Weight-bearing versus nonweight-bearing exercise for persons with diabetes and peripheral neuropathy: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael J Mueller
    Program in Physical Therapy and Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Mo Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:829-38. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and mechanism of orthotic devices to unload metatarsal heads in people with diabetes and a history of plantar ulcers
    Michael J Mueller
    Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Blvd, Box 8502, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Phys Ther 86:833-42. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of achilles tendon lengthening on functional limitations and perceived disability in people with a neuropathic plantar ulcer
    Michael J Mueller
    Applied Biomechanics Laboratory, Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:1559-64. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint "Pressure gradient" as an indicator of plantar skin injury
    Michael J Mueller
    Appliued Biomechanics Laboratory, Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, P O Box 8502, 4444 Forest Park Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2908-12. 2005
  5. pmc Plantar stresses on the neuropathic foot during barefoot walking
    Michael J Mueller
    Program in Physical Therapy and Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8502, 4444 Forest Park Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Phys Ther 88:1375-84. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Structural changes in the forefoot of individuals with diabetes and a prior plantar ulcer
    Douglas D Robertson
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:1395-404. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Pressure gradient and subsurface shear stress on the neuropathic forefoot
    Donovan J Lott
    Movement Science Program, Washington University, PO Box 8502, 4444 Forest Park Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:342-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of Achilles tendon lengthening on ankle muscle performance in people with diabetes mellitus and a neuropathic plantar ulcer
    Gretchen B Salsich
    Department of Physical Therapy, Saint Louis University, 3437 Caroline Street, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Phys Ther 85:34-43. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Numerical simulation of the plantar pressure distribution in the diabetic foot during the push-off stance
    Ricardo L Actis
    Engineering Software Research and Development, Inc, 111 West Port Plaza, Suite 825, St Louis, MO 63146, USA
    Med Biol Eng Comput 44:653-63. 2006
  10. pmc Multi-plug insole design to reduce peak plantar pressure on the diabetic foot during walking
    Ricardo L Actis
    Engineering Software Research and Development, Inc, 111 West Port Plaza, Suite 825, St Louis, MO 63146, USA
    Med Biol Eng Comput 46:363-71. 2008

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Weight-bearing versus nonweight-bearing exercise for persons with diabetes and peripheral neuropathy: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael J Mueller
    Program in Physical Therapy and Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Mo Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:829-38. 2013
    ..To determine the effects of weight-bearing (WB) versus nonweight-bearing (NWB) exercise for persons with diabetes mellitus (DM) and peripheral neuropathy (PN)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and mechanism of orthotic devices to unload metatarsal heads in people with diabetes and a history of plantar ulcers
    Michael J Mueller
    Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Blvd, Box 8502, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Phys Ther 86:833-42. 2006
    ..The second purpose of this study was to determine a possible mechanism of pressure reduction by measuring contact area and loaded soft-tissue thickness (STT) under the metatarsal heads and second metatarsal shaft...
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of achilles tendon lengthening on functional limitations and perceived disability in people with a neuropathic plantar ulcer
    Michael J Mueller
    Applied Biomechanics Laboratory, Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:1559-64. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to report the effects of an ATL and total contact casting (TCC) on the functional limitations and perceived disability of patients with neuropathic plantar ulcers...
  4. ncbi request reprint "Pressure gradient" as an indicator of plantar skin injury
    Michael J Mueller
    Appliued Biomechanics Laboratory, Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, P O Box 8502, 4444 Forest Park Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2908-12. 2005
    ....
  5. pmc Plantar stresses on the neuropathic foot during barefoot walking
    Michael J Mueller
    Program in Physical Therapy and Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8502, 4444 Forest Park Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Phys Ther 88:1375-84. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Structural changes in the forefoot of individuals with diabetes and a prior plantar ulcer
    Douglas D Robertson
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:1395-404. 2002
    ..We identified and quantified soft-tissue and osseous structural changes in the forefoot of diabetic patients with a prior plantar ulcer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pressure gradient and subsurface shear stress on the neuropathic forefoot
    Donovan J Lott
    Movement Science Program, Washington University, PO Box 8502, 4444 Forest Park Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:342-8. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of Achilles tendon lengthening on ankle muscle performance in people with diabetes mellitus and a neuropathic plantar ulcer
    Gretchen B Salsich
    Department of Physical Therapy, Saint Louis University, 3437 Caroline Street, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Phys Ther 85:34-43. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of TAL and total-contact casting (TCC) with TCC alone on ankle muscle performance in subjects with diabetes mellitus (DM) and a neuropathic plantar ulcer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Numerical simulation of the plantar pressure distribution in the diabetic foot during the push-off stance
    Ricardo L Actis
    Engineering Software Research and Development, Inc, 111 West Port Plaza, Suite 825, St Louis, MO 63146, USA
    Med Biol Eng Comput 44:653-63. 2006
    ..Patient-specific examples are presented...
  10. pmc Multi-plug insole design to reduce peak plantar pressure on the diabetic foot during walking
    Ricardo L Actis
    Engineering Software Research and Development, Inc, 111 West Port Plaza, Suite 825, St Louis, MO 63146, USA
    Med Biol Eng Comput 46:363-71. 2008
    ....
  11. pmc Tarsal and metatarsal bone mineral density measurement using volumetric quantitative computed tomography
    Paul K Commean
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Digit Imaging 22:492-502. 2009
    ..These methods can provide an important outcome measure for clinical research trials investigating the effects of interventions, aging, or disease progression on bone loss, or gain, in individual foot bones...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of metatarsal pad placement on plantar pressure in people with diabetes mellitus and peripheral neuropathy
    Mary K Hastings
    Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Blvd Room 1101, Campus Box 8502, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 28:84-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of metatarsal pad location on peak plantar pressure in subjects with diabetes mellitus and peripheral neuropathy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of peak pressure and pressure gradient on subsurface shear stresses in the neuropathic foot
    Dequan Zou
    Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Blvd, Campus Box 8502, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Biomech 40:883-90. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of footwear and orthotic devices on stress reduction and soft tissue strain of the neuropathic foot
    Donovan J Lott
    Movement Science Program, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:352-9. 2007
    ..Our study investigated the effect of therapeutic footwear and custom-made orthotic inserts on pressure and tissue strain along the second ray of the plantar foot, and how these two variables are associated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relationship between changes in activity and plantar ulcer recurrence in a patient with diabetes mellitus
    Donovan J Lott
    Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University, Campus Box 8502, 4444 Forest Park Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108 2212, USA
    Phys Ther 85:579-88. 2005
    ..This case report illustrates how sudden changes in weight-bearing activity may have affected ulcer recurrence in a patient with DM and how the physical stress theory (PST) relates to ulcer recurrence for this patient...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of combined imaging and pressures assessment methods for diabetic feet
    Paul K Commean
    Program in Physical Therapy, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 510 Kingshighway Road, Box 8131, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:497-505. 2002
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Plantar tissue stiffness in patients with diabetes mellitus and peripheral neuropathy
    Joseph W Klaesner
    Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1796-801. 2002
    ..To determine if a difference exists in the plantar soft tissue of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and peripheral neuropathy (PN) compared with age-matched controls...
  18. ncbi request reprint Forefoot structural predictors of plantar pressures during walking in people with diabetes and peripheral neuropathy
    Michael J Mueller
    Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University, School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Blvd Campus Box 8502, St Louis, 63108 2212, USA
    J Biomech 36:1009-17. 2003
    ..These structural variables, especially hammer toe deformity, should be considered in attempts to develop strategies to reduce excessive forefoot PPP that may contribute to skin breakdown or other injury...
  19. ncbi request reprint Tissue adaptation to physical stress: a proposed "Physical Stress Theory" to guide physical therapist practice, education, and research
    Michael J Mueller
    Movement Science Laboratory, Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Blvd, Campus Box 8502, St Louis, MO 63110 2212, USA
    Phys Ther 82:383-403. 2002
    ..Limitations and implications of the PST for practice, research, and education are presented...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of Achilles tendon lengthening on neuropathic plantar ulcers. A randomized clinical trial
    Michael J Mueller
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1436-45. 2003
    ..Outcome measures were time to healing of the ulcer, ulcer recurrence rate, range of dorsiflexion of the ankle, peak torque (strength) of the plantar flexor muscles, and peak plantar pressures on the forefoot...
  21. ncbi request reprint Aligning anatomical structure from spiral X-ray computed tomography with plantar pressure data
    Mary K Hastings
    Washington University School of Medicine Program in Physical Therapy and Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Room 1101, P O Box 8502, 4444 Forest Park Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108 2212, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 18:877-82. 2003
    ..To determine the reliability of identifying the location of each metatarsal head from spiral X-ray computed tomography on a matrix type pressure sensor recording...
  22. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography to visualize and quantify the plantar aponeurosis and flexor hallucis longus tendon in the diabetic foot
    Nicole R Mercer Bolton
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, Box 8131, 510 S Kingshighway Blvd, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 20:540-6. 2005
    ..Given reliable measures, a secondary purpose was to compare plantar aponeurosis and flexor hallucis longus thickness in subjects with diabetes mellitus and peripheral neuropathy to an age and weight matched group without diabetes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Foot pressures during level walking are strongly associated with pressures during other ambulatory activities in subjects with diabetic neuropathy
    Katrina S Maluf
    Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:253-60. 2004
    ..To assess the relationship between foot pressures measured during level walking and other types of ambulatory activity in subjects with diabetes mellitus (DM) and peripheral neuropathy (PN)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Variability in activity may precede diabetic foot ulceration: response to Armstrong et al
    Joseph Lemaster
    Diabetes Care 27:3028; author reply 3028-9. 2004
  25. pmc Comprehensive foot examination and risk assessment: a report of the task force of the foot care interest group of the American Diabetes Association, with endorsement by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
    Andrew J M Boulton
    Manchester Diabetes Centre, Manchester, UK
    Diabetes Care 31:1679-85. 2008
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparison of muscle activity during walking in subjects with and without diabetic neuropathy
    Oh Yun Kwon
    Department of Rehabilitation, College of Health Science, Yonsei University, Wonju, South Korea
    Gait Posture 18:105-13. 2003
    ..Additional research is needed to clarify the relationship between the premature activation of triceps surae muscles and the forefoot plantar pressure parameters in subjects with DN...

Research Grants15

  1. Multicenter Career Development Program for Physical and Occupational Therapy
    Michael Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Program Evaluation (Aim 3) will be carefully monitored to assure that outcomes are consistent with the goals of this PT/OT CDP. ..
  2. DOCTORAL TRAINING PROGRAM IN MOVEMENT SCIENCE
    Michael Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Graduates have been productive in obtaining extramural funding, publishing research and training other scientists and professionals in rehabilitation related fields. ..
  3. VISUALIZING DIABETIC FEET TO OPTIMIZE ORTHOTIC FITTING
    Michael Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Experimental testing will help to keep computational models realistic and valid while three dimensional computational modeling will enhance the scientific basis of orthotic design and testing. ..
  4. VISUALIZING DIABETIC FEET TO OPTIMIZE ORTHOTIC FITTING
    Michael Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Experimental testing will help to keep computational models realistic and valid while three dimensional computational modeling will enhance the scientific basis of orthotic design and testing. ..
  5. ACHILLES TENDON LENGTHENING ON PATIENTS WITH DIABETES
    Michael Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  6. VISUALIZING DIABETIC FEET TO OPTIMIZE ORTHOTIC FITTING
    Michael Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The predicted optimal orthotic design for a given foot structure can then be manufactured and evaluated in a clinical trial during later phases of the research. ..