(719) 502-3486 | Joseph.Miller@PikesPeak.edu
Box H1, CHES Building | CHES-204D
Dr. Miller was raised in New England and joined the United States Marine Corps out of high school. He served 6 years active duty and 3 years reserve while in college. Dr. Miller received his bachelor's in Exercise Science with a minor in Biology at Texas State University in 2001. He entered the Army-Baylor program for Physical Therapy in 2001 as well as entered active duty in the Army. He graduated with his master's of science in physical therapy in 2003. Dr. Miller achieved his transitional doctor of physical therapy from Temple University in 2006. Dr. Miller attended the Army-Baylor Residency and Doctoral program in Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy in 2010 and graduated in 2011 with a DSc and residency from the APTA. Dr. Miller also attend and graduated from the APTA Education Leadership Institute Fellowship in 2019-2020. Dr. Miller is married to his wife Jocelyn with no children and 3 dogs
The program director, Joseph Miller, PT, DSc, OCS, SCS, CSCS, has15 years of experience
as a clinical instructor for PT Students, PTA Students, and Physical Therapy Residency/Fellowship
Programs. Dr. Miller has 18 years’
experience as a PT and has worked in the following settings: orthopedic/sport, acute care, TBI, Pediatric and Adult neuro, and direct access primary care. Dr. Miller is currently licensed in the State of Colorado.
Dr. Miller was a faculty member for the military musculoskeletal residency didactic portion for two years. Student evaluations from Dr. Miller’s coursework were excellent with students commenting on his ability to relate didactic and evidence-based clinical work with ease and excellent expertise. Dr. Miller has also taught a course on medical ethics at Pike Peak Community College for 3 semesters with course evaluations rated demonstrated excellent effectiveness. He has also taught a continuing education certification course on Instrumented Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization 6 times, receiving excellent student reviews and a passing rate for the certification of 100%. Additionally, Dr. Miller has taught continuing courses to Physical Therapists and Physical Therapists Assistant on manual therapy, kinesiology taping, and therapeutic exercise. Dr. Miller has experience creating instructional materials; conducting lecture and laboratory sessions; and has assessed students both in the lecture and laboratory environments.
Deydre S. Teyhen PhD, PT, OCS, Joseph M. Miller PT, DPT, OCS; Tansy R. Middag, DPT`;
Edward J. Kane, PhD, PT, ECS, ATC. Rotator Cuff Fatigue and Glenhumeral Mechanics
in Participants Without Shoulder Pathology. Journal of Athletic Training 2008; 43(4):352–358.
Miller JM, Gerber JP. Posterior Distal Tibial Fracture in a Military Trainee. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy 2011; 41(8): 615
Miller JM, Svoboda SJ, Gerber JP. Diagnosis of an Isolated Posterior Malleolar Fracture in a Young Female Military Cadet in a Direct Access Clinic: A Resident Case Report. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy 2012; 7(2): 167-172.
Westrick RB, Miller JM, Carow SJ, Gerber JP. Exploration of the Y-Balance Test as an Upper Extremity Closed Kinetic Chain Assessment. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy 2012; 7(2): 139-147.
Westrick RB, Zylstra E, Issa T, Miller JM, Gerber JP. Evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal chest wall pain in a military athlete. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy 2012; 7(3): 323-332.
Flautt WE, Miller JM, Ratcliff, JR. Lateral Tibial Plateau Fracture. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy 2012; 42(9): 819.
Miller JM, Westrick RB, Gerber JP. Immediate Effects of Lumbopelvic Manipulation and Lateral Gluteal Kinesio Taping on Unilateral Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: A Pilot Study. Sports Health Journal: A Multidisciplinary Approach. (May/June 2013).
Michael Konetsky, Joseph Miller, Courtney Tripp. Femoral Neck Stress Fracture. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy: April 2013; 43(4); 275.
Flautt WE, Miller JM. Post-Surgical Rehabilitation Following Fasciotomies for Bilateral Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome in a Special Forces Soldier: A Case Report. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy 2013; 8(5): 701-715.
Theiss, Justin L.; Gerber, Parry J.; Cameron, Kenneth L.; Beutler, Anthony; Marshall, Steve; Distefano, Lindsay; Miller, Joseph; Yunker, Craig A. Jump-Landing Differences between Varsity, Club, and Intramural Athletes: The Jump-ACL study. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2014 April; 28(4): 1164-1171
Miller JM, Owens B. Orthopedic Rehabilitation of the Athlete: Getting Back Into the Game: Chapter 34 E. Postsurgical rehabilitation after treatment of ankle fractures including both lateral and medial injuries. Elsevier Health Science. 1st Edition, January 2015.
Miller JM, Westrick RB, Carow SJ, Owens B, Gerber JP. Chapter 6: Knee Imaging in Sports Medicine. Home Study Course for Sports Physical Therapy Section. June 2015. Print
Miller JM. Physical Therapy Treatment of Common Orthopedic Conditions: 1st MTP Injuries Chapter16. Jaypee Brother Publishing. January 2016.
Deydre S. Teyhen PhD, PT, OCS, Joseph M. Miller PT, DPT, OCS; Tansy R. Middag, DPT; Edward J. Kane, PhD, PT, ECS, ATC. Rotator Cuff Fatigue and Glenhumeral Mechanics in Participants Without Shoulder Pathology. Poster Presentation Orthopedics Section CSM 2004.
Miller JM, Westrick RB, Gerber JP. Immediate Effects of Lumbopelvic Manipulation and Lateral Gluteal Kinesio Taping on Unilateral Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: A Pilot Study. Poster Presentation Sports Section CSM 2013.
Miller JM, Williams AM. Mitigating Injury and Bridging From Rehabilitation to Performance in the Tactical Athlete (Proposal presentation NEXT 2016). Session Date: June 10, 2016; Session Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Rezac S., Miller JM., Wahl B., Rudikoff C., Baranyi B. Musculoskeletal Imaging for The Physical Therapist. Colorado Physical Therapy Association Spring Conference: Session date: 22 April 2017; Session time: 8:00 am-4:00 pm.
Miller JM. Reconciling Musculoskeletal Imaging with the Physical Exam in a Previously High Functioning Individual with a Traumatic Shoulder Injury. Colorado Physical Therapy Association Fall Conference: Session date: 6 October 2017; Session time: 5:00-6:00
American Physical Therapy Association Colorado APTA Southeast District
• Leadership Position: Chair Southeast District
• Service Position: Alternate Delegate Southeast District
Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy Member, APTA
Academy of Sports Physical Therapy Member, APTA
Academy of Physical Therapy Education Member, APTA
National Strength and Conditioning Association
Clinical outcomes, Imaging, Student outcomes, and direct access