Terry Loghmani

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Associate Professor
Physical Therapy

Phone: 317-278-3463
Fax: 317-278-1876


Education & Training

  • 2010: Ph.D. Anatomy & Cell Biology, School of Medicine, Indiana University
  • 1993: Master of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Indianapolis
  • 1993:  Certified Manual Therapist
  • 1992:  National Certification in Massage Therapy and Bodywork
  • 1983: Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Indiana University

Research & Clinical Interests

Applied Regenerative Medicine Lab, Director

Quantifiable Soft Tissue Manipulation

Honors & Awards

  • 2017-:  Indiana Center for Biomedical Innovation (ICBI) Entrepreneurs in Residence
  • 2013: Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award
  • 2013: Golden Goniometry Award
  • 2012: Feitelberg Journal Founders’ Award
  • 2012: Fascia Research Society Founding Member
  • 2010: Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biologies Fellow
  • 2007:  Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award
  • 2003:  Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award

Teaching Activities

  • P515 Physical Therapy Examination/Interventions I
  • P526 Physical Therapy Examination/Interventions II
  • P661 Introduction to Prosthetics & Orthotics
  • P685 Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

Current Appointments

Applied Regenerative Medicine, Regenerative Rehabilitation, Manual Therapy, Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, Orthopedics, Best Teaching Practices

Professional Service & Community Engagement

  • IU Student Outreach Clinic – Physical Therapy Faculty Advisor
  • International Consortium of Regenerative Rehabilitation – Leadership, Delegate
  • APTA Frontiers in Rehabilitation, Science, and Technology (FiRST) Council, Regenerative Rehabilitation - Member



Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Al Otaibi AM, Anwar S, Loghmani MT. Skin modeling analysis of a force sensing instrument-assisted soft tissue manipulation device. ASME Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy. 2018;1(3). doi:10.1115/1.4039661.
  •  Loghmani MT, Roche JA.  Conference Report: 6th Annual International Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation. Regenerative Medicine. 2018 (Apr). doi: 10.2217/rme-2018-0026.
  • George L,  Altenburger P, Banas K,  Bellew J, Bemenderfer S, Cappel M, Hornstein M, Savage C, Loghmani MT. A model for providing free patient care and integrating student learning and professional development in an interprofessional student-led clinic.  JOPTE. 2017;31(2):54-66.
  •  Al Otaibi AM, Chien S, Loghmani MT, Anwar S. Force and motion sensing for instrument-assisted soft tissue manipulation device. J Med Devices. 2017;11(3): 031012-031012-1 Doi:10.1115/1.4036654.
  •  Loghmani MT, Whitted M. Soft tissue manipulation: a powerful form of mechanotherapy. Physiother Rehabil. 2016:1;122 (1-6). doi:10.4172/2573-0312.1000122
  •  Loghmani MT, Neff B, Alotaibi AM, Anwar S, Chien S, et al. (2016) Quantifiable Soft Tissue Manipulation (QSTM): A Requisite to Advance the Field of
  • Manual Therapy. J Nov Physiother. 2016.6: 326. doi: 10.4172/2165-7025.1000326
  •  Loghmani MT, Bane S. Instrument-assisted soft tissue manipulation: evidence for its emerging efficacy. J Nov Physiother 2016, S3:012. DOI: 10.4172/2165-7025.S3-012.
  •  Thompson WR, Scott A, Loghmani MT, Ward SR, Warden SJ. Understanding Mechanobiology: Physical Therapists as a Force in Mechanotherapy and Musculoskeletal Regenerative Rehabilitation. Physical Therapy Journal. 2016;96(4):560-9. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20150224
  •  Loghmani MT, Bayliss A, Clayton JG, Gundeck E. Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization for Treatment of a Finger Joint Sprain in a Guitarist: A Case Study. Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy. 2015;23(5):246-53.   
  • Loghmani MT, Warden SJ. Instrument-assisted cross fiber massage increases tissue perfusion and alters microvascular morphology in the vicinity of healing knee ligaments.  BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine.2013;13(240)1-9.
  • Loghmani MT, Warden SJ. Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Accelerates Knee Ligament Healing.  Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT). 2009;39(7):506-14.