M. Terry Loghmani, PT, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy (PT) at the IU School of Health & Human Sciences (SHHS) and director of the SHHS Applied Regenerative Medicine Lab. She is a physical therapist, orthopedic manual therapist, massage therapist, and an instrument-assisted soft tissue manipulation expert whose research has helped to advance the field of manual therapies. Her teaching is focused on the foundations of physical therapy examination and assessment. Loghmani earned a Bachelor’s in Physical Therapy from Indiana University, a Master’s in Physical Therapy from the University of Indianapolis, and her doctorate from Indiana University in Anatomy and Cell Biology. She received National Certification in Massage Therapy & Bodywork in 1992, and has been a certified manual therapist since 1993.
Prior to coming on faculty at IU in 1998, Loghmani served as the first physical therapist to work with the Graston Technique to help develop the protocols and training program for this modern day forerunner of instrument-assisted soft tissue manipulation. Additional specialty clinic experiences are in the PT management of back pain and chronic pain. She recently received the Indiana CTSI and ICBI Medical Device Development Award to develop novel technology, Quantifiable Soft Tissue Manipulation.