Pulak Parikh, DPT, PhD, FCAMPT

Pulak Parikh

Assistant Professor

Room 2307, Elborn College 
519 661-2111 x88946


  • PhD Rehabilitation Sciences (McMaster)
  • DPT (Temple University)
  • MPT (Oakland University)
  • BKin (McMaster University)

Research Interests

  • Upper extremity and spine research
  • Orthopaedic and sports medicine
  • Clinical measurement
  • Clinical trials for orthopaedic surgical and rehabilitative interventions

Additional Information

Recent Publications

  • Parikh, P. Santaguida, P, Macdermid, J., Gross, A, Eshtiaghi, A. (2019) Comparison of CPG’s for the diagnosis, prognosis and management of non-specific neck pain: a systematic review; BMC musculoskletelal disorders, 20, article number: 81, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-019-2441-3
  • Parikh, P. Macdermid, J., Tuli, V. Manely, M. (2020) Distal biceps rupture: Is surgery the best course of treatment? Two case reports. Journal of Hand Therapy, Jun 18;S0894-1130(20)30044-2, https://doi:10.1016/j.jht.2020.03.013
  • Parikh, P (2020). Functional outcomes and management for distal biceps rupture. Macsphere, McMaster University. http://hdl.handle.net/11375/25355

Teaching Areas

  • Orthopaedics
  • Functional Anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Manual Therapy

Professional Activities

  • Member of the Orthopaedic Division, Canadian Physiotherapy Association, American Physical Therapy Association, Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy, American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists