• Additional Titles:Physical Therapist, Boston University Physical Therapy Center
  • Education:Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Northeastern University, Boston MA, 1986
    Doctor of Science in Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University Sargent College, Boston, MA, 2008
    Manual Therapy Certificate: two-year part-time residency program in Orthopedic Manual Therapy, Institute of Orthopaedic, Woburn, MA, 1996
  • Website or Lab: Boston University Physical Therapy Center
  • Phone:617-353-7495

Courses Taught

Scholarly and Practice Interests

Manual Therapy, Orthopedics and Sports related injuries, shoulder and upper extremity disorders, spinal disorders, temporomandibular dysfunction, utilization of therapeutic exercise and motor control in orthopedic rehabilitation.

Selected Publications

  • Marinko LN, Chacko J,Dalton D, Chacko C. The Effectiveness of Therapeutic Exercise for Painful Shoulder Conditions: A Meta Analysis In Press JSES 2011
  • Camarinos J., Marinko LN. (submitted manuscript under review) Effectiveness of manual therapy at the glenohumeral joint: A systematic review. Journal of Manual and Manipulative Physical Therapy.
  • The influence of temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) on head-neck posture and movement (Dissertation; May 2008)

Selected Presentations

  • Lee Marinko provides an overview of the Physical Therapy & Athletic Training Teaching Lab. Hosted by Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, this presentation was a part of an online, virtual conference, “Health Matters.”
  • Environmental Medicine, CME Lectures, March 16, 2011 Waltham Ma and March 23, 2011 New Briton Ct.
  • Marinko L, Dalton D, Regional Interdependence: Integrating the cervical and thoracic spine into the management of shoulder disorders. APTA of Ma Annual Conference, November 4, 2010.
  • Dalton D, Marinko L, Maxwell J, Clinical Lumbar Instability: Understanding the pathology and implications for practice. APTA of Ma Annual Conference, November 7, 2009
  • Dalton D, Marinko L, Maxwell J, Implementing the Low Back Pain Treatment Based Classification System into the Clinic: A Hands-on course. APTA of Ma Annual Conference, November 8, 2008.
  • Phillips HJ, Marinko LN, Manual Therapy Techniques for the professional Physical Therapy Student: A hands-on workshop. 13th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual, October 17-22, 2007
  • Marinko LN, Functional Anatomy of the Shoulder Complex, 11th Annual Boston Shoulder and Sports Symposium, October 21- 22, 2006
  • Marinko LN, Evaluation of the Shoulder: Surgical Interventions and Pathology, New England Baptist Hospital: The Shoulder Dissection Course, May 19, 2006
  • Marinko L, Kopp E, Exercise as pain medicine. New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, CME Lectures, March 16, 2011 Waltham, MA and March 23, 2011 New Britain, CT

Consulting and Professional Activities

  • MA Chapter of APTA Education Committee. January 2011-present.
  • MA Chapter of APTA Shoulder Special Interest Group. January 2008-present. Assistant to Chair.
  • Education Committee: American Academy of Orthopedic Manual, Physical Therapy, 2005 – present
  • Manual Therapy Special Interest Group for Ma Chapter AOTA Oct 2009-present. Treasurer.

Book Reviewer

  • Kinesiology by Carol A. Oatis, May 2006
  • Chiropractic Technique 2nd Edition by David Peterson and Thomas Bergman, January 2006
  • Illustrated Orthopedic Examination and Intervention 2nd Edition by Ronald Evans, July 2005

Awards and Honors

  • Whitney R. Powers Award for Teaching Excellence (2015-2016)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, 1997 to present

Licensing and Certification

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Division of Registration in Allied Health Professions
    Physical Therapy License, 1986 – present
  • Certified Specialist in Orthopedics, American Physical Therapy Association, 1994 to present

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