PhD, Rehabilitation Science, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, 2018
MS, Physical Therapy, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA 2001
BS, Exercise Science with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology, Minor in Rhetoric and Communication, University of California, Davis, 1998
AS, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA, 1995
Certified Clinical Instructor, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), 2006
Certificate of Completion, Year Long Australian Manual Therapy Course, 2006
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), 2000
Athletic Trainer, Certified (ATC), National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), 1999
California Board of Physical Therapy
PT 5230 Screening for Medical Referral I
PT 5235 Screening for Medical Referral II
Cinahl Information Systems, Glendale, CA, 8/10 - 1/16
Authored or updated 70 physical therapy related medical papers based on the latest research for the Cinahl Rehabilitation Reference Center database. Created continuing education content for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants. Applied for state level certification for Cinahl continuing education courses in 12 states.
The relationship between plantar fasciitis and tibialis anterior strength. A completed cross-sectional study that compared tibialis anterior strength between 20 healthy participants with 20 individuals with unilateral plantar fasciitis. The purpose was to study a potentially overlooked biomechanical cause for plantar fasciitis. As primany investigator, the manuscript is in queue to be completed.
Plantar fasciitis can lead to diminished single-leg balance performance. A completed cross-sectional study that compared balance markers between healthy participants and individuals with unilateral plantar fasciitis. The study has implications for future treatment considerations in those with plantar fasciitis. It also highlights a fall risk concern in the older population who are also at a higher risk for plantar fasciitis. As primary investigator, the manuscript is in queue to be completed.
Selma Andrews Scholarship, 2014-2016
Roy and Roxie Campanella Physical Therapy Scholarship, 2000
Sears Directors' Cup Postgraduate Scholarship, University of California Davis, 1998
Outstanding Senior Leadership Award, University of California Davis, 1998
Mead Clark and Senator Herbert Slater Scholarship, 1995
Joe Rapaport Scholarship, 1994
Frank P. Doyle Scholarship, 1993
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Research and Sports Sections
California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA)
- Webmaster, California Research Special Interest Group Website, 2009-2010
- Student Research Awards Committee member, CPTA Annual Conference, 2009
National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA)
Granado MJ, Lohman III EB, Daher NS, Gordon KE. Effect of gender, toe extension position, and plantar fasciitis on plantar fascia thickness. Foot Ankle Int. 2019;40(4):439-446. doi:10.1177/1071100718811631.
Granado MJ, Lohman III EB, Gordon KE, Daher NS. Metatarsophalangeal joint extension changes ultrasound measurements for plantar fascia thickness. J Foot Ankle Res. 2018;11:20.doi:10.1186/s13047-018-0267-0
Petrofsky J, Berk L, Bains G, Khowailed IA, Hui T, Granado M, et al. Moist heat or dry heat for delayed onset muscle soreness J Clin Med Res. 2013;5:416-25. doi:10.4021/jocmr1521w