Faculty & Staff
Dr. Dimitris Stasinopoulos
|School||:||The School of Sciences|
|Position||:||Assistant Professor, Physiotherapy|
Dr Stasinopoulos is an Assistant Professor of Physiotherapy. His primarily teaching areas include electrotherapy, sports physiotherapy, physiotherapy in musculoskeletal injuries of upper and lower extremities and how to write a scientific essay. He worked as a Part-Time Lecturer, from 2007 to 2011, at T.E.I. Lamias School of Physiotherapy (modules electrotherapy I and physical therapy in musculoskeletal injuries of upper and lower extremities) and, from 2010 to 2012, at the European University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus (modules electrotherapy I and II). Dr Stasinopoulos completed his PhD studies in the Leeds Metropolitan University UK where his research focused on the management of tendinopathy using electrotherapeutic and non-electrotherapeutic modalities. He has presented his research findings in many seminars and symposiums. He is reviewer in fourteen journals and member of the editorial board in two journals. He is member of Hellenic Society of physiotherapy and of International Society for Electrotherapy Agents in Physical therapy. His current research and clinical interests focus on tendinopathy management, electrotherapy, rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries of upper and lower extremities, epidemiology of sports and musculoskeletal injuries, validity and reliability of questionnaires in Greek and systematic reviews in the area of musculoskeletal injuries assessment, prevention, and rehabilitation.
PhD in Physiotherapy – Leeds Metropolitan University UK
PGC in Research Methodology – Leeds Metropolitan University UK
MSc in Physiotherapy – The University of Manchester UK
BSc in Physiotherapy – Physiotherapy Department, TEI of Athens, Greece
Stasinopoulos D., Papadopoulos K., Constantinou A. Effectiveness of Iontophoresis for Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy. Journal of Novel Physiotherapies (submitted)
Stasinopoulos D., Chatzidamianos T., Cheimonidou A. Are there effective ultrasound parameters in the management of lateral elbow tendinopathy? A systematic review of the literature. International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (submitted)
Stasinopoulos D. The role of supinator in the management of the lateral elbow tendinopathy. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, 2013 (under revision)
Stasinopoulos D. Johnson MI Physiotherapy for patients with lateral elbow tendinopathy. Rheumatology reports, 2013 (in press)
Stasinopoulos D, Manias P. Comparing two eccentric exercise programmes for the management of Achilles tendinopathy. A pilot trial Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2013 (in press)
Stasinopoulos D, Manias P, Stasinopoulou K (2012) Comparing the effects of eccentric training with eccentric training and static stretching exercises in the treatment of patellar tendinopathy. A controlled clinical trial Clinical rehabilitation 26: 423-30
Stasinopoulos D, Stasinopoulos I, Manias P, Stasinopoulou K. (2010) Comparison of effects of a home exercise programme and a supervised exercise programme for the management of lateral elbow tendinopathy. British journal of sports medicine 44: 579-83
Stasinopoulos D, Stasinopoulos I, Manias P, Stasinopoulou K. (2009) Comparing the Effects of Exercise Program and Low-Level Laser Therapy with Exercise Program and Polarized Polychromatic Non-Coherent Light(Bioptron Light) on the Treatment of Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy Photomedicine and Laser surgery 27(3) 513-20
Stasinopoulos D, Johnson MI (2007). It may be time to modify the Cyriax physiotherapy treatment of lateral epicondylitis? Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies 11 64-67.
Stasinopoulos D, Johnson M. (2006). “Lateral elbow tendinopathy” is the most appropriate diagnostic term for the condition commonly referred to as lateral epicondylitis. Medical Hypotheses, 67 1399-1401.
Stasinopoulos D, Stasinopoulos I. (2006). Comparison of effects of Cyriax physiotherapy, a supervised exercise programme and polarised polychromatic non-coherent light (Bioptron light) for the treatment of lateral epicondylitis. Clinical Rehabilitation, 20 12-23.
Manias P, Stasinopoulos D. (2006). A controlled clinical trial to study the effectiveness of ice as a supplement to the exercise programme for the management of lateral elbow tendinopathy. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 40 81-85.
Stasinopoulos D, Stasinopoulou K, Johnson MI. (2005). An exercise programme for the management of lateral elbow tendinopathy. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 39 944-947.
Stasinopoulos D, Johnson MI. (2005). Effectiveness of low level laser therapy for lateral elbow tendinopathy: A review. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery, 23 425-430.
Stasinopoulos D, Stasinopoulos I, Johnson MI. (2005) Treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome with polarised polychromatic non-coherent light (Bioptron light). A preliminary prospective open clinical trial. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery, 23 225-228.
Stasinopoulos D, Johnson MI. (2005) Effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) British Journal of Sports Medicine, 39 132-136.
- Stasinopoulos D. (2005). The use of polarised polychromatic non-coherent light as Therapy for acute tennis elbow/lateral epicondylalgia: a pilot study. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery, 23 66-69.