CVN Therapist publishes book to help students develop better skills

Contact: Shirley Freyer
Concordia Lutheran Ministries
Tel: 724-352-1571 x8266

CVN Therapist publishes book to help students develop better skills

Jefferson Twp., PA – Concordia Visiting Nurses (CVN) Physical Therapist Lynn N. McKinnis, PT OCS, recently published the 4th edition of her textbook Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Imaging. She also released a new book in 2014 with co-author Radiologist Michael Mulligan, titled Musculoskeletal Imaging Handbook: A Guide for Primary Practitioners.

In addition to the print publications, she has also written educational study courses and a CD-ROM on medical imaging in rehabilitation. Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Imaging is used in many physical therapy teaching programs throughout the country.

Lynn is a 2009 winner of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Helen J. Hislop Award for Outstanding Contributions to Professional Literature. In addition to her employment with CVN, she is an adjunct professor at the University of Montana and St. Francis University in Pennsylvania. Her prior academic affiliations include University of Maryland, Arcadia University, St. Louis University and Slippery Rock University, among others.

Lynn lives in Butler with her husband Dave and children Ann and Jesse, the latter of who provided many of the illustrations in the textbook. Lynn and her daughter, completed the 150 mile bike race, Bike MS, in early June. In her spare time, Lynn enjoys canning fruits and vegetables, gardening and kayaking.