Carol G. Vance, PT, PhD

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Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Contact Information

Primary Office: 1-244 Medical Education Building
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-335-6758

Education

BA, Biology (Cum Laude), Luther College
Certificate, Physical Therapy, University of Iowa
MA, Physical Therapy, University of Iowa
PhD, Rehabilitation Science, University of Iowa

Publications

Merriwether, E., Rakel, B., Dailey, D., Alemo Munters, L., Darghosian, L., Abdelhamid, R., Vance, C. G., Frey Law, L. A., Allen, L., Crofford, L. & Sluka, K. A. (2016). Monocyte phenotype is associated with physical activity and pain outcomes in women with fibromyalgia. Austin, TX: American Pain Society 35th Annual Scientific Meeting.

Vance, C. G., Rakel, B. A., Dailey, D. L. & Sluka, K. A. (2015). Skin Impedance is not a factor in transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation effectiveness. Journal of Pain Research, 8, 571-580. PMID: 26316808.

Vance, C. G., Dailey, D. L., Rakel, B. A., Geasland, K. M., Darghosian, L., Alemo Munters, L., Merriwether, E. N., Crofford, L. J. & Sluka, K. A. (2015). Skin Impedance is not a factor in transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation effectiveness. American Pain Society Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA.

Noehren, B., Dailey, D. L., Rakel, B. A., Vance, C. G., Zimmerman, M. B., Crofford, L. J. & Sluka, K. A. (2015). Effect of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on pain, function, and quality of life in fibromyalgia: a double-blind randomized clinical trial. Phys Ther, 95(1), 129-40. PMID: 25212518.

Dailey, D. L., Vance, C. G., Rakel, B. A., Goldman, S. E., Malow, B., Zimmerman, M. B., Crofford, L. J. & Sluka, K. A. (2014). The Relationship between Pain, Fatigue, Sleep, Disease Severity and Function in Women with Fibromyalgia. Buenos Aires, Argentina: International Association for the Study of Pain 15th World Congress on Pain.

Vance, C. G., Dailey, D. L., Rakel, B. A. & Sluka, K. A. (2014). Using TENS for pain control: the state of the evidence. Pain Manag, 4(3), 197-209. PMID: 24953072.

Liebano, R. E., Vance, C. G., Rakel, B. A., Lee, J. R., Cooper, N. A., Marchand, S., Walsh, D. M. & Sluka, K. A. (2013). Transcutanous electrical nerve stimulation and conditioned pain modulation influence the perception of pain in humans. Eur J Pain. PMID: 23650092.

Vance, C. G. (2013). Examination of parameters in transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation effectiveness. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa.

Dailey, D. l., Rakel, B. A., Blodgett, N. p., Vance, C. G., Liebano, R. E., Amrit, A. S., Bush, H. M., Lee, J. E. & Sluka, K. A. (2013). Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation reduces pain, fatigue andhyperalgesia while restoring central inhibition in primary fibromyalgia. Pain, 154(11), 2554-62. PMID: 23900134.

Vance, C. G., Rakel, B. A., Blodgett, N. P., DeSantana, J. M., Amendola, A., Zimmerman, M. B., Walsh, D. M. & Sluka, K. A. (2012). Effects of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation on Pain, Pain Sensitivity, and Function in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Physical Therapy, 92(7), 898-910. PMID: 22466027.

Hoeger, B. M., Vance, C. G. & Sluka, K. A. (2010). Managing Wound Related Pain. In J. M. McCullough , L. C. Kloth (Eds.) Wound Healing Alternatives in Management. (4th ed.) FA Davis Publishers.

Vance, C. G., Rakel, B. A., Blodgett, N. P., DeSantana, J. M., Amendola, A., Walsh, D. M., Frey Law, L. A. & Sluka, K. A. (2008). Effects of high and low frequency tens on knee osteoarthritis pain. International Association for the Study of Pain, Scotland.

DeSantana, J. M., Walsh, D. M., Vance, C. G., Rakel, B. A. & Sluka, K. A. (2008). Effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for treatment of hyperalgesia and pain. Current Rheumatology Reports, 10(6), 492-499. PMID: 19007541.

Maeda, Y., Lisi, T. L., Vance, C. G. & Sluka, K. A. (2007). Release of GABA and activation of GABA(A) in the spinal cord mediates the effects of TENS in rats. Brain Research Journal, 1136(1), 43-50. PMID: 17234163.

Vance, C. G., Radhakrishnan, R., Skyba, D. A. & Sluka, K. A. (2007). Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation at both high and low frequencies reduces primary hyperalgesia in rats with joint inflammation in a time-dependent manner. Journal of Physical Therapy, 87(1), 44-51. PMID: 17142641.

Vance, C. G., Radhakrishnan, R., Skyba, D. A. & Sluka, K. A. (2005). Effects of TENS on Acute and Chronic Primary Hyperalgesia Induced by Knee Joint Inflammation in Rats. Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Lisi, T. L., Vance, C. G. & Sluka, K. A. (2005). High Frequency TENS Reduces Glutamate Release and Low Frequency Increases GABA Release in the Spinal Dorsal Horn. In Research poster: Clinical Electrophysiology. APTA Sections on Research.

Sluka, K. A., Vance, C. G. & Lisi, T. L. (2005). High-frequency, but not low-frequency, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation reduces aspatate and glutamate release in the spinal cord dorsal horn. Journal of Neurochemistry, 95(6), 1794-1801. PMID: 16236028.

Oppliger, R. A., Darter, B. J., Vance, C. G. & Nielsen, D. H. (2005). Cross-Validation of Body Composition Assessment Methods among Physically Active and Athletic Young Women. ACSM.

Oppliger, R. A., Nielsen, D. H. & Vance, C. G. (1991). Wrestler's Minimal Weight Anthropometry Bioimpedance and Hydrostatic Weighing Compared. (Vols. 23). (2), pp. 247-253. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. PMID: 2017023.

Wadsworth, C. T., Nielsen, D. H., Burns, L. P., Krull, J. D. & Vance, C. G. (1989). Effect of the Counterforce Arm Band on Wrist Extension and Grip Strength and Pain in Subjects with Tennis Elbow. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 11(65), 192-197. PMID: 18796914.