Carol G. Vance, PT, PhD

Portrait
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. N., Rakel, B. A., Zimmerman, M. B., Dailey, D. L., Vance, C. G., Darghosian, L., Golchha, M., Geasland, K. M., Chimenti, R., Crofford, L. J. & Sluka, K. A. (2017). Reliability and Construct Validity of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Instruments in Women with Fibromyalgia. Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.), 18(8), 1485-1495. PMID: 27561310.

Hadlandsmyth, K., Dailey, D. L., Rakel, B. A., Zimmerman, M. B., Vance, C. G., Merriwether, E. N., Chimenti, R. L., Geasland, K. M., Crofford, L. J. & Sluka, K. A. (2017). Somatic symptom presentations in women with fibromyalgia are differentially associated with elevated depression and anxiety. Journal of health psychology, 1359105317736577. PMID: 29076404.

Dailey, D. L., Frey Law, L. A., Vance, C. G., Rakel, B. A., Merriwether, E. N., Darghosian, L., Golchha, M., Geasland, K. M., Spitz, R., Crofford, L. J. & Sluka, K. A. (2016). Perceived function and physical performance are associated with pain and fatigue in women with fibromyalgia. Arthritis research & therapy, 18, 68. PMID: 26979999.

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.

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. & Sluka, K. A. (2014). Using TENS for pain control: the state of the evidence. Pain Manag, 4(3), 197-209. PMID: 24953072.

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 and hyperalgesia while restoring central inhibition in primary fibromyalgia. Pain, 154(11), 2554-62. PMID: 23900134.

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., 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.

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.

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