BS: Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky, 1992.

OTD: Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut, 2018.

Certification: National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, 1993.


Brachial plexus birth injuries; traumatic brachial plexus injuries; acute flaccid myelitis; thoracic outlet syndrome; feeding difficulties

Services and Specialties

Brachial Plexus, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy, Feeding Team, Feeding and Swallowing Problems


Brachial plexus injuries; thoracic outlet syndrome

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Brachial plexus birth injuries and the association between pre-procedure and post-procedure pediatric outcomes data collection instrument scores and narakas classification. Eckstein, KL; Allgier, A; Evanson, NK; Paulson, A. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. 2020; 13:47-55.


Chapter 13 Brachial Plexus Pre- and Post-Op Management Secondary. Allgier, A; Cornwall, R. Pediatric Hand Therapy. : Elsevier; Elsevier; 2020.


The impact of pediatric brachial plexus injury on families. Louden, E; Allgier, A; Overton, M; Welge, J; Mehlman, CT. Journal of Hand Surgery (American Volume). 2015; 40:1190-1195.


Factors related to the psychosocial functioning of youth with neonatal brachial plexus injuries. Mentrikoski, JM; Duncan, CL; Melanson, A; Louden, E; Allgier, A; Michaud, L; Rinaldi, R. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 2015; 40:285-296.


Use of botulinum toxin type A in the management of neonatal brachial plexus palsy. Michaud, LJ; Louden, EJ; Lippert, WC; Allgier, AJ; Foad, SL; Mehlman, CT. PM&R. 2014; 6:1107-1119.


Restoring function for children with brachial plexus birth palsy. Miller, M; Allgier, A; Louden, E. 2013; 7:18-25.


Arthroscopically assisted Sever-L'Episcopo procedure improves clinical and radiographic outcomes in neonatal brachial plexus palsy patients. Mehlman, CT; DeVoe, WB; Lippert, WC; Michaud, LJ; Allgier, AJ; Foad, SL. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2011; 31:341-351.

Brachial plexus birth injury and cerebral palsy lead to a common contracture phenotype characterized by reduced functional muscle length and strength. Nikolaou, S; Garcia, MC; Long, JT; Allgier, AJ; Goh, Q; Cornwall, R. Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences. 2022; 3:983159.

Commentary on "Integrated Electromyography: Discriminant Analysis and Prediction of Recovery 3 to 6 Years After Brachial Plexus Birth Injury ". Allgier, A; Harpster, K. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2020; 32:128.

OT Practitioners’ Perception of Their Role in Care Coordination. Allgier, A; Nadeau, B. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2019; 73:7311505221p1.

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