Associate professor & Program Director at Alvernia College in Reading Pennsylvania (teaching > 10 years)
Areas of expertise are orthopedic manual therapy of the spine & lower extremity biomechanics
As a clinician: has worked in a variety of practices providing orthopedic manual therapy & is currently the owner & President of Wise Physical Therapy P.C.
As a scholar: author of 2 books, numerous regional & national presentations
Education: PT degree from Arcadia University & is in the process of pursuing a PhD. He is a certified athletic trainer, certified manual therapist, has received his board certification as a clinical specialist in orthopaedics, & is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.
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Professor of Physical Therapy at Widener University in Chester Pennsylvania (teaching for >20 years)
Areas of expertise are orthopedics, sports medicine, modalities, & medical screening
As a clinician: private orthopedic/sports medicine practice owner, athletic training services from the middle school to elite Olympic & Paralympic level, member of the Olympic Sports Medicine Society, provided medical coverage at numerous national & international events.
As a scholar: author of 4 books, 4 book chapters, > 40 peer-reviewed publications, >100 professional & civic presentations, Outstanding Researcher Award (2011).
Education: Phi Kappa Phi scholar, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Lock Haven University (Lock Haven, PA), a Master of Physical Therapy from Emory University (Atlanta, GA), & a Doctorate of Philosophy in Exercise Physiology from Temple University (Philadelphia, PA). Direct access authorization & certified strength & conditioning specialist.
An Evidence-Based Approach to Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy of the Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip Complex (lecture & lab) - 15 contact hours (2 hours direct access)
An Evidence-Based Approach to Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy of the Shoulder (lecture & lab) - 15 contact hours (3 hours direct access)
An Evidence-Based Approach to Prevention, Examination, & Intervention of the Knee (lecture & lab) - 15 contact hours (5 hours direct access)
Medical Screening - 8-10 contact hours (all hours direct access)
Evidence-based Approach to Upper Extremity Orthopedic Tests - a 4-hour course (1 hour direct access) May be combined with Lower Extremity Orthopedic Tests for a full day course
Evidence-based Approach to Lower Extremity Orthopedic Tests - a 4-hour course (1 hour direct access) May be combined with Upper Extremity Orthopedic Tests for a full day course
Evidence-based Inventions for Myofascial Trigger Points - a 4-hour course
Therapeutic Modalities: Evidence-based Clinical Application - an 8 hour course