Manual Therapy for Lumbar, Sacroiliac, & Pelvic Dysfunctions
Simplify the complexity of low back pain in this hands-on based seminar. Improve your evaluation and treatment skills for the most common lumbar and sacroiliac joint dysfunctions from a manual therapy perspective. Discover a streamlined approach for care of the lower back that is applicable to both acute and chronic conditions using manual techniques such as mobilization and articulation. A brief overview of stabilization exercises will also be covered to ensure long-term effectiveness of the manual corrections. Attendees will be able to immediately utilize these techniques to improve their clinical efficiency.
Shane Malecha holds advanced degrees in Physical Therapy and Biology. He is also certified by the NSCA as a strength and conditioning specialist. His clinical experience includes six years of practice in a variety of settings, including out-patient, in-patient, neurological rehabilitation, and sports medicine. One of his areas of specialization is in spinal assessments and rehabilitation along with fall prevention. Dr. Malecha also contributes his time to the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy as a reviewer, American Physical Therapy Association's Advisory Panel of Education, and the Special Olympics FUNFitness program.
Dr. Malecha has practiced for Aegis Therapies since 2009. Other experiences include having been a director of a home health agency and staff clinician for an orthopedic/sports medicine clinic. Dr. Malecha graduated from Massachusetts General Hospital's Institute of Health Professions with a doctoral degree in 2006. He received his Masters Degree in Science in 2004 from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, and a B.A. in Biology/Pre-Medicine from St. Mary's University of Minnesota in 2001.
Dr. Malecha has lectured extensively in the areas of medical screening for physical therapy, Lumbar/Thoracic and Cervical evaluation and treatment, vestibular rehabilitation, and fall prevention.
Financial: Shane Malecha is receiving a fee for speaking at today's educational activity.
Nonfinancial: Shane Malecha has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.