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Spending a Day with Master Clinicians-the Richard Erhard Memorial Symposium

  • 24 Sep 2011
  • Long Beach, CA

This will be a post conference course at CPTA Annual Conference in Long Beach, CA in 2011.

Registration is being done through the CPTA ONLY; register at the website.


Topics include the following:

  • Hip Contribution to Low Back and Knee Pain - Clare Frank, DPT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT
  • Neck and Arm Pain in a Female Swimmer - John Seivert, MS, PT, GDMT, FAAOMPT, CSCS
  • Hip Extension Mobilization as an Intervention for Lumbar Extension Dysfunction with Radiating Pain and Treatment of the Calcaneus for Altered Knee Pain and Limited ROM: A Clinical Decision Making Process - Jason Tonley, DPT, OCS




John received his physical therapy degree from Northern Arizona University and completed a Graduate Diploma in Manipulative Therapy (GDMT) in 1991 and a Masters in Physiotherapy in 1996 from Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Australia.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists (AAOMPT) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.  Since 1991, John has taught numerous long term and weekend manual therapy courses to physicians and other medical professionals around the nation and world.  He has been a Faculty Member and consultant to the Kaiser Permanente Hayward Physical Therapy Fellowship Program in Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy and is a mentor for the Evidence in Motion fellowship program.  He is currently in private practice in Grass Valley California.

Clare Frank, DPT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT

Clare received her Master of Science degree in PT at the

University of Southern Californiaand her post-professional doctorate degree from Western University of Health Sciences. She is a board certified specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and a fellow in the American Academyof Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy.   Her clinical career has been greatly influenced by Shirley Sahrmann PT, PhD, and the late Vladimir Janda MD, DSc, Karel Lewit MD and Pavel Kolar PT, PhD.  Clare practices at a private clinic in Los Angeles and serves as a clinical instructor for the Movement Science Fellowship and Spine Rehabilitation Fellowship programs at Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles. Claire is also a certified instructor for Janda’s Approach to Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes, and Kolar's Approach to Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization. She currently teaches in the U.S. and internationally and has co-authored “Assessment and Treatment of Muscle Imbalances: The Janda Approach”. 

Jason Tonley, DPT, OCS

Jason graduated from the University of Southern California with a DPT in 2001, completed the Kaiser Permanente Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency in 2005, and the Kaiser Permanente Movement Science Fellowship in 2006.  Currently, he works at Kaiser Permanente in West Los Angeleswhere he serves as the program coordinator for the Orthopaedic Residency, Movement Science Fellowship and Orthopaedic Fellowship in Sports Rehabilitation, and Spine Rehabilitation Fellowship.  In addition, he is an Adjunct Faculty member for the Department of Physical Therapy at Mount St. Mary’s College in Los Angeleswhere he teaches in the firs year patient management course.  He has a specialty certification in Orthopaedics.  Currently, he serves as a member of the Finance Committee for the orthopaedic section and the California Orthopaedic manual Physical Therapy Special Interest Group (COMPTSIG), Chair of the Residency and Fellowship education Committee for the Orthopaedic Section, Program Services Council member and member of the credentialing committee for American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Programs.


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