Tuesday March 20, 2018
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Agile Physical Therapy
3825 El Camino Real
"Putting the Therapy in Physical Therapy"
Michael Nelson, PT, DPT, OCS
CEUs - .1
Biomedical and structural beliefs form the bulk and foundation of
most modern physical therapy treatment. However, recent research is
clear in its consensus that pain is a multidimensional disorder,
encompassing physical as well as psychosocial domains. Failure to
assess and address relevant factors across all domains is incomplete
care. This talk will discuss the relevance of psychosocial factors
and introduce introductory assessment and treatment techniques.
About the Speaker:
Michael Nelson is a staff therapist with Agile Physical Therapy,
where he works at the onsite Google clinic in San Francisco, and
leads monthly group classes and discussions for patients with complex
pain disorders. He is an assistant lecturer for the UCSF / SFSU
physical therapy program and teaches for the Agile Orthopedic