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Michael Wong, PT, DPT, O.C.S., FAAOMPT

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy
Phone: (626) 387-5708
Email: mswong@apu.edu
Fax: (626) 815-5017
Michael Wong, PT, DPT, O.C.S., FAAOMPT, completed his graduate studies at Loma Linda University in 2001. He pursued advanced clinical education in the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program in 2001, and The Kaiser Permanente Manual Therapy Fellowship in 2003. Wong became a certified orthopaedic specialist in 2004 and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists in 2005. He began teaching as an adjunct at Azusa Pacific University in 2004 and as an assistant professor in 2005. He practices at the Loma Linda University Medical Center Orthopaedic Outpatient Clinic. Wong’s areas of expertise include manual therapy, physical agents, therapeutic exercises, and evidence-based practice.

Education

DPT, Loma Linda University
MPT, Loma Linda University
B.S., Biology, Pacific Union College

Credentials/Certifications
Certified Orthopaedic Specialist
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapist

Department

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Physical Therapy

Expertise

  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Manual Therapy
  • Physical Agents
  • Therapeutic Exercises

Professional/Scholarly Presentations

Presentations
Research Podium Presenter- 2000 California Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association Annual Meeting

Poster Presentation- PT2001 Annual Conference & Exposition of the American Physical Therapy Association

Poster Presentation- 2001 American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting

Panel Presenter- 2002 California Chapter APTA Annual Meeting “What do you do after graduation?”

Publications
M. Wong, Pocket PT: The Sheet, 2005

M. Wong, Pocket PT: Orthopaedic Clinician Survival Guide, 2001

E. Lohman and M. Wong, Packs and Backs, Treating and preventing backpack related pain is vital to avoiding long-term spinal deformities Lohman, E. Wong, M. Physical Therapy Products, March/April 2002, Page 24-30, 46

Professional Experience

Clinical Work
Missionary Instructor - Advanced Techniques of Manual Therapy, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India, 2001

Instructor- Continuing Education Course: Treatment Classification of Low Back Pain: The Lumbar Facet Impingement, 2001

Office Location

Mary Hill Center, West Campus

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