MT3 Lumbar Spine, Pelvis and Lower Extremity (North Pole, Alaska, USA)

22 Jan 2022 - 23 Jan 2022

This is a current method of diagnostic tissue differentiation and treatment progressions of the lower quarter to include the lumbar spine, SI joint, pelvis, and lower extremity dysfunctions relevant to sports and orthopedics. Upon completion of MT-3 participants will be able to:

• Describe the basic anatomy, biomechanics, and pathology of the lumbar spine, pelvis and SI joints, and lower extremity joints.

• Evaluate the lumbar spine, pelvis, and SI joints and lower extremities with an introduction to soft tissue treatments, joint mobilization/manipulation treatments, and dosed exercise progressions.

• Describe the optimal stimuli for neuro-musculoskeletal repair.

• Understand the dysfunctions related to regional interdependence of these areas

Course Details

Registration Open (UTC): 2021-10-20 (08:00 AM)

Start Date (UTC): 2022-01-22 (08:00 AM)

End Date (UTC): 2022-01-23 (08:00 PM)

Course Fee: $499

Faculty Details

Alec Kay



Alec has been practicing physical therapy for over 25 years and currently works full time in a clinical practice at United Physical Therapy in Anchorage, Alaska. He is the current president of that organization. Working as an athletic trainer prior to PT school, he continues to enjoy working with athletes as his interest in sports rehabilitation continues to evolve. His post-graduate studies included completion of a Master of Orthopedic Manual Therapy in 1997 and a Doctor of Manual Therapy degree in 2000, with a dissertation on the lumbar multifidus, leading to multiple publications. After completion of his DMT, Alec was appointed to the faculty of the Ola Grimsby Institute Post-Professional Consortium and is currently teaching advanced techniques in manual orthopedic physical therapy locally and in other states, as well as presenting as an invited speaker both nationally and internationally. In addition to teaching, Alec shares his expertise working as a clinical mentor for residency, fellowship students in both manual therapy and Family Practice Medicine.