Past Seminars:

"How to Climb Injury Free"
Instructor:  Dr. Jared Vagy PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

2013 Dates:
October 7th:  7-9pm
November 4th:  7-9pm
December 2nd:  7-9pm

This class is a must for any climber who is serious about keeping their body pain-free.

Are you climbing in a way that can injure your body?  Sign up now for the three part injury prevention series to find out.

Dr. Vagy will teach you how to climb strong and stay healthy. He will reveal the mistakes that most climbers make that lead to injury and teach corrective exercises so you can prevent them.

Each class begins with a thirty minute PowerPoint lecture followed by an hour and a half of injury prevention training.

Class 1:  Climbing Specific Warmup and Low Back Injury Prevention
Class 2:  Shoulder and Neck Injury Prevention
Class 3:  Elbow, Wrist and Fingers Injury Prevention

Dr. Vagy is a Physical Therapist and an authority on climbing related injuries. His articles are published in DPM climbing magazine and he is a lecturer on the topic. He is board certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist from the American Physical Therapy Association and is board certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He has ten years of climbing experience and has climbed all over the world. Climbing and injury prevention are his passions and he is committed to combining the two.

Members:  $40 per class, $99 for the series.
Non Members:  $50 per class, $120 for the series.

Space is limited.  Call the front desk to register: (310) 207-7199


"Movement Science Approach to Evaluation and Treatment of the Lumbar Spine"
Instructors:  Jared Vagy PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS - Jason Julian PT, MPT - Michael Lockwood PT, DPT, OCS, SCS - Katie Magnuson PT, DPT, OCS - Heather Massie PT, DPT, OCS - Tim Starr PT, MPT, OCS

2013 Date:
November 9th:  8am-4pm

Seminar Description: 
This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of the Movement Systems Impairment (MSI) model developed by Shirley Sahrmann and colleagues, with focus on the lumbar spine. In performing standard movement exam tests and classifying patients based on the presenting movement faults and contributing factors, the clinician can then apply interventions directed at correcting the faulty movement pattern. This course is open to all experience levels and will have content applicable to PT and PTA practice.