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SWD: Treating the Complex Client, Especially with Persistent Pain
Tuesday, November 09, 2021, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Category: Districts

Plan to join the SWD for this upcoming hybrid meeting!



Susan Clinton, PT, DScPT, OCS, WCS, COMT, FAAOMPT WHC NBC-HWC, is an award-winning physical therapist in professional achievement and the owner of LTI Physio in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. Until her move in September, Susan was the co-owner of Embody Physiotherapy & Wellness in Sewickley, PA. Susan is board certified in orthopedic and women’s health physical therapy, a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapy, and a board-certified health and wellness coach. She is an international instructor/mentor of post-professional education in women’s health (including GI issues in women), orthopedic manual therapy, health/wellness coaching, and business psychology. She is on faculty at Andrews University in the Doctor of Science in PT program, a Master Coach for the Integrative Women’s Health Institute, and a clinical faculty instructor for the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy and ASPIRE. She is also an active author in research and blog posts, as well as an active professional/clinical mentor. Susan is the co-founder and board member for the foundation: Global Women’s Health Initiative. She is also the co-host of the 5 five-star podcasts, “Tough to Treat,” the guide to treating complex patients, and “The Genius Project,” reframing the treatment of persistent musculoskeletal pain. Susan enjoys walking/hiking, country line, and ballroom dance, and is an avid supporter of music, the arts, and international objectives for women’s health.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the critical pieces of the assessment process for the complex patient with persistent pain.
  • Identify specific movement patterns that are relevant in assessing these clients.
  • Apply the latest clinical reasoning theory and practical strategies for working with complex patients.

Contact Hour Approval: Approved for 1 General Contact Hour