LONA BREWER, PT
University of Kentucky in 1990, BHS.
I graduated from University of Kentucky in 1990 with a BHS.
I have an interest in patients with complaints of musculoskeletal pain, especially neck and back pain. I have completed the following continuing education courses in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy:
Part A: The Lumbar Spine
Part B: The Neck and Thoracic Spine
Part C: Problem Solving
Part D: Advanced Problem Solving and Techniques: A Practical Workshop
The McKenzie Case Manager
I have also taken continuing education courses that focused on manual therapy, including in depth training in Myofascial Release Techniques and a 40 hour Skill Enhancement Seminar done with John Barnes, P.T. personally. I completed Foundations of Trigger Point Examination and Treatment through the Janet G. Travell, MD Seminar Series. And I recently attended and participated in the continuing education course SMT-1: High-Velocity Low-Amplitude Thrust Manipulation of Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar & SI Joint.
I have taken many other continuing education courses and attended several symposiums that covered orthopedic topics such as Effective Orthopedic Interventions, Muscle Imbalances and Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes, Clinical Evaluation and Treatment of Scapular Dyskinesia, Differential Diagnosis for the Orthopedic Therapist, Evaluation of the Shoulder and Knee, etc.