User:Ziya Altug

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Z. Altug

About Me[edit | edit source]

Z. Altug, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, is a board-certified doctor of physical therapy. He has over 30 years of clinical experience in treating musculoskeletal conditions. Z. Altug uses integrative and lifestyle medicine to help his patients and clients recover and heal. He is the author of the book Integrative Healing (Cedar Fort, Inc, 2018). He treats patients privately in Los Angeles and serves as a lecturer for several universities.

Education[edit | edit source]

Doctor of Physical Therapy, College of St. Scholastica (Duluth, MN), 2015

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA), 1989

Master of Science in Sport and Exercise Studies, West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV), 1985

Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV), 1983

Professional Affiliations
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American Physical Therapy Association

American College of Lifestyle Medicine

International Association for the Study of Pain

National Strength and Conditioning Association

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Book: Integrative Healing: Developing Wellness in the Mind and Body (Cedar Fort, Inc), 2018.

Book Chapter: "Exercise, Dance, Tai Chi, Pilates, and Alexander Technique" in The Handbook of Wellness Medicine (Cambridge University Press), 2020.

Article: "Lifestyle Medicine for Chronic Low Back Pain: An Evidence-Based Approach" in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 2020; 15(4):425-433.

Article: "Constipation and Low Back Pain in an Athlete: A Case Report" in the Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice. 2016; 28(3): 188-192.

Article: "Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: A Differential Diagnosis Case Report" in the Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice. 2015; 27(2):112-116.

Article: "Resistance Exercise to Improve Cognitive Function" in the Strength and Conditioning Journal. 2014; 36(6):46-50.

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