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Vicky Saliba Johnson, PT, FFFMT, FAAOMPT

Vicky Saliba Johnson Instructor Bio:
Vicky Saliba Johnson, PT, FFFMT, FAAOMPT graduated in 1977 from the Medical College of Georgia with a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy. She then completed the six-month PNF training program at Kaiser Rehabilitation Center in Vallejo, CA, under the direction of Maggie Knott, PT. Saliba Johnson's primary interests and studies in orthopedic manual therapy have been in movement reeducation and exercise prescription. She founded the Institute of Physical Art with Gregg Johnson in 1978 and began teaching PNF nationwide. In 1986 she developed and began teaching Back Education and Training through the IPA. She has co-authored several chapters, spoken at many APTA sponsored events, and lectured at the 1994 FOMT Convention. She has studied many manual therapy approaches including Maitland, Paris, Grimsby, McKenzie, and Rocabado.

Her clinical practice focuses on Back Education and Training with an emphasis on movement rehabilitation, both on an individual and corporate level. Saliba Johnson is co-owner of Johnson and Johnson Physical Therapy in Steamboat, CO. She previously was co-owner and co-director of Preventative and Rehabilitative Physical Therapy, The Back Clinic and Resource Center, and Marin Spine and Orthopedic Center in Marin, CA. In addition to her teaching and business administration responsibilities, Saliba Johnson co-directs the Functional Manual Therapy Certification program and serves as faculty for the FMT Fellowship.

Vicky Saliba Johnson's Continuing Education Courses

Functional Manual Therapy®: A Comprehensive Patient Management System

Functional Manual Therapy<sup>®</sup>: A Comprehensive Patient Management System

How does an integrated systems approach facilitate resolution of pain, optimum recovery, and maximum functional potential? Gregory S. Johnson and Vicky Saliba Johnson, founders of the Institute of Physical Art and co-developers of Functional… Read Morearrow_right

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Neuromuscular Function: Mastering the Specificity of Manual Neuromuscular Facilitation

Neuromuscular Function: Mastering the Specificity of Manual Neuromuscular Facilitation

This course features three live patient demonstrations focusing on the assessment and facilitation of CoreFirst® postural and movement strategies and the impact of mechanical capacity on neuromuscular function. Vicky Saliba… Read Morearrow_right

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Motor Control: Principles of CoreFirst® Strategies for Posture and Movement

Motor Control: Principles of CoreFirst® Strategies for Posture and Movement

In this course, Vicky Saliba Johnson works with Kristin (a patient experiencing difficulties with her core strength following an injury) and assesses her Automatic Core Engagement and alignment using the Functional Tests of Vertical Compression… Read Morearrow_right

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