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Alexis Wright, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Alexis Wright Instructor Bio:
Dr. Alexis Wright is an Associate Professor and serves as the Director of Curriculum Assessment in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Tufts University. Previously, Dr. Wright served as the Assistant Chair in the Department of Physical Therapy, High Point University.

Dr. Wright is a clinical researcher, educator, and practicing physical therapist whose passions include refining and improving the patient examination and treatment process used in everyday physical therapist practice. Dr. Wright received her BS in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2003, a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Duke University in 2006, and a PhD in physical therapy clinical research from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 2010. Dr Wright was recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists in 2011 and achieved APTA board certified orthopedic specialization in 2015. Dr. Wright is also a 2019 graduate of the Education Leadership Institute Fellowship through the APTA. Dr. Wright is a frequent research presenter at state, national, and international meetings and a productive author with over 45 peer-reviewed manuscripts in orthopedic physical therapy.

Dr. Wright currently serves on two journal editorial boards and as a content expert item writer for the Orthopaedic Speciality Council of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. She also currently serves on the APTA Lecture Awards Subcommittee and previous roles included APTA Awards Committee and Nominating Committee Chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. Dr. Wright is a 2007 recipient of the Emerging Leader Award for the American Physical Therapy Association and a 2012 recipient of the Dorothy Briggs Memorial Scientific Inquiry Award for the American Physical Therapy Association. In addition to her research, she continues to practice clinically in North Carolina.

Alexis Wright's Continuing Education Courses

Evidence-Based Examination and Treatment of the Lower Quarter

Evidence-Based Examination and Treatment of the Lower Quarter

This course will be retired and no longer available as of Sun Nov 1, 2020. Please start the course by Mon Oct 19, 2020 and complete the course by Sat Oct 31, 2020 to receive credit.

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Evidence-Based Examination of the Hip

Evidence-Based Examination of the Hip

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Evidence-Based Treatment of the Hip

Evidence-Based Treatment of the Hip

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Evidence-Based Examination and Treatment of the Pelvis

Evidence-Based Examination and Treatment of the Pelvis

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Evidence-Based Treatment of the Foot and Ankle

Evidence-Based Treatment of the Foot and Ankle

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Evidence-Based Examination of the Foot and Ankle

Evidence-Based Examination of the Foot and Ankle

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Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome Part 1: An Update for Clinicians

Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome Part 1: An Update for Clinicians

There has been a 25-fold increase in the number of hip arthroscopies performed between 2006 and 2013 primarily in response to improved diagnosis and treatment of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome. This course highlights some of… Read Morearrow_right

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Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome Part 2: Complex Systems Approach

Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome Part 2: Complex Systems Approach

There has been a 25-fold increase in the number of hip arthroscopies performed between 2006 and 2013 primarily in response to improved diagnosis and treatment of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome. This course takes a closer look… Read Morearrow_right

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A Primer on Exercise and Treatment Prescription

A Primer on Exercise and Treatment Prescription

Video Runtime: 62 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 30 Minutes

There is an abundance of evidence to support the use of therapeutic exercise in improving pain across a number of musculoskeletal conditions when done appropriately.… Read Morearrow_right

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Evidence-Based Examination of the Hip: An Update

Evidence-Based Examination of the Hip: An Update

Video Runtime: 70 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 34 Minutes

In this course, users will evaluate the impact and prevalence of hip dysfunction, understand the imperative patient history elements of a hip examination, and identify… Read Morearrow_right

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Evidence-Based Treatment of the Hip: An Update

Evidence-Based Treatment of the Hip: An Update

Video Runtime: 46 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 29 Minutes

In the course, learners will experience the recommended evidence-based interventions for the hip. Users will recognize the more prevalent hip pathologies seen in… Read Morearrow_right

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Hip Examination and Treatment: Cases to Synthesize Learning

Hip Examination and Treatment: Cases to Synthesize Learning

Video Runtime: 41 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 14 Minutes

Clinical vignettes, or cases, represent the oldest and most familiar form of medical communication. A vignette presents a hypothetical situation to which learners… Read Morearrow_right

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Evidence-Based Examination of the Foot and Ankle: An Update

Evidence-Based Examination of the Foot and Ankle: An Update

Video Runtime: 75 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 22 Minutes

In this course, users will evaluate the impact and prevalence of foot and ankle dysfunction, understand the imperative patient history elements of a foot and ankle… Read Morearrow_right

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Evidence-Based Treatment of the Foot and Ankle: An Update

Evidence-Based Treatment of the Foot and Ankle: An Update

Video Runtime: 51 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 34 Minutes

In this course, learners will experience the recommended evidence-based interventions for the foot and ankle. Users will recognize the more prevalent foot/ankle… Read Morearrow_right

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Foot and Ankle Examination and Treatment: Cases to Synthesize Learning

Foot and Ankle Examination and Treatment: Cases to Synthesize Learning

Video Runtime: 39 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 14 Minutes

Clinical vignettes, or cases, represent the oldest and most familiar form of medical communication. A vignette presents a hypothetical situation to which learners… Read Morearrow_right

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Evidence-Based Examination of the SIJ/Pelvis

Evidence-Based Examination of the SIJ/Pelvis

Video Runtime: 56 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 29 Minutes

In this course, users will evaluate the impact and prevalence of SIJ and pelvic dysfunction, understand the imperative patient history elements of a SIJ/pelvis… Read Morearrow_right

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Evidence-Based Treatment of the SIJ/Pelvis

Evidence-Based Treatment of the SIJ/Pelvis

Video Runtime: 47 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 14 Minutes

In this course, learners will experience the recommended evidence-based interventions for the sacroiliac joint and pelvis. Users will recognize the more prevalent… Read Morearrow_right

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