ISC Editorial Team

Dhinu Jayaseelan, PT, DPT, DHSc, OCS, FAAOMPT, Editor


Dr. Dhinu Jayaseelan is an Associate Professor in The George Washington University’s Program in Physical Therapy. He received a BS in Exercise Science from James Madison University, his doctorates in Physical Therapy (DPT) and Health Sciences (DHSc) from The George Washington University, completed advanced training with the Virginia Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Institute (VOMPTI), and post-professional fellowship training at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr Jayaseelan is a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedics (OCS) and full fellow member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT). Currently, he teaches the management of musculoskeletal dysfunction, applied kinesiology, and an advanced manual therapy elective in the GWU Physical Therapy program. He serves as academic director of the orthopedic residency held in conjunction between Johns Hopkins Hospital and GWU, is faculty with VOMPTI, and a senior faculty advisor with the Maitland-Australian Physiotherapy Seminars fellowship. Additionally, Dr. Jayaseelan frequently guest lectures and teaches continuing education courses in orthopedics regionally and nationally. Dr. Jayaseelan actively participates in research in orthopedics, with a specific focus on the management of tendon dysfunction and patellofemoral pain. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, a number of book chapters, and has received awards for his research at national conferences. In addition to performing research, Dr. Jayaseelan serves as a content expert peer-reviewer for a number of orthopedic, sports, and manual therapy journals, and is a deputy editor for the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy.

Andrew Post, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Associate Editor


Andrew Post is physical therapist completing his PhD at the University of Iowa. He received his B.S. in Health Sciences and doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from Grand Valley State University and completed his post-professional fellowship training at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Post is a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedics (OCS) and active member in both the United State Association for the Study of Pain (USASP) and International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). Prior to the University of Iowa, he practiced full-time in the clinic at the University of Illinois at Chicago, working with mostly orthopaedic and chronic pain diagnoses. His current research investigates non-pharmacological treatment approaches for chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions including fibromyalgia and persistent tendon pain with a biopsychosocial approach. He also examines the contribution of immune systems mechanisms to clinical pain phenotypes. Dr. Post serves as a reviewer for numerous journals related to orthopaedics, manual therapy, and pain. He has been awarded the Rose Excellence in Research Award by the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. He has also received support for his PhD training from the Promotion of Doctoral Studies through the Physical Therapy Foundation and NIH HEAL Initiative.

Sharon Klinski, Managing Editor

Ms. Klinski has been part of the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, APTA team since 1990, serving in many different capacities before settling into her current role as Managing Editor. Ms Klinski is responsible for managing the Independent Study Course series and Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy’s quarterly publication. Ms Klinski holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota.

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