ISC Editorial Team
Dhinu Jayaseelan, PT, DPT, Editor
Dr Dhinu Jayaseelan is an Assistant Professor in The George Washington University’s Program in Physical Therapy. He received a BS in Exercise Science from James Madison University, his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from The George Washington University, completed advanced training with the Virginia Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Institute (VOMPTI), and performed 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).
Dr Jayaseelan has been teaching in his content area of expertise since soon after graduating with his DPT. Currently, he teaches the management of musculoskeletal dysfunction, basic biomechanics, applied kinesiology and an advanced manual therapy elective at the GWU. He also serves as co-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 teaches continuing education courses in orthopedics and manual therapy 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 is investigating the utilization of manual therapy for both conditions, the presence and management of sensitization in peripheral health conditions, and bias in clinical reasoning. 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 an associate editor for the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy.
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.