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How to Avoid, Handle, & Overcome Back Pain
July 25, 2020 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pmFree
Experiencing low back pain? Does it get in the way of your workouts or you enjoying your life? Are you tired of modifying exercises? Come join us for a FREE back pain & positioning Workshop to learn how to get back to your workouts and living your life without pain. Led by low back pain expert Dr. Zaki Afzal. The workshop will be movement-based and will teach you about your low back and how to get it moving better and stronger! BIO:Dr. Zaki Afzal is a leading physical therapist in the Las Vegas Valley and the owner of Optimize Physical Therapy & Performance and The MVMT Lab. His mission is to help active adults, athletes, and lifters get rid of pain and get back to the workouts and sports they love without pain medications, injections or surgeries. He completed an Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency through the University of Michigan Health Systems in 2016 and went on to do a fellowship in OMPT at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in 2018. Along with running his practice, he also works at Touro University Nevada in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program to teach basic skills, orthopedics, and exercise physiology. As of 2020, he is an award-winning publisher with the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy (IJSPT) for his research on how to return a weightlifter to sport after low back surgery. Dr. Zaki Afzal aims to merge the worlds of strength and conditioning and physical therapy to help his patients achieve their fitness goals.