Dr. Firas MouradPhD, PT, OMPT, Dip. Osteopractic

    SMI Senior Instructor

    Dr. Mourad is an Italian Osteopractor and the owner of Physio Power Clinic in Brescia, Italy. He specializes in the use of spinal manipulation, extremity manipulation, instrument-assisted manual therapies, and differential diagnosis for a wide variety of neuromusculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries.

    Dr. Mourad received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Brescia University (Italy), a Masters degree in Manual Therapy (OMPT-IFOMPT) from the University of Genova (Italy), a post-graduate Certificate in Sport & Exercise Medicine from Ulster University (Belfast, UK), and the Diploma in Osteopractic from the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy. In addition, Dr. Mourad completed post-graduate training in musculoskeletal osteopathy through the Escuela de Osteopatia de Madrid (Spain).

    Dr. Mourad completed a PhD at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid (Spain) supervised by Professor Cesar Fernandez de-las-Penas. Dr. Mourad’s research was focused on the use of accelerometry to determine to duration, side and number and cavitation sounds during spinal manipulation.

    Dr. Mourad is a Lecturer in the Masters degree (IFOMPT Fellowship) of Manual Therapy at Tor Vergata University in Rome, Italy. He is the Vice President of the Board of the Italian Manual Therapy Group (IFOMPT Member Organization) and the IFOMPT MO delegate for Italy.

    Dr. Mourad has co-authored several clinical trials, literature reviews and case series in the following internationally recognized and peer-reviewed journals: Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies, Journal of Manipulative & Physiological Therapeutics, Physical Therapy Reviews, and BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders.

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