Erik Salley, DPT, PT, OCS, Cert. MDT

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Coordinator of Global Health Engagement

Office Phone: (951) 552-8528
E-mail: esalley@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James Building 65
Office Hours: Summer Hours by Appointment

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy A.T. Still University, Mesa, Arizona 2014
MATS Master of Arts in Theological Studies Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky 2011
MPT Master of Physical Therapy Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho 1995
BS Bachelor of Science in Health Science Boise State University May 1992
  • Additional Education

    Dry Needling Level 1 & 2, November 18-24, 2012. Harderwijk, Netherlands. 48 contact hours. Bruce Barker BA, M. Sc (PT), WITS. Optimal Dry Needling Solutions, Johannesburg, South Africa

    Medical Imaging in Rehabilitation, February 2012. Online APTA Learning Center- 12 contact hours. Lynn McKinnis PT, OCS. American Physical Therapy Association, Alexandria VA.

    The Spine Symposium January 2012. Los Angeles, CA., 12 contact hours. Symposium Speakers. Northeast Seminars:

    A Practical Approach to California PT Law: Law Review & Case Studies, January 2012. 2 contact hours. James J. Dagostino PT, DPT. Educata Online Education: Educata.com

    The Ultimate Back DVD: Enhancing Performance July 2011. Riverside, CA. Stuart McGill PhD. Backfitpro.com

    The Ultimate Back DVD: Assessment and Therapeutic Exercise July 2011. Riverside, CA. Stuart McGill PhD. Backfitpro.com

    Ultimate Back Fitness and Performance, 4th ed. July 2011. Riverside, CA. Stuart McGill PhD. Backfitpro.com

    Low Back Disorders: Evidence-Based Prevention and Rehabilitation July 2011. Riverside, CA. Stuart McGill PhD. Backfitpro.com

    Mobilization of the Nervous System, March 2006. Torrance, CA. 14 contact hours. Steve Schmidt MSc. Physio, OCS, FAAOMPT, Neuro Orthopedic Institute.

    The McKenzie Case Manager, February 2006. 12 contact hours. www.mckenziemdt.org.

    Flexor Tendons Splinting and Management, October 2005. Online. 10 contact hours. Susan Weiss OTR/L, CHT, Nancy Falkenstien OTR/L, CHT. EHT, Inc.

    Orthopedic Grand Rounds, July 31 – June 30, 2006. Loma Linda, CA. 8 contact hours, Loma Linda University Medical Center

    Orthopedic Grand Rounds, January 1– July 31, 2005. Loma Linda, CA. 8 contact hours, Loma Linda University Medical Center

    McKenzie Conference of the Americas, August 2004. Cleveland, OH. 20 contact hours. Conference speakers. McKenzie Institute, USA.

    McKenzie Course E- Human Extremities, June 2004. San Diego, CA, 14 contact hours. Grant Watson Dip Phys, ADP (OMT), Dip MT, Dip MDT, MNZSP. McKenzie Institute, USA.

    McKenzie Course D- Advanced Problem Solving and Techniques, April 2002. San Diego, CA. 28 contact hours, Phil Burchell P.T., Dip. MDT. McKenzie Institute, USA.

    McKenzie Course C-Problem Solving, December 2001. San Diego, CA. 28 contact hours. Scott Herbowy P.T., Dip. MDT. McKenzie Institute, USA.

    McKenzie Course B-Cervical and Thoracic Spine, April 2001. San Diego, CA. 28 contact hours. Scott Herbowy P.T., Dip. MDT. April 2001. McKenzie Institute, USA.

    Orthopedic Physical Therapy Year Long Manual Therapy Course, January – December 2000. Arcadia, CA, 160 hours contact hours. Joe Godges MPT, MA, OCS.

    Physical Ability Testing / Pre-work screening, November 2000. Moreno Valley, CA. 10 contact hours. Advanced Ergonomics.

    McKenzie Course A-Lumbar Spine, October 1999. San Diego, CA. 36 contact hours. Mark Miller P.T., Dip. MDT. McKenzie Institute, USA.

    Essential Concepts and Treatment of the Upper Extremity, September 1999. San Francisco, CA.14.5 contact hours. Clinical Specialty Seminars.

    MT-4A S.T.E.P. Scientific Therapeutic Exercise Progressions. June 1999. Arcadia, CA. Ola Grimsby PT, Ola Grimsby Institute Inc., San Diego CA.

    Epic Lift Capacity Certification Workshop and California Functional Capacity Protocol Training. May 1999, San Diego, CA. Leonard Matheson PhD, Leonard Matheson, INC.

    Upper Extremity Traumatology. January 1999. Mountain View, CA. 18 contact hours, Torhild Kvarekevaal PT, MOMT, Torhild Kvarekevaal, INC.,

    Occupational Health Home Study Course 98-1., January – June 1998, 10 contact hours. Correspondence. Orthopedic Section of the APTA, Alexandria, VA.

    Functional Capacity Evaluation, Job Site Analysis, Pre-work Screening, Functional Job Description, and Work Rehabilitation. February – March 1998, Mountain View, CA. 40 contact hours. Janet Isernhagen PT, Isernhagen Inc.

    Clinical and Scientific Rationale for Modern Manual Therapy. February 1998. Arcadia, CA. 18 contact hours. Torhild Kvarekevaal PT, MOMT. Ola Grimsby Institute Inc., San Diego, CA.

    Current Approach to Medical Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis & Osteoarthritis. November 1996. Meridian, ID. 10 contact hours. James Williams, M.D., and Victoria Gall P.T., M.Ed. St. Lukes – Idaho Elks Rehabilitation Services.

    APTA Combined Sections Meeting, February 1996, Atlanta, GA. American Physical Therapy Association, Alexandria, VA.

    APTA Combined Sections Meeting, February 1995. Reno, NV. American Physical Therapy Association, Alexandria, VA.

  • Courses Taught

    ATR 511 Functional Anatomy for Athletic Trainers
    ATR 525 Advanced Injury Assessment of the Lower Extremity
    ATR 530 Advanced Injury Assessment of the Upper Extremity
    ATR 550 Manual Therapy
    ATR 555 Therapeutic Interventions
    KIN 274 Applied movement anatomy
    KIN 332 Lifelong motor development
    KIN 556 Movement strategies for chronic disease
    ALH 101 Introduction to allied health
    ALH 301 Global Health Engagement Seminar
    ALH 401 Global Health Engagement Practicum

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Orthopedic physical therapy
    Manual & manipulative therapy
    Spine care & rehabilitation
    Dry needling & myofascial trigger points

  • Teaching Experience

    CLINICAL INSTRUCTION
    • 2007-2014 Clinical Instructor: Patient evaluation, differential diagnosis & referral, treatment planning & execution, advanced manual therapy techniques. Graduate physical therapy students and athletic training students. East Africa.
    • 2002-2007 Director and Instructor Clinical Manual Physical Therapy Residency Program. Advanced orthopedic physical therapy diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment planning & execution, and advanced manual therapy techniques. 9-month residency program. Rancho Physical Therapy, Ontario, CA.
    • 2000-2007 Clinical Instructor: Patient evaluation, differential diagnosis & referral, treatment planning & execution, advanced manual therapy techniques, documentation, and professional practice. Graduate physical therapy students from Loma Linda University, University of Southern California, Chapman University, and Western University. Internship length 4-6 months, 2 students per year. Rancho Physical Therapy, Ontario, California.

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Salley, E. (May, 2001). Appropriate physical therapy referral and evidenced based treatment for non-specific spinal pain. Kaiser Hospital- Fontana. Family
    Practice Residents.

    Salley, E., Bailey, M., Streubel, D., & Kinney-LaPier, T. Exercise response to upright and forward inclined cycling in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. February 1996. Poster presentation. American Physical Therapy Association, Combined Sections Meeting. Atlanta, GA.

    Salley E., Bailey M., Streubel D., & Kinney-Lapier, T. (1997). Physiologic response to upright and forward leaning leg cycle ergometry in subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a preliminary study. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, 8(3):3-7.

    Salley E., Allen, B., & Shoemaker K. (1992). A demographic comparison of two rural health care facilities in the northwestern United States for population utilization. College of Health Sciences, Boise State University.

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Sandals Church, Riverside, CA

  • Interests & Hobbies

    International Travel
    Surfing
    Mountain Biking

  • Personal Philosophy

    To learn, you must love discipline; it is stupid to hate correction. Proverbs 12:1