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    Daniel Kirages, BS

    TitleAssociate Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy
    SchoolHerman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
    DepartmentBiokinesiology and Physical Therapy
    AddressHRA 102
    Off Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089-9260
    Phone+1 323 224 7070
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      Dr. Kirages is an Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy. He has a hybrid schedule of both clinical practice and academic teaching. It is within the private practice of the Division, USC Physical Therapy Associates, where he attends to a diversified patient load, addressing orthopedic and pelvic health disorders. While in the classroom he serves as course coordinator for Basics of Patient Management and as a primary instructor for Clinical Management of Musculoskeletal Dysfunction within the first year of the DPT program.

      Dr. Kirages is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT). He is significantly involved with advanced professional education through his teaching and clinical mentorship within the USC Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Orthopaedic Fellowship in Spine.

      Dr. Kirages may also be found researching topics associated with pelvic health, teaching continuing education courses or giving lectures at a variety of academic institutions or healthcare facilities nationally and internationally.


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      1. Kutch JJ, Yani MS, Asavasopon S, Kirages D, Rana M, Cosand L, Labus JS, Kilpatrick LA, Ashe-McNalley C, Farmer MA, Johnson KA, Ness TJ, Deutsch G, Harris RE, Apkarian AV, Clauw DJ, Mackey SC, Mullins C, Mayer EA. Altered resting state neuromotor connectivity in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: A MAPP: Research Network Neuroimaging Study. Neuroimage Clin. 2015; 8:493-502. PMID: 26106574; PMCID: PMC4474411.
      2. Hawkins AP, Sum JC, Kirages D, Sigman E, Sahai-Srivastava S. Pelvic osteomyelitis presenting as groin and medial thigh pain: a resident's case problem. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2015 Apr; 45(4):306-15. PMID: 25579689.
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      3. Roll SC, Rana M, Sigward SM, Yani MS, Kirages D, Kutch JJ. Reliability of superficial male pelvic floor structural measurements using linear-array transperineal sonography. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2015 Feb; 41(2):610-7. PMID: 25444690; PMCID: PMC4297525.
      4. Asavasopon S, Rana M, Kirages D, Yani MS, Fisher BE, Hwang DH, Lohman EB, Berk LS, Kutch JJ. Cortical activation associated with muscle synergies of the human male pelvic floor. J Neurosci. 2014 Oct 08; 34(41):13811-8. PMID: 25297107; PMCID: PMC4188976.
      5. Parekh AR, Feng MI, Kirages D, Bremner H, Kaswick J, Aboseif S. The role of pelvic floor exercises on post-prostatectomy incontinence. J Urol. 2003 Jul; 170(1):130-3. PMID: 12796664.
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