Rob Landel, BS, MS

Title(s)Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy
SchoolHerman Ostrow School of Dentistry of Usc
AddressCHP 155
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90089-9006
Phone+1 323 442 2900
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    Rob Landel, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, FAPTA is Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy in the Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC, where he is the Director of the entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy program and Director of the Residency Programs. He established and was Director of the private practice of the Division, USC Physical Therapy Associates, and continues to treat patients there, primarily those with orthopedic, balance and vestibular disorders. He was the founding Director of the Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program at USC; he continues to provide clinical mentorship and instruction to the residents.

    Dr. Landel is a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the APTA, a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS), a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and a Certified Manual Therapist. He has chaired the Orthopedic Specialty Council, responsible for developing and constructing the board certification exam in orthopedic physical therapy, and was chair of the Clinical Residency and Fellowship Credentialing Committee, which oversees residency and fellowship program credentialing for the APTA. He is a member of the APTA (Orthopedic and Neurologic Sections) and of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists.

    With over 25 years of experience treating orthopedic, neurologic and vestibular patients, Dr. Landel has lectured and trained therapists and physicians in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Australia. Dr Landel has published on a variety of topics in orthopedics and in vestibular rehabilitation, and has received the Rose Excellence in Orthopedic Research Award and the Gould Excellence in Teaching Award from the Orthopedic Section of the APTA.

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    1. Letter to the editor Re: Mansfield et al. Systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy, reliability, and safety of the Sharp-Purser test. JMMT 2020, VOL. 28, NO. 2, 72-81. J Man Manip Ther. 2021 12; 29(6):337-338. Landel R. PMID: 34753410; PMCID: PMC8725677.
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    2. Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment After Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2020 04; 50(4):CPG1-CPG73. Quatman-Yates CC, Hunter-Giordano A, Shimamura KK, Landel R, Alsalaheen BA, Hanke TA, McCulloch KL. PMID: 32241234.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 28     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. A Treatment-Based Profiling Model for Physical Therapy Management of Patients Following a Concussive Event. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2019 11; 49(11):829-841. Alsalaheen B, Landel R, Hunter-Giordano A, Shimamura KK, Quatman-Yates C, Hanke T, McCulloch KL. PMID: 31610759.
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    4. Physical therapists' role in prevention and management of patellar tendinopathy injuries in youth, collegiate, and middle-aged indoor volleyball athletes. Braz J Phys Ther. 2015 Sep-Oct; 19(5):410-20. Kulig K, Noceti-DeWit LM, Reischl SF, Landel RF. PMID: 26537811; PMCID: PMC4647152.
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    5. Patellar tendon morphology in volleyball athletes with and without patellar tendinopathy. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2013 Mar; 23(2):e81-8. Kulig K, Landel R, Chang YJ, Hannanvash N, Reischl SF, Song P, Bashford GR. PMID: 23253169.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 33     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Positive patient outcome after manual cervical spine management despite a positive vertebral artery test. Man Ther. 2008 Aug; 13(4):367-71. Johnson EG, Landel R, Kusunose RS, Appel TD. PMID: 18272420.
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    7. Effects of a single session of posterior-to-anterior spinal mobilization and press-up exercise on pain response and lumbar spine extension in people with nonspecific low back pain. Phys Ther. 2008 Apr; 88(4):485-93. Powers CM, Beneck GJ, Kulig K, Landel RF, Fredericson M. PMID: 18258767.
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    8. Intertester reliability and validity of motion assessments during lumbar spine accessory motion testing. Phys Ther. 2008 Jan; 88(1):43-9. Landel R, Kulig K, Fredericson M, Li B, Powers CM. PMID: 18029394.
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    9. Segmental lumbar mobility in individuals with low back pain: in vivo assessment during manual and self-imposed motion using dynamic MRI. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2007 Jan 29; 8:8. Kulig K, Powers CM, Landel RF, Chen H, Fredericson M, Guillet M, Butts K. PMID: 17261197; PMCID: PMC1794409.
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    10. The relationship between lumbar segmental motion and pain response produced by a posterior-to-anterior force in persons with nonspecific low back pain. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2005 Apr; 35(4):203-9. Beneck GJ, Kulig K, Landel RF, Powers CM. PMID: 15901121.
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    11. Assessment of lumbar spine kinematics using dynamic MRI: a proposed mechanism of sagittal plane motion induced by manual posterior-to-anterior mobilization. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2004 Feb; 34(2):57-64. Kulig K, Landel R, Powers CM. PMID: 15029938.
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    12. Treatment of testicular pain using conservative management of the thoracolumbar spine: a case report. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2003 Dec; 84(12):1903-5. Doubleday KL, Kulig K, Landel R. PMID: 14669201.
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    13. Management of patellofemoral pain targeting hip, pelvis, and trunk muscle function: 2 case reports. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2003 Nov; 33(11):647-60. Mascal CL, Landel R, Powers C. PMID: 14669960.
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    14. The use of a modified classification system in the treatment of low back pain during pregnancy: a case report. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2002 Jul; 32(7):318-26. Requejo SM, Barnes R, Kulig K, Landel R, Gonzalez DS. PMID: 12113466.
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    15. Differential diagnosis and treatment of subcalcaneal heel pain: a case report. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2002 Mar; 32(3):114-22; discussion 122-4. Meyer J, Kulig K, Landel R. PMID: 12168738.
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    16. The effects of concentric versus eccentric isokinetic strength training of the rotator cuff in the plane of the scapula at various speeds. Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 1998; 57(3):139-44. Bast SC, Vangsness CT, Takemura J, Folkins E, Landel R. PMID: 9809179.
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    17. The effects of patellar taping on stride characteristics and joint motion in subjects with patellofemoral pain. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 1997 Dec; 26(6):286-91. Powers CM, Landel R, Sosnick T, Kirby J, Mengel K, Cheney A, Perry J. PMID: 9402564.
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    18. Timing and intensity of vastus muscle activity during functional activities in subjects with and without patellofemoral pain. Phys Ther. 1996 Sep; 76(9):946-55; discussion 956-67. Powers CM, Landel R, Perry J. PMID: 8790273.
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    19. The etiology of hypertrophic scar contracture: another view. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1981 May; 67(5):673-84. Brody GS, Peng ST, Landel RF. PMID: 6453353.
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