Indiana State University
Terre Haute, Indiana – United States
Dr. Kiesel completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Indiana University in 2007. After graduation he completed an Orthopedic Manual Therapy Residency with Brooks Institute of Higher Learning in Florida. Prior to moving into academics, Dr. Kiesel practiced in outpatient orthopedics and home health.
He is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He recently completed a Therapeutic Pain Specialist Certification with a focus on treating individuals with persistent pain and educating the public on the complexities of pain. He has been involved in clinical research for shoulder pathology, exercise interventions for cervical dysfunction, and blood flow restriction training.
Dr. Kiesel works as an assistant professor at Indiana State University in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. He maintains a clinical practice as a physical therapist in an outpatient orthopedic setting treating a mix of chronic pain and athletes, with a focus on spine care. His research focus is on active interventions and education to improve treatment for people experiencing pain. He has a particular passion for translating the current evidence on our understanding of pain and helping others use this to optimize how they move and live.
Thursday, November 7
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM