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Lifestyle Medicine Seminars (LMS), © 2021 Z Altug

Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, CSCS is a physical therapist, speaker, and author with 30 years of experience. He is a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist with a doctorate in physical therapy.

Z Altug provides seminars, webinars, and workshops with actionable and practical content in an engaging and entertaining format. His talks focus on lifestyle medicine, integrative physical therapy, pain management, wellness, mind-body medicine, fitness, sports medicine, and sports performance. He is based in Los Angeles, California.

Please contact Z Altug at zaltug13@gmail.com if you would like him to speak at your live or online event or workshop.


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Title: Managing Low Back Pain with Integrative Lifestyle Medicine
Date: To be announced
Location: Physioplus course
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Host: Physioplus, https://www.physio-pedia.com

Title: Healing Arts and Expressive Therapies in an Interdisciplinary Team
Date: To be announced
Location: Physioplus course
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Host: Physioplus, https://www.physio-pedia.com

Title:
1) Wellness and Lifestyle Medicine Strategies for Parkinson's
2) Fitness Strategies for Parkinson's
Date: To be announced
Location: Physioplus course
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Host: Physioplus, https://www.physio-pedia.com

FEBRUARY 2022
Title: Integrative Lifestyle Medicine for Chronic Lower Back Pain: An Evidence Based Approach
Date: February 4, 2022
Length: 2 hours
Location: In-person (San Antonio, Texas)
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants
Host: American Physical Therapy Association (Federal Physical Therapy Section), www.apta.org

JANUARY 2022
Title: Managing Constipation: Clinical Implications for Rehab Professionals
Date: January 19, 2022
Length: 1 hour
Location: Live/Recorded Webinar
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Host: Therapy Insights, https://therapyinsights.com

NOVEMBER 2021
Title: Managing Osteoporosis: Clinical Implications for Rehab Professionals
Date: November 17, 2021
Length: 1 hour
Location: Live/Recorded Webinar
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Host: Therapy Insights, https://therapyinsights.com

OCTOBER 2021
Title: Wellness Seminar for Parkinson's: Roadmap to Living Better with Self-Care
Date: October 17, 2021
Length: 1 hour
Location: Live/Recorded Webinar
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Host: Parkinson's Community Los Angeles, https://pcla.org

Title: Lifestyle Medicine Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain
Date: October 14, 2021
Length: 2 hours
Location: Live Webinar
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Host: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute - UCI Division of Education, https://ce.uci.edu/olli

AUGUST 2021
Title: Person-Centered Integrative Global Approach to Chronic Low Back Pain: Lifestyle Medicine and Self-Care
Strategies
Date: August 10, 2021
Length: 20 minutes
Location: Live/Recorded Webinar
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
         (In collaboration with Ka-Kit Hui, MD, FACP, Director of the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine,      
         https://cewm.med.ucla.edu)
Audience: Healthcare professionals, Researchers
Host: International Association for the Study of Pain, www.iasp-pain.org
Registration: www.iasp-pain.org

Title: Integrative Physical Therapy and Pain Management
         (For “MED 185: Introduction to Integrative East-West Medicine” online summer session course)
Date: August 16, 2021
Length: 1 hour
Location: Online class
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: UCLA and non-UCLA students
Host: UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, https://cewm.med.ucla.edu/

JULY 2021
Title: Lifestyle Medicine for Chronic Lower Back Pain
Date: July 21, 2021
Length: 2 hours
Location: Live Webinar
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants
Host: California Physical Therapy Association, www.ccapta.org

Title: Reduce Back Pain with Lifestyle Changes
Date: July 13, 2021
Length: 45 minutes
Location: Live Webinar
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: General Audience
Host: Eventbrite/Zoom

APRIL 2021
Title: Exercise for Wellness
Date: April 16, 2021
Length: 30 minutes
Location: Webinar
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Physicians
Host: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Monthly Wellness Program – A Psychiatry Department Initiative)
Brochure: Exercise for Wellness

SEPTEMBER 2020
Title: Introduction to Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine for Pain Management
         (For “PA 667: Professional Practice Seminar III” online lecture)
Date: September 24, 2020
Length: 3 hours
Location: Webinar
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Physician Assistants
Host: Pacific University School of Physician Assistant Studies, www.pacificu.edu/academics/colleges/college-health-professions

Title: Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine Strategies for Pain Management
Date: September 16, 2020
Length: 1.5 hours
Location: Webinar (recorded)
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Healthcare professionals, Researchers
Host: International Association for the Study of Pain, www.iasp-pain.org
YouTube Link: https://www.iasp-pain.org/Advocacy/2020GYIntegrative

AUGUST 2020
Title: Integrative Physical Therapy and Pain Management
         (For “MED 185: Introduction to Integrative East-West Medicine” online summer session course)
Date: August 26, 2020
Length: 1 hour
Location: Online class
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: UCLA and non-UCLA students
Host: UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, https://cewm.med.ucla.edu/

JUNE 2020
Title: Introduction to Integrative Pain Management
Date: June 3, 2020
Length: 1 hour
Location: Webinar
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants
Host: APTA Virtual NEXT Conference, www.apta.org

MAY 2020
Title: Integrative Lifestyle Medicine for Disease Management
Date: May 6, 2020
Length: 2 hours
Location: Webinar (recorded)
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants
Host: APTA Learning Center, http://learningcenter.apta.org

APRIL 2020
Title: Integrative Pain Management for Knee Osteoarthritis
Date: April 16, 2020
Length: 2 hours
Location: Webinar (recorded)
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants
Host: APTA Learning Center, http://learningcenter.apta.org

Title: Orthopedic Care and Integrative Pain Management
         (For “DS110: Orthopedics” course)
Date: April 16, 2020
Length: 6 hours
Location: Online course
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) Program
Host: Emperor’s College, School of Traditional Oriental Medicine, www.emperors.edu

MARCH 2020
Title: Lifestyle Medicine and Integrative Pain Management for Low Back Pain
Date: March 9, 2020
Length: 2 hours
Location: Webinar (recorded)
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants
Host: APTA Learning Center, http://learningcenter.apta.org

NOVEMBER 2019
Title: Integrative Pain Management
Dates: November 15 and November 17, 2019
Length: 6 hours per day
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Healthcare professionals
Host: INR (Institute for Natural Resources), www.inrseminars.com
Brochure: Integrative Pain Management

JUNE 2019
Title: Adapted Integrative Physiotherapy for Healing and Managing Pain
Date: June 11, 2019
Length: 2 hours
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Global Perspectives of Integrative Medicine Training Program for the Hubei University of Chinese Medicine
visiting faculty
Host: UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, https://cewm.med.ucla.edu/

Title: Pain Management: Using an Integrative, Mind Body Approach
Dates: June 7 and June 8, 2019
Length: 6 hours per day
Location: Alpharetta, GA; Decatur, GA
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Healthcare professionals
Host: Summit Professional Education, www.summit-education.com
Brochure: Pain Management: Using an Integrative, Mind Body Approach

MARCH 2019
Title: Pain Management: Using an Integrative, Mind Body Approach
Dates: March 7, March 8, and March 9, 2019
Length: 6 hours per day
Location: Burbank, CA; Thousand Oaks, CA; Santa Barbara, CA
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Healthcare professionals
Host: Summit Professional Education, www.summit-education.com
Brochure: Pain Management: Using an Integrative, Mind Body Approach

NOVEMBER 2018
Title: Pain Management: Using an Integrative, Mind Body Approach
Dates: November 1, November 2, and November 3, 2018
Length: 6 hours per day
Location: San Diego, CA; Torrance, CA; Anaheim, CA
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Healthcare professionals
Host: Summit Professional Education, www.summit-education.com
Brochure: Pain Management: Using an Integrative, Mind Body Approach

JUNE 2018
Title: Integrative Spine Care (The Spine Injured Athlete: From Injury to Return to Play)
Date: June 9, 2018
Length: 1 hour
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Healthcare professionals
Host: Marina Spine Center, www.marinaspinecenter.com

APRIL 2016
Title: An Introduction to Soft Tissue Mobilization Techniques
Date: April 3, 2016
Length: 2 hours
Location: Irvine, CA
Instructor: Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS
Audience: Chapman University, Third year physical therapy students
Host: Chapman University, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program