Eileen Johnson, PT, DPT, WCS

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Faculty Profile

Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy

Contact

(323) 865-1200
eileenjo@pt.usc.edu

Mailing Address

1540 Alcazar Street, CHP155 Los Angeles, CA 90089

Professional Interests

Eileen V. Johnson is a physical therapist at the faculty practice on the Health Sciences Campus. A board-certified women’s health clinical specialist, she specializes in treating those with pelvic floor dysfunction. She enjoys helping patients during pregnancy and postpartum for orthopedic/lumbopelvic conditions, as well as patients with oncology-related pelvic floor dysfunction and pelvic pain. Prior to specializing in pelvic health, Dr. Johnson worked in the pediatric, neurological and orthopedic settings. She is a member of the women’s health section of the American Physical Therapy Association and a member of the International Pelvic Pain Society.

Dr. Johnson is involved with many interdisciplinary collaborations within the USC Institute of Urology and helped develop the Pelvic Floor Pre-Operative Class for patients undergoing prostate and bladder cancer surgeries. She is also actively involved in researching topics in pelvic health and assisting in teaching the pelvic health content in the physical therapy academic curriculum.

Education

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Nova Southeastern University, 2010
  • Bachelor of Science, Health Science, University of Florida, 2005

Selected Publications

  • Johnson EV1, Martin CS 2; “Use of Visceral Mobilizations and Myofascial Release in the Treatment of Hip Osteoarthritis – A Retrospective Case Study.” 1 Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA, USA; 2 Physical Therapy, UF & Shands Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute, Gainesville, FL, USA; 3 Physical Therapy, Shands Rehab at Magnolia Parke, Gainesville, FL, USA Combined Sections Meeting Poster Presentation 2014.