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John Meyer, PT, DPT, OCS, FAFS


Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy


1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 155,
Los Angeles, CA 90089-9006


John Meyer is an adjunct assistant professor of clinical physical therapy who teaches Principles of Therapeutic Exercise and Clinical Imaging. His research interests include the screening, diagnosis, biomechanics and management of intraarticular hip and lower-extremity injuries as well as shoulder dysfunction in the overhead athlete. He has taught courses nationwide on the differential diagnosis and rehabilitation of hip, shoulder and spinal injuries. He is associate athletic director of sports science and performance for the USC Department of Athletics. He is also president and CEO of ISports PT in Los Angeles, which provides biomechanical movement analysis, physical therapy, consulting and sports-performance training to professional athletes and teams from the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, USOC, and AVP.


Fellow of Applied Functional Science, Graduate Fellow of the Gray Institute, 2007
Orthopedic Manual Therapy Residency, University of Southern California, 1999
Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, 1998
Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science, University of Kansas, Lawrence, 1992

  • Mansell, N, Rhon, D, Marchant, B, Slevin, J, Meyer J. “Two-year outcomes after arthroscopic surgery compared to physical therapy for femoracetabular impingement: A protocol for a randomized clinical trial.” In review BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014
  • Austin, A, Souza, R, Meyer, J, Powers, C. “Identification of Abnormal Hip Motion Associated With Acetabular Labral Pathology.” J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2008 Sep
  • Meyer, J, Kulig, K, Landel, R. “Differential diagnosis and treatment of subcalcaneal heel pain: a case report.” J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2002 March
  • Meyer, J: “Hip and Thigh,” Chapter 11, in: Orthopedic Rehabilitation Clinical Advisor. 1st Edition 2010.