Lawrence Ramiscal

Assistant Professor

Lawrence Ramiscal

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy

  • (706) 721-3552
  • EC 1320

Education

  • DPT, Physical Therapy/Therapist. Chatham College, 2010

Certifications

  • Manual Therapy Certification (MTC) University of St. Augustine, 2006

  • Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars, 2003

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT) American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists, 2009

  • Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OCS) American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2007

  • Physical Therapy License (GA) State of Georgia, 2017

  • PTL State of NJ, 2001

Awards & Honors

  • Inspirational Educator Award Augusta University, College of Allied Health Sciences, 2020

  • 40 Rubies of CRS: Outstanding Alumni University of Santo Tomas College of Rehabilitation Sciences, 2014

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PTHP 7331

    Orthopaedics I
  • PHAS 5131

    Orthopedics
  • PTHP 8214

    Prof Prac Expec IV

Teaching Interests

Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy, Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Biomechanics, Kinesiology, Research Design, Statistics

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Reliability of the Scapular Dyskinesis Test in Asymptomatic Scapular Dyskinesis Between Student and Expert Physical Therapists: A Pilot Study, 2020
    Abstract
  • Factor Analysis of the Attitudes Towards Interprofessional Education Survey, 2020
    Abstract
  • Scapular Muscle Activity and Pectoralis Minor Muscle Length of Asymptomatic Scapular Dyskinesis: A Pilot Study, 2019
    Abstract
  • Pain Prevalence in Upper Cervical Stability Testing in Healthy Individuals, 2019
    Abstract
  • Application of a Novel Technique in Manually Stretching the Pectoralis Minor Muscle in Managing Patients with Impingement Syndrome: A Case Series, 2017
    Abstract

Research Interests

Scapular dyskinesis; Shoulder impingement; Pectoralis minor muscle; Shoulder biomechanics, and motor control; Motion analysis; Surface electromyography; Inertial measurement units motion capture and modeling

Department Service

  • Admissions 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Student Affairs 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Musculoskeletal Content Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Student Academic Success 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department Awards Committee 2020 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Respiratory Therapy Department Faculty Search 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Instructional Technology Advisory Committee 2017 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee – Faculty, CAHS Physician Assistant Program 2020 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee – Chair, CAHS Department of Interdisciplinary Studies 2018 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee – Chair, CAHS Department of Medical Illustration 2018 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • AU Faculty Senate 2020 - Present

    Role: University Senate Service

Professional Service

  • International Affairs Committee-American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Philippine Association of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists 2018 - Present

    Role: Board of Directors of a Company
  • Philippine Association of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists 2014 - 2018

    Role: Officer, Vice President
  • Journal of Novel Physiotherapies 2017 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Journal of Novel Physiotherapies 2017 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article