Chris Gellert

Chris Gellert

About Chris Gellert

Chris Gellert, PT, MMusc & Sportsphysio, MPT, CSCS, C-IASTM, NASM-CPT is the CEO of Pinnacle Training & Consulting Systems, LLC, a continuing education and consulting company. Chris completed an Advanced Master’s degree in orthopedics & sports physical therapy from the University of South Australia, Master’s degree in physical therapy and B.S. in Marketing. He is an experienced international presenter, writer, and consultant. He has created 15 home study courses on human movement and three live seminars for personal trainers and physical therapy assistants. He developed the advanced Certificate in Post Rehabilitation Program(CPRS). A system that teaches the foundation science, assessments and application science behind human movement.

Total knee replacement—pain and function

Per the research, more Americans are undergoing knee replacements due to chronic pain. Can this be prevented? This session will delve into what knee osteoarthritis is and how it affects the patellofemoral joint. Learn how to develop an exercise program for a client with knee osteoarthritis or total knee replacement yielding safe results.


1 - Identify the pathology of what knee osteoarthritis and why someone undergoes surgery

2 - Identify and understand the surgical process and rehab for a total knee replacement

3 - Identify what causes impingement syndrome and how to prevent it from developing

4 - Develop an exercise regiment that is safe and yields results for knee OA and TKR

5 - Perform both static and dynamic exercises that are specific to helping a client with knee osteoarthritis and/or total knee replacement


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