Experts


All IAMT instructors are subject matter experts with extensive backgrounds in their focus areas.

Keri Rogers

PT, DPT

Bio

Keri Rogers

Dr. Keri Rogers is the Mentor Coordinator for all Upstream Rehab Institute programs. She is also a content developer and instructor with Upstream Rehab Institute. Dr. Rogers obtained her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Andrews University in 2008. She has achieved board certification in orthopaedics (OCS), and is recognized as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. Dr. Rogers is a long time clinical instructor and serves as a mentor to new graduate physical therapists, orthopedic residents and fellows-in-training. Dr. Rogers has also held roles as a teaching assistant and adjunct faculty at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga and Southern Adventist University. She continues to present at both state and national level conferences.

Domonique Martin

PT, DPT

Bio

Domonique Martin

Dr. Domonique Martin is the Sports Residency Coordinator. She obtained her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Alabama State University prior to completing her Sports Physical Therapy Residency with Drayer Physical Therapy in 2016. Dr. Martin holds a board- certification in sports (SCS) and is a certified athletic trainer. In addition to treating patients in the Drayer Physical Therapy Institute in Birmingham, AL, Dr. Martin mentors in the sports residency program, provides new graduate physical therapist mentorship, and serves as a clinical instructor to physical therapy students. Her areas of special interest include concussions, female athletes, and overhead athletes.

Jennifer DeYoung

MOT, CHT

Bio

Jennifer DeYoung

Jennifer DeYoung is the Director of Upstream Rehab Institute’s Hand Therapy Fellowship and led its development beginning in 2016. She received her Masters of Occupational Therapy degree from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California, and has been a Certified Hand Therapist since 2002. Jennifer is a Certified AOTA Fieldwork Educator, an active member of the ASHT, AOTA, and has served as a board member of the Georgia Hand and Upper Extremity Special Interest Group (GHUESIG). She joined BenchMark Rehab Partners in 2012 and continues her practice at the Canton, GA clinic. Jennifer served as BenchMark Rehab Partner’s Georgia Hand Therapy Coordinator from 2014-2015. Her additional experience includes lecturing nationally for DeRoyal’s Orthotic Fitter course, earning a certification as a Kinesio Taping Practitioner, performing both corporate ergonomics and functional capacity evaluations, and working as a clinical specialist account manager for a DME company. Jennifer is primary faculty for URI’s The Wrist Complex: Evidence-Based Concepts in Wrist Rehabilitation course, and led development of the Hand Therapy Bootcamp and Introduction to Orthoses courses.

Daniel Maddox

PT, DPT

Bio

Daniel Maddox

Dr. Daniel Maddox is the program director of Upstream Rehab Institute’s Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy and is lead faculty for URI Orthopaedic Residency and continuing education courses. He earned his doctorate in physical therapy from the Medical College of Georgia, and he is currently pursuing his Doctor of Science (DSc) degree through Bellin College. Dr. Maddox completed OMPT Fellowship training with Evidence in Motion and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT).  He is also a board-certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy (OCS) and a certified Therapeutic Pain Specialist through the International Spine and Pain Institute. He remains an active member of the APTA and its Georgia chapter – where he currently serves as Awards Committee chair and has previously served as a Legislative Committee member, delegate, chief delegate, and board member. In addition, Dr. Maddox is currently chair of the AAOMPT Education Committee and is actively involved in AAOMPT’s Program Director and Academic and Clinical Faculty Special Interest Groups. Dr. Maddox is currently an assistant professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Brenau University, and since 2009 has had adjunct faculty positions and guest speaker roles at multiple institutions – including Georgia State University, Augusta University, University of North Georgia, and South College.  Dr. Maddox is engaged in research initiatives through both URI and Brenau. His research interests include the management of chronic and/or complex pain and exploration of the mechanisticeffects of various forms of manual intervention.

Grace Mollohan

PT, DPT

Bio

Grace Mollohan

Dr. Grace Mollohan is the Director of Orthopaedic Residency as well as a course instructor for Upstream Rehab Institute.  She has been a practicing physical therapist in Atlanta, GA since 2011 when she obtained her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Emory University.   Dr. Mollohan completed Orthopaedic Residency with Evidence in Motion in 2013 and completed OMPT Fellowship training with BenchMark Rehab Institute in 2018.  She has achieved board certification in orthopaedics (OCS), and is recognized as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.  Dr. Mollohan is a clinical instructor and serves as a mentor to new graduate physical therapists, orthopedic residents and fellows-in-training.  She is also adjunct faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Emory University.  Dr. Mollohan remains active in ongoing research and continues to present at both state and national level conferences.

Christina Myers

PT, DPT

Bio

Christina Myers

Dr. Chris Myers is the Director of Continuing Education and an instructor with Upstream Rehab Institute’s Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency, OMPT Fellowship, and continuing education programs.  She received her Master of Physical Therapy degree from Elon College, her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and is currently a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy candidate with Bellin College where she is researching the correlation between therapeutic alliance and outcomes as well as opioid use post-lumbar surgery.  Dr. Myers completed fellowship training with Evidence in Motion and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.  She is also a board certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy (OCS) and certified in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (Cert. MDT). Dr. Myers is the Assistant Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at South College in Knoxville, TN.  She continues to present at both national and state level conferences annually as well as teaching numerous continuing education courses throughout the country.

Misty Seidenburg

PT, DPT

Bio

Misty Seidenburg

Dr. Misty Seidenburg is the Director of Clinical Education, the Co-Program Director of Upstream Rehab Institute’s Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and Sports Physical Therapy Residency as well as a lead instructor for several URI continuing education courses. Her education includes receiving her doctorate in physical therapy from Gannon University in 2006, completion of a post-graduate orthopedic residency in 2008 and subsequent fellowship in spine 2010. She holds board-certification in orthopaedics (OCS) and is also certified in both the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (Cert. MDT) and is a certified Movement Links Practitioner. Dr. Seidenburg has presented at multiple national conferences and has various articles in publication. She serves on several APTA committees and is currently an adjunct faculty member at Messiah College.

Anjanette Nunez

PT, DPT

Bio

Anjanette Nunez

Dr. Anjanette Nunez is a faculty member and course developer for Upstream Rehab Institute and is involved in the Modern Pain Science course.  She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Georgia State University (GSU) in 2014.  Dr. Nunez completed the BenchMark Rehab Institute Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency program in 2016, she is a board certified orthopaedic clinical specialist (OCS) and is certified with the International Spine and Pain Institute as a Therapeutic Pain Specialist (TPS). Dr. Nunez has presented research on Pain Neuroscience Education at national and state conferences.  She is an active member of the APTA and serves on the 2017-2018 Nominating Committee for PTAG.  Dr. Nunez is currently adjunct faculty at GSU where she received the Outstanding Clinical Instructor Award from GSU for 2017-2018 the academic year.

Ashlie Crewe

PT, DPT

Bio

Ashlie Crewe

Dr. Crewe is a course developer and instructor with Upstream Rehab Institute and the Regional Coordinator of Pelvic Floor Rehab for Drayer Physical Therapy Institute in Hummelstown, PA.  Ashlie earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Gannon University and she has completed Pelvic Floor Series and various other specialty courses from the Herman and Wallace Institute.  She is board certified as a women’s health clinical specialist (WCS) and is a Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist.  She is a member of the International Pelvic Pain Society and the Global Pelvic Health Alliance. Dr. Crewe is active in teaching roles with Herman and Wallace, is an adjunct faculty member at Lebanon Valley College, and heads up a pelvic floor webinar education series for URI.

Barrett Stanley

PT, DPT

Bio

Barrett Stanley

Dr. Barrett Stanley is a course developer and instructor with Upstream Rehab Institute.  He obtained his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Duke University and currently practices in Oakwood Georgia. Following graduation with his DPT he completed the Benchmark Rehab Institute’s Orthopaedic Residency and became a board certified orthopaedic clinical specialist (OCS) and is currently pursuing completion of an Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy fellowship. Dr. Stanley is currently a researcher in a randomized controlled trial investigating the “Local and Widespread Hypoalgesic Effect Following Neurodynamic Mobilization”. He has a wide-range of manual therapy experience which is bolstered with his knowledge of exercise science and prescription through his years of being a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

Bill Johnson

PT, DPT

Bio

Bill Johnson

Dr. Johnson is a course developer and lead instructor within the Upstream Rehab Institute (URI) as well as instructor/faculty in URI Orthopeadic and Sports Physical Therapy Residency programs.  Dr. Johnson received a Master of Physical Therapy in 1994 and Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2005 from Shenandoah University.  He is a board certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy (OCS) and a certified Advanced Golf Fitness Instructor (AGFI).  He has copy written programs for knee injury prevention for female athlete (S.K.I.P.©: Successful Knee Injury Prevention), and performance enhancement for speed, agility, quickness and power. Bill continues to be an active clinician working with patients and clients of all ages and abilities, as well and enjoys mentoring newly hired associates in his region.

Bo Brawner

PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, CDNT

Bio

Bo Brawner

Bo Brawner received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of North Georgia in 2012 following his Bachelors in Science in Kinesiology from Samford University in Birmingham Alabama in 2008. He has worked in orthopedic spine care specializing in the treatment of common Cervical and Lumbar-related disorders as well as other conditions related to the Spine such as headaches, dizziness and vestibular dysfunction and myofascial pain. He completed his COMT through IAMT and OCS shortly thereafter and has been working in an educational/clinical hybrid role since 2016 in Huntsville, AL.

Bo’s philosophy of care is based on empowering the patient through utilization of heavy clinical reasoning, patient engagement/education, advanced manual therapy, dry needling, and appropriate exercise implementation with the ultimate goal of permanent resolution of his patient’s complaints.

Bonnie Mangino

PT, MPT, COMT, Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialist

Bio

Bonnie Mangino

Bonnie received her BS in Biology with a concentration in Physical Therapy from East Stroudsburg University in 1995. She went on to receive her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Hahnemann University in 1997.  She successfully attained Vestibular Competency Credentialing through Emory University and the APTA in 2012, and received her Maitland COMT in 2013. She has worked in a variety of outpatient orthopedic clinical settings before landing at Rex/UNC Healthcare in 2014.  Bonnie has been a manual therapist since 2000, and has a diverse clinical background including Maitland, McKenzie, NAIOMT, and Kaltenborn-Evjenth.  Bonnie’s philosophy of care emphasizes patient education, manual therapy, and therapeutic exercise with the ultimate goals of functional improvement and patient satisfaction.

Brandon Ellison

PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, RRCA Certified Running Coach

Bio

Brandon Ellison

Brandon graduated with his doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2010. He received his Orthopedic Clinical Specialist certification in May of 2012. He also earned his Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy through Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars in December 2012, as well as his running coach certification through the Road Runner’s Club of America.

He has practiced in outpatient orthopedic manual therapy since 2010, with a focus in working with runners ranging from new 5k athletes to ultra marathoners.  Brandon is currently the Lead Therapist at Results Physiotherapy in Brentwood, TN, and assists with the manual therapy training program as Regional Education Coordinator.

Brian Trabulsi

MPT, COMT, ATC

Bio

Brian Trabulsi

Brian graduated with a BS in Sports Medicine from Marietta College and received certification by the National Athletic Training Association (NATA) in 1999. In 2000, he received his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Chatham University. For several years, he was a pediatric PT providing early intervention and school-based therapy services in NJ. After relocating to Raleigh, Brian shifted his focus to outpatient orthopedics.   In 2013, he received a Certificate of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT) through Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars (MAPS) and Trigger Point Dry Needling through Institute of Advanced Musculoskeletal Treatments (IAMT).  He has practiced at several manual therapy based outpatient clinics and is currently the clinic coordinator in the Department of Physical Therapy at UNC Healthcare.

Brian specializes in the treatment of complex spine dysfunction, running/throwing injuries and TMJ dysfunction.  Most recently, Brian is involved with mentoring and program development for the University of North Carolina’s Orthopedic Residency Program.  He enjoys mountain biking, CrossFit, and running but it all takes a back seat to spending time with his wife Jennifer and their 3 children.

 

 

 

Charles “Chuck” Clark

PT, DPT, MHS, OCS, MTC, CSCS, CDNT

Bio

Charles “Chuck” Clark

Chuck received his Bachelor of Health Science from the University of Louisville and both Master of Health Science and Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees from the University of Indianapolis. He was re-certified in Orthopedics (OCS) in 2013 and attained a manual therapy credential from the University of St. Augustine in 2008. Chuck has also been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist since 1999. Lastly, Chuck became a Certified Dry Needling Therapist in 2017.

From 2005-2007, Chuck was the primary instructor of the Great Lakes Seminars’ Cervical and Thoracic Mobilization Continuing Education course. From 2008 forward, he has been focusing on developing, refining and teaching the Manual Therapy Toolkit Course on a national level. Chuck’s practice environment has always been outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine. He currently serves as the Regional Coordinator for Results Physiotherapy in Louisville and Lexington, KY areas.

 

Craig O’Neil

PT, DMT, OCS, COMT

Bio

Craig O’Neil

Craig is a 1995 graduate from Loma Linda University with a Masters in physical therapy.  He received his manual therapy certification in December of 2003 and his Doctorate of Manual Therapy in 2009, both from the Ola Grimsby Institute. He earned the designation of Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2005. He earned his Certification of Orthopedic Manual Therapy through Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars in 2011.

Craig remains in clinical practice utilizing modern pain science, exercise prescription, and manual therapy.   He is currently the Vice President of Learning and Affiliation at Results Physiotherapy in Franklin, TN and oversees the orthopedic manual therapy training program with Results. Craig is also the Director of Program Development for the Institute of Advanced Musculoskeletal Treatments.

Derek Clewley

PT, DPT, PHD

Bio

Derek Clewley

Dr. Clewley is an instructor with Upstream Rehab Institute’s Ortho Residency, OMPT Fellowship, and continuing education programs.  He is an educator, clinical researcher, physical therapist, and mentor in the Duke University DPT program. His specific area of clinical expertise and training is orthopaedics and manual physical therapy. Dr. Clewley has achieved board certification in orthopaedics and is recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.  He has a PhD with a primary interest in health services related research including the specific investigation of healthcare seeking behavior.  In addition, his peer reviewed publication record includes the interventional topics of manual physical therapy, dry needling, and pain sciences. His publication record also includes clinical practice guidelines and has presented nationally and internationally on the use and implementation of guidelines in clinical practice.  Dr. Clewley has extensive experience in the development of continuing education, residency, and fellowship post-graduate training programs.

Derek Freshman

PT

Bio

Derek Freshman

Derek Freshman is a course instructor for Upstream Rehabilitation Institute.  Derek obtained his Bachelors in Exercise Science from the University of South Carolina in 2008 and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University in 2012.  Derek currently practices in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania as a Senior Physical Therapist.   Derek obtained his Board Certification in Orthopedics in 2017 and is seeking to complete Fellowship in Manual Therapy through the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy.  Derek also brings years of experience and training through the McKenzie/Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy System as well as the Selective Functional Movement System.   Derek is active in the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association and mentors residents within the Upstream Rehabilitation Institute as well as serves as a Credentialed Clinical Instructor mentoring student Physical Therapists from all over the northeast.

Destiny Hebert

PT, DPT

Bio

Destiny Hebert

Dr. Destiny Hebert is a course developer and instructor with Upstream Rehab Institute. She received her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from North Georgia College & State University and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the Medical College of Georgia.  Dr. Hebert has completed certification and Diploma in Spinal Manipulation and Diploma of Osteopractic through the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy.  She has also completed certifications in vestibular rehab, ASTYM, ISTYM, medical acupuncture and the STAR Cancer Program.  Dr. Hebert completed an orthopaedic manual physical therapy fellowship with the American Manual Therapy Institute and obtained status as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT).  She teaches multiple continuing education courses throughout the country each year and has been a guest lecture/adjunct faculty member for numerous Doctor of Physical Therapy programs.  Dr. Hebert is an active area director and clinician for BenchMark Rehab Partners in the Atlanta area.  She is currently working on research in the field of vestibular rehab and dry needling at the University of North Georgia where she holds a faculty appointment.

Dustin McGann

PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Bio

Dustin McGann

Dustin is a 2006 graduate of VCU’s Medical College of Virginia with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He became a board certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist in 2008. In 2008 he also became a Titleist™ Performance Institute (TPI) Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, and in 2011 became a TPI Certified Medical Professional working with golfers to improve performance and decrease pain. In 2013, Dustin completed his Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy at Regis University, and became a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. He has guest lectured at MCV on spinal manipulation, and is currently adjunct faculty at Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences Physical Therapy Department. Dustin’s research focus is in orthopaedic manual therapy, and he has presented at the AAOMPT annual conference and most recently the APTA’s CSM in 2015. Dustin practices in a private outpatient physical therapy clinic in Staunton, Va.

E. Larry Grine

PT, MSPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS, CDNT

Bio

E. Larry Grine

Larry trained at University of Miami (FL), graduating in 2000 with his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy. He has worked in the orthopedic and sports medicine setting since 1993. Larry received credentials as an Athletic Trainer by the National Athletic Training Association (NATA) in 1994 and as a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) since 1997. In addition, he is a Certified Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialist since 1999 and Full-Body Certified in Active Release Technique (ART) since 2013. Larry is currently pursuing his fellowship with the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT); where he has completed Levels I-III. Larry has completed Selective Functional Movement Assessment training Levels I-II through Functional Movement Systems and he received his Board Certification in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS) and became a Certified Dry Needling Therapist in 2018.  Prior to attending University of Miami, Larry graduated from Millersville University where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Physics with Minors in Mathematics and Business Administration in 1994.

Larry is a former collegiate athlete, playing Division II soccer, coached various sports, and has been treating with a hands-on approach since 2000. He has a passion for learning, teaching others and helping to advance the profession of physical therapy through educational opportunities. Larry currently is Clinic Co-Director of Virginia Therapy & Fitness Center and has worked or is currently working as an athletic trainer/physical therapist for several levels of sports teams and groups including: the United States Men’s World Cup Soccer Team, Washington Redskins, Delaware Wizards Pro Soccer Team, collegiate athletes, youth travel teams, and triathletes.

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Lane

PT, DPT, PHD

Bio

Elizabeth Lane

Dr. Elizabeth Lane is a faculty member with URI’s Orthopaedic Residency and continuing education programs. She earned her doctorate in physical therapy from the Medical College of Georgia and Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Utah. She holds board-certification in orthopaedics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. She holds several certifications- dry needling, Selective Functional Movement Assessment, Certified Strength and Condition Specialist, and Therapeutic Pain Specialist. She has lectured at multiple national conferences and served on the Education Academy’s Residency and Fellowship Education Special Interest Group. She currently serves as Assistant Research Faculty at the University of Utah DPT program. Her research interests include a focus on neuroscience education for those with chronic spinal pain.

 

Glenn Thompson

PT, DPT

Bio

Glenn Thompson

Dr. Glenn Thompson is an Upstream Rehab Institute instructor and mentor and a physical therapist practicing in Crossville, TN.  He is an instructor for: MT2 and MT3 in the URI Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship, musculoskeletal and dry needling courses in the URI Orthopaedic Residency and multiple continuing education programs. Dr. Thompson obtained his entry level physical therapy degree from East Tennessee State University and his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Evidence in Motion in 2014.  He completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy with Evidence In Motion in 2017 and is recognized as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.  Dr. Thompson has also achieved board certification in orthopaedics (OCS).  He is a clinical instructor and serves as a mentor orthopedic residents and fellows-in-training.

Greg Lindley

PT, DPT

Bio

Greg Lindley

Dr. Lindley is Clinic Director for BenchMark Physical Therapy in Spring City, TN. He is on faculty for the URI Hand Therapy Fellowship. He works on course development and teaches the manual therapy lab for the Hand Therapy Fellowship. Dr. Lindley earned his B.S. in Health Promotion from Auburn University in 1991 and his M.S. in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 1994. He earned his DPT in 2018 from the University of Montana. He achieved board certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2001. He became a Certified Hand Therapist in 2011.

Hannah Norton

PT, DPT

Bio

Hannah Norton

Dr. Norton is an instructor with Upstream Rehab Institute’s Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency and continuing education programs and continues to treat patients in the Chattanooga, TN area.  She earned a Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain University for Health Professions.  Dr. Norton completed both Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency and OMPT Fellowship training with Evidence in Motion and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.  She is also a board certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy (OCS) and is certified in dry needling.  Dr. Norton serves as Assistant Professor and is the Director of Clinical Education with the South College Doctor of Physical Therapy program.  She continues to serve as a mentor to new graduate physical therapists, orthopedic residents and fellows-in-training.

J. Adrienne McAuley

PT, DPT, MEd, OCS, FAAOMPT

Bio

J. Adrienne McAuley

Adrienne graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont in 1994. Early in her career, she became interested in the relationship between lumbopelvic & hip disorders and pelvic floor dysfunction and began taking courses through the Section on Women’s Health (SOWH) in 1998. Adrienne is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (2001 and renewed 2011) and completed her certificates in Pilates for Rehabilitation (Polestar®, 2001) and Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the Spine (McKenzie Institute, 2002). Adrienne fulfilled a residency in Manual Therapy through The Manual Therapy Institute in 2005 and went on to achieve Fellowship recognition in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists in 2007 under the mentorship of Dave Ziegler, PT, MS, FAAOMPT.

Passionate about teaching and learning, Adrienne pursued another pathway in her professional development. In 1997, she joined the ranks of adjunct faculty at Marymount University and also had the opportunity to teach with the Janet G. Travell, MD Seminar Seriessm from 2002 – 2004. Adrienne earned a Master of Arts in Education from George Washington University in 2005 and accepted a position as Assistant Professor at Touro College in Manhattan. Adrienne continues her involvement with the SoWH and is currently serving as co-chair of the Guideline Development Group working on a CPG for physical therapy interventions for women with urinary incontinence.

Adrienne has been in Portland, Maine since 2012 and is currently Associate Clinical Professor in Physical Therapy at the University of New England where she has teaching responsibilities in musculoskeletal coursework and is conducting grant-funded research related to pelvic floor musculature and hip function.  Adrienne sees patients one day per week at Focal Point Physical Therapy in Scarborough, Maine.

Jaison W. Alderman

PT, DPT, MBA, CMTPT

Bio

Jaison W. Alderman

Jaison has been practicing manual physical therapy since earning his Doctorate of Physical therapy Degree from Shenandoah University in 2011. He has also received his Masters in Business from Shenandoah University in 2014. Jaison is currently pursuing his Certified Manual Physical Therapy (CMPT) from North American Institute of Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). He has also earned his Certification in Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy (CMTPT) through the Myopain Seminars, a Janet G. Travell, MD Seminar Series. In addition, he has started as an Adjunct Faculty member with Shenandoah University in 2014 teaching Anatomy in the cadaver lab.

He currently works for Virginia Therapy and Fitness Center which is a clinic that focuses on manual therapies and therapeutic intervention. He was also able to participate in the application of aquatic therapy for post operative orthopedic spinal patients, deconditioned patient, as well as, other orthopedic injuries. Jaison has had the opportunity to work with orthopedic patients, scoliosis patients, Players in the NFL, Division I, II and III collegiate athletes, as well as junior Olympians.

 

Jarrad Matthews

PT, DPT

Bio

Jarrad Matthews

Dr. Jarrad Matthews is a course developer and instructor with Upstream Rehab Institute and a physical therapist practicing in Little Elm, TX.  Jarrad earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Washington and completed an Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency with BenchMark Rehab Institute.  He is board certified as an orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) and is certified in dry needling.  Dr. Matthews is active in advocacy for the state of Texas with the primary agenda of direct access.

Jason B. Myerson

PT, DPT, DMT, OCS, FAAOMPT, CMTPT

Bio

Jason B. Myerson

Jason is a physical therapist in an outpatient orthopedic center in Fairfield County, CT. Jason is a 2005 graduate of Quinnipiac University with his Masters in Physical Therapy. He went on to complete Manual Therapy Residency and Fellowship training through the Ola Grimsby Institute in 2011 and 2012. Through the OGI he achieved a Doctorate in Manual Therapy in 2012 and became a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists in 2013. Jason became a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2013 and completed a certification in Dry Needling (CMTPT) through Myopain Seminars in December of 2014 and a certification in the Mulligan Concept (CMP) in March 2015. He serves as adjunct faculty in the Department of Physical Therapy at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT.

Jennifer Wilson

PT, MBA, Ed.D.

Bio

Jennifer Wilson

Jennifer Wilson, PT, MBA, Ed.D. is a principal of the Leadership Institute, formerly the Director of the Institute for Leadership in Physical Therapy (LAMP) for the Health Policy and Administration (HPA) Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as well as a member of the Private Practice Section’s (PPS) Education Committee. Elected to the Board of Directors of the APTA in 2011, she speaks nationally and internationally on topics related to leadership, business, and management in physical therapy and health care, has been invited to submit short articles for APTA’s ‘Business Sense’ section of PT in Motion, and was awarded a national research grant from the HPA Section. Dr. Wilson holds an Ed.D. degree in Executive Leadership from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY, a MBA degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and a BS degree in physical therapy from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Jessica Mitchell

MA, ATC

Bio

Jessica Mitchell

Jess Mitchell is the Sports Medicine Coordinator for SERC Physical Therapy. She obtained her degree in athletic training from Temple University in 2008, became a nationally certified athletic trainer and went on to receive her Master’s degree in Exercise Science from University of South Florida in 2010. Jess is a level I and II Sportsmetrics certified specialist as well as an ImPACT trained athletic trainer. She also teaches CPR, First Aid, and professional rescuer certification courses through the American Heart Association and the Emergency Care and Safety Institute.

JJ Junkin

PT, DPT

Bio

JJ Junkin

Dr. JJ Junkin is an instructor with Upstream Rehab Institute and a clinic director/physical therapist practicing in Oregon City, OR. She is an instructor for the musculoskeletal and dry needling courses in both the URI Orthopaedic Residency and continuing education programs. Dr. Junkin obtained her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from St. Augustine University – San Diego campus. She has graduated from URI’s Orthopaedic Residency and has achieved board certification in orthopaedics (OCS), certification in dry needling and is recognized as Manual Therapy Certified. Dr. Junkin completed the URI Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy fellowship program and is recognized as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. She is a long time clinical instructor and serves as a mentor to new graduate physical therapists, orthopedic residents and fellows-in-training. Dr. Junkin also serves as adjunct faculty for the University of St. Augustine in orthopedic lab coursework.

John Fainsan

PT, MSPT, MTC, CSCS, CDNT

Bio

John Fainsan

John earned his Master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 2002 from Ithaca College in NY. He obtained his CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association in 2006. He was trained in trigger point dry needling in 2008. He was certified in manual therapy (MTC) through the University of St. Augustine in 2011. He has worked in a variety of orthopedic settings, mostly focusing on spinal dysfunctions. John has worked with various populations including athletes, spinal cord injured clients, weekend warriors, hikers, skiers, snowboarders, dancers, runners, cyclists, martial artists, golfers, and swimmers.

Outside of the clinic, John loves to do jiu jitsu, travel, eat exotic foods, hike, bike, snowboard, and spend time with his family. He holds a rank of purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. John is a former resident of both New York and Colorado. He now resides in Northern Virginia with his wife and two sons.

 

 

Kevin Dandy

PT, MPT, CMPT, CDNT

Bio

Kevin Dandy

Kevin graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University in 2002. He received his manual therapy certification from the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy in 2010. He also holds a certification in kinesiology taping from Spider-Tech since 2011.

Kevin has practiced in the orthopedic and sports-medicine settings since 2002 with an emphasis on complex spinal dysfunction, chronic pain, and high-level athletes.   Since 2010, Kevin has trained with several trigger point dry needling institutes in order to integrate this highly effective treatment in to his PT practice and is a Certified Dry Needling Therapist. He is currently the Lead Physical Therapist at Virginia Therapy and Fitness Center in Reston, VA.

 

 

Matt Broussard

PT, DPT, OCS, COMT

Bio

Matt Broussard

Matt is a 2010 DPT graduate of Texas Woman’s University. After training with The Manual Therapy Institute, he took a position with Results Physiotherapy in Nashville, TN. He earned his OCS (Orthopedic Clinical Specialist) and COMT (Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist) through Maitland Australian Seminars both in 2012. He has been practicing in the orthopedic outpatient setting with all populations with an emphasis on manual therapy, progressive exercise prescription and direct access since 2010. He also serves on the education faculty for Results Physiotherapy and IAMT.

Megan E. Pere

PT, DPT, MTC, OCS, CDN, CF-L1

Bio

Megan E. Pere

Megan is a Physical Therapist, Certified Manual Therapist, Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist, SFMA Certified, Certified Dry Needling and CrossFit Level 1 Coach for Results Physiotherapy. Megan is a District Clinical Quality Leader serving 16 clinics providing hands on patient care, mentorship to both PTs and PTAs, and formal education training classes and workshops. Megan was a two sport Division 1 athlete at The University of Tennessee at Martin where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Cell and Molecular Biology in 2006 and received the Ohio Valley Conference Academic Medal of Honor. She earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in 2011 where she received the Stanley V. Paris and Catherine E. Patla award for Excellence in Manual Therapy. She earned her Certification in Manual Therapy through the University of St. Augustine and served as an Adjunct Teaching Assistant for Extremity and Spinal Evaluation and Manipulation.

Megan began her career with Results Physiotherapy in 2014, and received the Results Physiotherapy, “Engagement” award in 2016.  Megan has been a primary instructor with IAMT since 2015 and specializes in Exercise Prescription, Soft Tissue Mobilization and Taping, Trigger Point Dry Needling, and IASTM. Megan’s passion is not only patient care and teaching but continuing to learn and absorb as much as possible from new research and colleagues.

Michael Dunning

MPT, OCS, ATC

Bio

Michael Dunning

Michael Robert Dunning is currently the Clinical Director and Partner at Benchmark Physical Therapy in McDonough Georgia. He graduated from Valdosta State University in 2001 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Sports Medicine & Athletic Training, and currently holds a certification as a licensed Athletic Trainer. Michael continued his studies at Georgia State University to receive a Master’s in Physical Therapy in 2004. Following school, he completed a Residency and Fellowship program with “Institute of Rehabilitation and Training” and obtained certification as a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists in 2007. In the 10 years since completing his Fellowship he has become a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2014, Certified in Vestibular therapy by the Gans institute in 2008, and dry needling with Myopain institute in 2014.

Michael Reese

PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, CDNT

Bio

Michael Reese

Michael is a 2012 graduate from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  He received his certification in orthopedic manual therapy (COMT) through the Institute of Advance Musculoskeletal Treatments (IAMT) in December of 2014. Michael has received training in Dry needling through both Myopain Seminars and IAMT.  He is currently practicing in outpatient orthopedics using an integrative approach with specific focus on combining manual therapy, dry needling and exercise prescription.  His main areas of interest include: dry needling, management of cervicogenic headaches and spine dysfunction. Currently, Michael is working in Raleigh, NC as Lead Therapist for Results Physiotherapy, and serves as a clinical mentor for Therapists in Results’ North Carolina Region.

Michelle Tanner

PT, DPT

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Michelle Tanner

Dr. Michelle Tanner is an instructor with Upstream Rehab Institute and is currently an Area Director for BenchMark Physical Therapy in the northwest Atlanta area.  She graduated from Emory University in 2007 with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.  Dr. Tanner completed certification in Spinal Manipulation and Diploma of Osteopractic through the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy (AAMT).  She then completed an Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy fellowship with AAMT and obtained the designation: fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT).  Dr. Tanner is a long time clinical instructor and serves as a mentor to new graduate physical therapists, orthopedic residents and fellows-in-training.

Pam Tutten

OT, OTD

Bio

Pam Tutten

Pam is a Hand Therapy Fellowship instructor and mentor as well as course developer with Upstream Rehab Institute and a practicing occupational therapist and clinic director for Benchmark Rehab Partners in Ellijay, GA.  She obtained her dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Occupational Therapy and Psychology from Utica College of Syracuse University and her post-professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree from Rocky Mountain University.  Pam is a Certified Hand Therapist as well as being certified by Ergoscience, ARCON, and WORKSTEPS systems to provide care for the worker population.  She is a Senior Therapist and serves as a professional and clinical mentor through the Hand Therapy Fellowship program.  Pam is also adjunct faculty at Brenau University in their master of Occupational Therapy program.

Poonam Hurley

PT, DPT

Bio

Poonam Hurley

Dr. Poonam Hurley is an instructor with Upstream Rehab Institute and a physical therapist practicing in Atlanta, GA. She is an instructor for the musculoskeletal and dry needling courses in both the URI Orthopaedic Residency and continuing education programs. Dr. Hurley obtained her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Emory University. She has graduated from URI’s Orthopaedic Residency and has achieved board certification in orthopaedics (OCS), and a certification in dry needling from two different programs. Dr. Hurley completed the URI Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy fellowship program and is recognized as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. She is a long time clinical instructor and serves as a mentor to new graduate physical therapists, orthopedic residents and fellows-in-training. Dr. Hurley has served the role of adjunct professor for various HBCU Physical Therapy programs.

Richard A. Banton

PT, T-DPT, OCS, CMPT, ATC, CDN

Bio

Richard A. Banton

Richard has been practicing physical therapy since earning his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University in 1998. In August 2004, Richard completed his Transitional Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University. Richard is currently pursuing a fellowship with the North American Institute of Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). Richard is recognized by NAIOMT as a Certified Manual Physical Therapist (CMPT). He is also recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (AABPTS) as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). Richard has been certified by the National Athletic Training Association (NATA) as an athletic trainer since 1995.

Prior to attending Shenandoah University, Richard received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Medicine from Marietta College. He currently provides athletic training services for professional soccer teams in northern Virginia (Northern Virginia Royals and Majestics; www.novafc.com) His degrees in sports medicine and physical therapy allow him to work with several professional and amateur athletes from the Washington Redskins, NASCAR, Professional golf, college athletics, Olympians, and several local high school athletic teams.

Richard has served as co-clinic director for Virginia Therapy and Fitness Center since its inception in 2004. He has served as a primary author of multiple articles for The Spinal Research Foundation, www.spinerf.org, and is currently an adjunct professor for Shenandoah University. In 2012, Richard received the Outstanding Alumnus Award from Shenandoah University to honor his significant accomplishments in the profession of physical therapy. His primary goal is for the profession of physical therapy, healthcare providers, and patients to view Virginia Therapy and Fitness Center as the standard for high quality physical therapy care.

Richard’s commitment to quality is evidenced by combining trigger point dry needling, “hands-on” therapy, and evidence based exercise to achieve the best outcomes for his patients. He understands that each patient is unique and therefore deserves a treatment plan that is specific to their needs. Virginia Therapy and Fitness Center has proven to be the perfect place for this goal to be achieved.

Ryan McConnell

PT, DPT

Bio

Ryan McConnell

Dr. Ryan McConnell is a content developer and instructor with Upstream Rehab Institute and a physical therapist/clinic director practicing in Nashville, Tennessee. He is an instructor for: MT2 and MT3 in the URI Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship, musculoskeletal and dry needling courses in the URI Orthopaedic Residency and multiple continuing education programs. Dr. McConnell obtained his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.  He has achieved board certification in orthopaedics (OCS), is a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, and he is certified in Vestibular Rehabilitation and Concussion Management.  Dr. McConnell has completed Orthopaedic Residency and OMPT Fellowship training with BenchMark Rehab Institute, and is recognized as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.  He is adjunct faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Belmont University and is active in advocacy including being Chairperson for the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association.  Dr. McConnell is currently active in ongoing research including work with pedometers and is an enrolled researcher in a nationwide MS study.

Shaughn Regan

PT, DPT, OCS, COMT

Bio

Shaughn Regan

Shaughn graduated with his doctorate in physical therapy from the University at Buffalo in 2013. He earned his Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy through IAMT in 2015 and his Orthopedic Clinical Specialist certification in 2016. He practices orthopedic physical therapy with special interest in manual therapy, movement systems, and patient education in pain science. Shaughn is currently the Lead Therapist at Results Physiotherapy in Brentwood, TN.

Stephen Connolly

B.Phty., OCS, CDNT

Bio

Stephen Connolly

Stephen trained at the University of Queensland, Australia, graduating in 1994. In his extensive career, he has worked in private practice and hospital settings in Australia, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States. Stephen has gained his credentials as an Orthopedic Specialist by the American PT Association. He is Maitland trained and has lectured at the University of Queensland and the Queensland University of Technology. Stephen has broad experience in orthopedic, sports and occupational health physical therapy. He has a particular interest in education, injury management and manual therapy, and he has developed a niche role in education and mentoring.

Stephen is a Certified Dry Needling Therapist and has been part of the IAMT education team since 2014, teaching and helping develop the curricula for the Trigger Point Dry Needling and Myofascial Techniques and Taping courses. In addition, he has been an examiner for the COMT certification exam. Stephen has the privilege of being the Director of Clinical Quality for Results Physiotherapy, developing and overseeing recruitment, education curriculum, and clinician development initiatives.

Terry Trundle

PTA, ATC, LAT

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Terry Trundle

Terry Trundle is a course developer and instructor with Upstream Rehab Institute. He has over 43 years of experience in clinical practice and offers educational programs on functional rehabilitation focusing on the upper and lower closed kinetic chain.  Terry received his degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant from the Medical College of Georgia.  In recent years he was the Creator and Chair of the Advisory Board for the Annual Conference known as the Rehab Summit  Terry’s research has been featured in numerous journals and publications. Most recently, he authored a chapter on the orthopedic management of the shoulder in Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant. He has also received Leadership Awards and recognition by the American Physical Therapy Association and the Medical College of Georgia. Terry has been a Certified Member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and is now a retired/certified Athletic Trainer after 43 years.

Tray Rush

PT, DPT

Bio

Tray Rush

Dr. Tray Rush serves as clinic director in Missouri’s Lee’s Summit area. He serves as Lead Vestibular and Concussion therapist throughout the SERC clinics. He is the lead developer and instructor for the Concussion Management course through URI. Dr. Rush graduated from the University of Missouri with his doctorate in physical therapy. He is vestibular certified through the American Institute of Balance and gained his concussion training through the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Summit on Concussion. Dr. Rush is a member of the Kansas City Vestibular Special interest group where he works as a resource and mentor in various concussion and vestibular projects.

Trevor Davidson

PT, OCS, MTC

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Trevor Davidson

Dr. Trevor Davidson serves as the area director at SERC Physical Therapy in Northwest Arkansas. He earned his Master of Physical Therapy degree from Southwest Baptist University and Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences. Trevor is certi­fied in Selective Functional Movement Assess­ment, Astym® treatment, and dry needling. He has an advanced certification in manual therapy and is a board-certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist. Dr. Davidson’s professional and clinical experience in physical therapy has allowed him to work extensively with physical therapy interns and residents in teaching and clinical settings.

Tyler Miller

PT, DPT

Bio

Tyler Miller

Dr. Tyler Miller serves on faculty with Upstream Rehab Institute. He is a mentor within the URI orthopaedic residency and OMPT fellowship programs, and a course developer and lead instructor for URI continuing education courses nationwide. Dr. Miller received his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2014 from Belmont University, was awarded the Certification of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT) in 2016, and in 2018 he became a board certified orthopaedic clinical specialist (OCS) and received fellow status through the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. Dr. Miller has presented research at state and local conferences. Currently, he is a senior therapist who serves as a clinical director in the Atlanta, GA area.

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