PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT
Area Manager, Physical Therapist, Clinic Director
Russell joined Pivot Physical Therapy in 2019 and is the Area Manager for the North Carolina Coast and Clinic Director of the office in Leland, NC. He received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech in 2006 and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2009.
He is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association, a certification demonstrating advanced knowledge of orthopedic pathologies and current concepts of best practice for treatments. As well as a Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist (CMTPT), receiving full certification through Myopain Seminars on concepts and implementation of Dry Needling to improve rehabilitation.
He brings 12 years of outpatient orthopedic experience all in the Wilmington, NC area ranging from rehabilitation from total joint replacements, sports medicine injuries (sprains, strains, tendonitis, bursitis, etc.) and surgeries (repair or reconstruction of tendons and ligaments), acute and chronic neck and back pain, and deconditioning as well as balance/vestibular assessments and treatments.
In his spare time, he enjoys time with his wife and two kids (twins) and playing soccer.