Physical Therapy Management Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Physical Therapy Management, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, Rehab, Geriatrics, Therapy Management, Orthopaedic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy, Sports Medicine,

Expert Witness No.2549



A National Medical Rehabilitation Company, January 2004 – September 2007
Market Manager and Manager of Clinical Operations-North Florida Market

Responsible for operations of 10 outpatient facilities where my duties included the following:
Patient care of outpatient population caseload including orthopedic injuries, post-surgical cases,
spine injuries, athletic injuries, neurological disorders, geriatrics

Quarterly quality assurance audits of PT and OT caseloads

Staffing including use of PT, PTA, OT, COTA, ST, support staff as Florida Practice Act allows

Budget preparation and management for 10 centers
Organized local continuing education opportunities for 22 clinicians

A National Medical Rehabilitation Company, June 2001 – December 2003
Center Manager

Carried a full caseload of outpatient population while managing center operations to exceed
budget in 2001, 2002, 2003

Worked closely with group of 10 orthopedic surgeons to develop protocols for best physical
therapy management of post-surgical patients.

Observed orthopedic surgeries with large orthopedic group to improve patient outcomes

Marketing to area physicians to improve referral base

A National Medical Rehabilitation Company, September 1998 – May 2001
Staff Physical Therapist

Responsible for patient care of outpatient population of all ages

Worked closely with local high school to manage athletic injuries of players expedite their return to
the playing field

Delivered community education presentations including proper lifting technique, backpack
education, cardiac wellness, prevention of athletic injuries


University of Mobile
May 1996 – August 1998
Graduate School of Physical Therapy
Masters of Science in Physical Therapy

Auburn University
September 1991 – March 1996
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science

Clinical Affiliations

Mobile Infirmary Medical Center
Mobile, AL
Rotary Rehab Hospital

Columbia West Florida Regional Medical Center
Pensacola, FL
Skilled Nursing Unit

Providence Hospital
Mobile, AL
Acute Care and Home Health

Sports Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy
Pensacola, FL
Outpatient Therapy


Member of the American Physical Therapy Association

Continuing Education

Evidence-based Examination and Selected Interventions for Patients with Upper Extremity Disorders
Evidence-based Examination and Selected Interventions for Patients with Cervical Spine Disorders

Evidence-based Examination and Selected Interventions for Patients with Lumbar Spine and Hip

Evidence-based Physical Therapy Practice

Treating the Worker’s Compensation Patient

Prevention of Medical Errors


American Sports Medicine Institute Injuries in Football

Conservative Approach to Lumbar Spine Rehabilitation

Leadership Management Training

Current Trends in Sports Medicine

Differentiation of Spinal Conditions-Mechanical Thinking, Testing and Treatment

Osteoarthritis/Total Joint/Fall Prevention

McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy Part A: Lumbar Spine

Back to Golf-Biomechanical Evaluation, Treatment and Assessment of the golf swing integrating a
stabilized spine

The Assessment, Treatment and Prevention of LBP Disorders & Disability and Management of
Industrial Low Back Injuries