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Associate Professor, Physical Therapy - Ft. Lauderdale
(954) 262-1750


 Dr. Russ received his B.S. in Physical Therapy from the University of Buffalo in 1999.  He completed the Kaiser Permanente Fellowship Program in Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy in 2005.  Dr. Russ completed his Transitional Doctorate in Physical Therapy through A.T. Stills University in 2013.

Professional Certifications/Designations

Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapist (FAAOMPT)

Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT)


         Professional DPT Courses:

Musculoskeletal II
Musculoskeletal III
Systems Management I: Medical Pathology and Pharmacology
Systems Management III: Differential Diagnosis
Systems Management IV: Applied Clinical Decision Making


T-DPT Course:

Lower Quadrant Manual Therapy

Scholarly Activities and Interests

Relationship between lumbopelvic dysfunction and lower extremity pain syndromes

Effects of manual therapy interventions on motor control and functional movement

Dosing of neurodynamic interventions

Enhancing clinical reasoning in novice and experienced clinicians

Area of Practice

Dr. Russ’s primary area of clinical practice is outpatient orthopedics. 

Professional Activity Summary

Dr. Russ has been an APTA and AAOMPT member since 1999 and is a current member of the orthopedic section of the APTA.    

Professional Associations

Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars Faculty

Clinal Education Consultant FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers, Palm Beach, FL



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