Ross Childs, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Ross received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Degree from Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire in 2012. Prior to receiving his DPT, Ross graduated from Salem State College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science. He obtained board certification in Orthopedics (OCS) through the APTA, and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. His combined treatment approach includes the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM), spinal manipulation, kinesiology taping, dry needling, pain science education, and corrective exercise with an emphasis on motor control and movement efficiency.

Outside of the clinic, Ross is an adjunct faculty member in the Physical Therapy program at Franklin Pierce University where he teaches Kinesiology, Musculoskeletal I-III and Sports Therapy. He also teaches for Medical Minds in Motion which provides continuing education courses to healthcare professionals. In his spare time, Ross enjoys reading, working out, and spending time with his family.

Recent Post-Graduate Continuing Education

Management of the Foot and Ankle Complex — May 2012

Lower Extremity Rehab Symposium — Sept 2012

Upper Quadrant Evaluation and Treatment — March 2013

The Shoulder Complex EBP and Gross Anatomy — June 2013

Kinesiology Taping and Movement Assessments — Aug 2013

Manipulations Techniques of the Spine and Extremities — Sept 2013

Taping Techniques of the Upper and Lower Extremity — March 2014

Performance Movement Techniques — April 2015

Dry Needling 1 for Craniofacial, Cervicothoracic and Upper Extremity — Aug 2015

Functional Movement Taping — June 2016

Dry Needling 2 for Lumbopelvic and Lower Extremity — Nov 2016

Selective Functional Movement Assessment Level 1 — Feb 2017

Y Balance Test — July 2017

Functional Movement Screen — Aug 2017

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