Brett Coapland, DC, CSCS

Dr. Brett Coapland is the founder and clinic director of Performance Health Spine & Sport Therapy.  He studied Exercise Science at Appalachian State University and is a graduate of New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, New York.  He is a licensed chiropractor and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).  Dr. Coapland has extensive training in soft tissue modalities including Active Release Techniques (ART) and dry needling.  He has a passion for the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of low back and hip dysfunction. Over the years, he has dedicated a great deal of time and energy studying and implementing strategies to get patients out of pain quickly and back to their active lifestyle.

Dr. Coapland has completed numerous endurance events including the Cascade Crest 100 Mile Endurance Run and Ironman® Lake Placid.  He enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle  – running, hiking 4000 footers with his daughter and shooting hoops in the driveway with his son.  Dr. Coapland is passionate about his work and the health and wellness of his patients; he is always striving to provide the most recent, evidence-based therapies available.  As a lifelong learner in his field he regularly attends post-graduate courses to expand his knowledge and to better serve his patients.

Recent Post Graduate Continuing Education

Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) – Kyle Kiesel PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS – Boston, MA -2010

Functional Movement Screen (FMS) – Brett Jones, Master RKC, CSCS, CK-FMS – Saco, ME -2012

Dry Needling Institute – David Fishkin DC –Rockville MD – 2010

Evaluation and Treatment of Running Injuries – Brian Heiderschiet PT PhD – Saco ME -2011

New Trends in the Prevention of Running Injuries – Blaise Dubois BSc PT, RCAMT– Ottawa, ON – 2012

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) – Clare Frank DPT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT – Boston, MA – 2012

Recent Advances in the Evidence Based Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder – Mike Reinhold PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS – 2010

Functional Stability Training for the Core – Mike Reinhold PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS and Eric Cressey MA, CSCS – Hudson, MA – 2011

Active Release Techniques – Full Body Certification –Ironman Lake Placid -2006, 2007, 2010

Faulty Movement Patterns, Functional Assessment & Training – Craig Liebenson DC – Baltimore MD, 2011

Active Release Techniques – Masters Course – Michael Leahy, DC, CCSP – Boston, MA 2012

Building the Ultimate Back – From Rehabilitation to Ultimate Performance – Dr Stuart McGill – Saco, ME – 2012

Functional Integrated Dry Needling – Sports Trauma and Performance – Mark Scappaticci, DC, BSC(HONS), DAT FCCSS, CKTI – Ottawa, ON 2013

Boston Sports Medicine and Performance Group – Summer Seminar – Boston, MA 2013

Active Release Techniques – Full Body Recertification – August 2013

Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes – Shirley Sahrmann PT, PhD, FAPTA – St. Louis, MO 2014

Boston Sports Medicine and Performance Group – Summer Seminar – Boston, MA 2014

Active Release Techniques – Long Tract Nerve Entrapment – Fort Lauderdale, FL 2014

Dr. Ma’s Systemic Dry Needling – Sue Falsone PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT – West Boylston, MA 2015

Postural Restoration Institute – Pelvic Restoration – Boston, MA 2015

Musculoskeletal Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging with Dry Needling Technique – March 2016

The Detailed Back Assessment: Reducing pain and enhancing performance – Dr Stuart McGill – Port Orange, FL – 2017

Anatomical Dissection & Dry Needling -Sue Falsone PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT – Tempe, AZ 2017

McGill Method 1 – Foundation for the Pain Free Back – Dr. Stuart McGill – Vancouver, BC 2018

McGill Method 2 – Assessment: Converging on a Precise Diagnosis – Dr. Stuart McGill – Vancouver, BC 2018

McGill Method 3 – High Performance Training : Progressing Backs from Pain to Performance – Vancouver, BC 2018 – Dr. Stuart McGill & Joel Proskewitz