Brett Sears, PT, Cert. MDT is the owner and senior therapist at a private physical therapy clinic in upstate New York. He has over 15 years experience in orthopedic and hospital based physical therapy.
You can read more about Brett's current and past work on his Google+ profile: Brett Sears. Many readers like to join in the physical therapy conversation on Brett's Facebook page and Twitter Page.
Brett has worked in many different physical therapy settings. He has extensive experience in outpatient orthopedic therapy, and has also worked in hospital based acute care and rehabilitation settings. Brett served as the physical therapy supervisor in a large suburban hospital organization before opening his own physical therapy clinic. He currently specializes in outpatient orthopedics with a focus on low back and neck pain rehabilitation.
Brett also serves as an educator in his community, giving lectures about low back pain, running injuries, and balance disorders to local organizations. He also currently serves on the Utilization Review Committee at a local visiting nurses' association.
Brett has a Master of Science degree in physical therapy from New York Medical College. There he served as class co-president and on the Graduate Student Advisory Committee. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise physiology from West Virginia University.
Brett holds a post graduate certification in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT). Practitioners certified in MDT are considered experts in the conservative management of low back and neck disorders.
Physical therapy is a profession where patient education is paramount. I hope to provide readers with important information to attain and maintain healthy lifestyles and to understand how the physical therapy profession can help people move better and feel better.