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John Fainsan

John Fainsan

John Fainsan

Physical Therapist

John has been a practicing physical therapist for over 15 years. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Ithaca College in 2001 with a B.S. in Clinical Science. He earned a M.S. in Physical Therapy in the following year in 2002. He has been mentored by leaders in field of orthopedic physical therapy. He treats back and neck pain, shoulder injuries, knee pain, ankle injuries, post operative patients, and other complex orthopedic cases. He has treated athletes of all levels, competitive outdoor recreationists and weekend warriors. He uses manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, patient education and other modalities to solve orthopedic problems. He has a Manual Therapy Certification from the University of St. Augustine and a Strength and Conditioning Certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He has a special interest in dry needling and is a lead instructor for dry needling with the Institute of Advanced Musculoskeletal Treatments. He also has an interest in regional interdependence, interconnections and relationships between different regions of the body and how they can affect each other.

Getting to know John

What is one thing most people don't know about you?

I have visited 18 different countries and can speak 3 languages.

What are some of your hobbies?

I am a Brazilian jiu jitsu purple belt, a world traveler, and courageous father of 2 boys.

What is your favorite splurge meal?

Red meat and carbs. All varieties.

What is your favorite trip?

Any trip to Rocky Mountain National Park. I love the mountains.

Education

Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Ithaca College

Bachelor of Science, Clinical Science, Ithaca College

Certifications

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association

Lead Instructor, Institute of Advanced Musculoskeletal Treatments (IAMT)

Trigger Point Dry Needling, Kinetacore

Completed Certification in Dry Needling (CDN)

Manual Therapy Certified (MTC), University of St. Augustine

Certified in GravityFit, Level I

Getting to know John

What is one thing most people don't know about you?

I have visited 18 different countries and can speak 3 languages.

What are some of your hobbies?

I am a Brazilian jiu jitsu purple belt, a world traveler, and courageous father of 2 boys.

What is your favorite splurge meal?

Red meat and carbs. All varieties.

What is your favorite trip?

Any trip to Rocky Mountain National Park. I love the mountains.

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