Justin Rice, PT, DPT, CSCS

Justin Rice, PT, DPT, CSCS

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Clinical Director

Education:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • University of Toledo
  • Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiolog, Minor in Athletic Training
  • University of Mount Union

Professional Memberships/Certifications:

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • Certified Functional Evaluator Level II for Industrial PT
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Certified in Functional Dry Needling Level I and II

Continuing Education:

  • Great Lakes Seminars- Manual Therapy Courses:
    • Mobilization of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine and Ribs, 2016
    • Treatment of the Lumbar Complex, 2016
  • Functional Dry Needling
    • Level 1 - 2017
    • Level 2 - 2018
  • Basic Cranio Facial (CF1) 2019
  • Advanced Cranio Facial (CF3) 2019
  • State of the Art Cranio Facial (CF4) 2019
  • Spinal Evaluation & Manipulation: Impairment Based, Evidence Informed Approach (S1) 2019
  • Myofascial Manipulation (MF1) 2019

Professional Interests:

Justin specializes in both Manual Therapy and Sports Medicine with his background as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He has experience working with athletes ranging from elementary school to collegiate & professional levels for return to sport and injury prevention. Justin puts a strong emphasis on evidence-based practice with his treatment methods utilizing a combination of manual therapy and functional exercise to get his patients back to their highest level. He has taken multiple advanced continuing education classes on the cervical, thoracic, & lumbar spine. He’s currently pursuing his CFC (Cranio Facial Certification) and Manual Therapy Certification (MTC) through the University of St. Augustine and has spent the last year taking multiple continuing education classes that focus on achieving these certifications. Justin also has advanced training in performing functional capacity evaluations, post-offer employment testing, and job description analysis for “industrial athletes”.

Personal Interests:

Justin really enjoys traveling; especially for medical mission work. He has been to Guatemala and hopes that he and his wife go on another trip the upcoming year. Justin likes to spend his time in the outdoors, whether it be taking his dog to a park, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and camping. Justin was a collegiate football player at the University of Mount Union where he was a member of the DIII National Championship team in 2008.