John Pallof


John graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Allied Health in 1997 with his Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy. He has spent the last 21 years developing his clinical skills, treating athletes of all levels and sports. John has earned multiple certifications pertinent to orthopedic physical therapy, including:

  • Board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, through the American Physical Therapy Association (
  • Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT), through Maitland Australian Physiotherapy (
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, via the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

John has treated athletes from all sports, including Olympic, Division 1 collegiate, and professional athletes. He has lectured on a wide variety of topics related to prevention and treatment of athletic injuries, focusing on incorporating proper training strategies for injury prevention.

Bob Barksdale


Robert (Bob), received his Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy in 1993 from Northeastern University. He went on to receive his Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion from California University in Pennsylvania in 2006 and most recently, in 2016, his Doctorate of Science in Physical Therapy from Andrews University. In 2018, he completed the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship program and will be awarded Fellowship from the AAOMT.

In addition to over 25 years of clinical practice as a Physical Therapist, Bob also became certified by the National Athletic Training Association's BOC in 1997 and has been practicing as an Athletic Trainer at the high school, college and professional level. An avid life long learner, Robert has also receive several certifications including:

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NAIOMT Orthopedic Manipulative Therapist (COMT) National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS) Kinetacore Level 2 Dry Needling
Graston Technique Practitioner

Functional Movement Systems:

  • Functional Movement Screen Level 1 and 2

  • Fundamental Capacity Screen

  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment

    Titleist Performance Institute Level 2 Medical Professional

    National Academy of Sports Medicine Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)

In addition to clinical practice, Bob has also been a visiting lecturer at Northeastern University, Lasell College and Bridgewater State College. Working within the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy system, he has been a lab assistant for both their core courses and advanced clinical courses. 


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