John WilsonDirector | Culver City, California
John Wilson, PT, DPT, MA, CSCS, earned his Masters degree in Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University in 1998. He has been an exercise physiologist for the past 23 years, earning a Masters degree in Applied Exercise Physiology from San Diego State University in 1993. John completed his Post Professional Clinical Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at Western University of Health Sciences in 2005. Dr. Wilson also is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Early in his career, John focused on outpatient orthopedics and performance training. He spent two years as a research assistant at The Kasch Exercise Physiology Laboratory conducting performance testing/training of professional athletes (including the NFL Chargers) and exercise prescription of seniors in a community wellness program. Though still active working with athletes, John's emphasis the past decade has focused on orthopedics and neurological movement disorders.
Working with geriatrics in the LTC/SNF and outpatient setting has been rewarding. Having completed advanced coursework in neurological rehabilitation and gait, he noted immediate improvement in his orthopedic and sports medicine outcomes. John has been providing geriatric strength training, mobility and movement patterns courses nationally since 2004.
Dr. Wilson has brought his performance approach to the geriatric population. Utilizing dynamic movement analyses, progressive resistive strength training, manual therapy and prescribed corrective exercises in outpatient and skilled nursing settings. He utilizes outcomes research, evidence-based practice and professional experience to ensure efficient and effective outcomes for rehabilitation patients.