DPT – Doctor of Physical Therapy
Austin is a licensed physical therapist who grew up in Southwest Michigan. Austin attended Grand Valley State University where he received his Bachelors in Clinical Exercise Science in 2015 and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2018.
Austin enjoys working in the outpatient orthopedic setting and utilizing a patient centered, hands-on approach. He enjoys treating individuals across the lifespan from pediatrics to geriatrics, including post-operative patients. This includes developing PT care plans for total joints, sports medicine, and arthroscopic repairs. He makes sure that each patient’s treatment plan is tailored uniquely for them in order to help them reach their individual rehabilitation goals and return to their passions. Austin places a large importance on always utilizing evidence-based practice to provide each of his patients with the best quality of care. Prior to attending Grand Valley State University, Austin had the opportunity to play baseball at Grand Rapids Community College. Due to this, he has developed a passion for working with athletes of all skill levels in order to help them meet their competitive goals. He has treated a wide array of athletes ranging from recreational to professional.
Austin has been trained in functional dry needling. He also has extensive training working with overhead athletes and patients who are experiencing vestibular issues. Austin is also pursuing further education and training in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, as well as concussion management.
In his free time, Austin enjoys staying active by spending time with his wife traveling, hiking, skiing, softball, golf, basketball, kayaking, fishing, attending sporting events, and spending time on the water with family and friends.
Grand Valley State University 2015
Grand Valley State University 2018
You guys are awesome! Thanks so much for all you have done. I can tell you really care about what you do by the way you treat people and talk to them like regular people and just a patient. I’ll miss you a lot. It is nice to have my shoulder back. God bless.Karlyn