Dr. Ian Young has been practicing outpatient Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for 14 years. He received his Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy in 1998 from North Georgia College & State University and received his Doctor of Science degree, specializing in Orthopedic/Sports Physical Therapy in 2009 from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Dr. Young has board certifications in both Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy from the APTA and is certified by the Mckenzie Institute in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the Spine and also holds certifications from the Titleist Performance Institute.
He has been involved in teaching/academia and research since 2000. Dr. Young currently is an Affiliate Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University department of Physical Therapy and has extensive experience teaching Gross Anatomy and Orthopedic Physical Therapy to DPT and T-DPT students. He also holds a faculty/lecture position within the North American Spine Society. Ian has published research in leading rehabilitation journals including Spine, Physical Therapy, Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. His research interests include clinical research of the cervical spine and extremities. Dr. Young currently works at Spine & Sport as an expert clinician and is responsible for the mentoring of the Orthopedic residents at PTU.