Dr. James Andrews is internationally known and recognized for his scientific and clinical research contributions in knee, shoulder and elbow injuries, as well as his skill as an orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Andrews is a founding partner and medical director for the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida. In addition, he is a founding member of the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI). Dr. Andrews has been the mentor for more than 250 orthopaedic/sports medicine fellows and more than 45 primary care sports medicine fellows. Involved in education and research in sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery, he has made major presentations on every continent, and has authored numerous scientific articles and books.
Orr Limpisvasti, M.D., is a Sports Medicine Surgeon and is member of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic board of directors. His clinical practice specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopy, with an emphasis on shoulder, elbow, and knee surgery. Dr. Limpisvasti is active in the training of orthopaedic surgeons at the Kerlan-Jobe Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. After completing his studies at the University of California, Irvine, he earned his medical doctorate at the University of Rochester. He went on to complete his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Hawaii and his sports medicine fellowship training at Kerlan-Jobe.
Kevin Wilk has been a physical therapist, researcher and educator for more than 20 years. He serves as the Vice President of Clinical Education for Physio, and is the President of the APTA’s Sports Section. In addition, he is the Director of Rehabilitation Research at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham and is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.
Todd Ellenbecker is a Physical Therapist and Clinic Director of Physio in Scottsdale, AZ where he also serves as the National Director of Clinical Research. He received his physical therapy degree from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse in 1985, a master's degree in exercise physiology from Arizona State University in 1989, and his doctorate in physical therapy from Massachusetts General Hospital – Institute of Health Professions in 2006.
Trent Nessler, Physio’s National Director of Sports Medicine, has been a physical therapist for over 17 years. He has successfully served as a staff physical therapist, clinic director, multi-site director and area vice president for Physiotherapy Associates. In 2003, Trent developed an athletic biomechanical analysis to assess athletes for injury prediction and performance enhancement. He has used this to perform slo-motion video analyses on over 2000 athletes and military personnel in the US and abroad.