Sports Medicine Therapy Team at Wake Forest Baptist

The sports medicine therapy team includes sports physical therapists specializing in sports medicine.  Our Sports physical therapists are board certified and have received numerous awards.

Per Kristian Moerk, Manager/Physical Therapist

Education

  • International Academy of Physiotherapy, Utrect the Netherland, MS
  • University of Wyoming, BS
  • Norwegian Army Medical Core

Licensures/Certifications

  • North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy
  • Licensed Sports Physiotherapist in the Netherlands, EU and Norway
  • Massage Therapist in the Netherlands, EU and Norway
  • Sports Physical Therapy Trainer in the Netherlands, EU and Norway

Professional Memberships

  • Norwegian Physical Therapy Association, Sports Medicine Group

Awards/Professional Accomplishments

  • Extensive experience in foot biomechanics, running analysis and injury prevention as a clinician and as an elite runner for more than 25 years
  • Extensive international training and experience in manual therapy and sports massage
  • Extensive international training and experience in spinal mobilization

Michael Way, Physical Therapist

Education

  • Shenandoah University, DPT
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA

Licensures/Certifications

  • North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy
  • North Carolina Board of Athletic Training
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy, American Physical Therapy Association Board of Specialists
  • Golf Fitness Professional - Level 1, Titleist Performance Institute

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association

Publications

  • "Effects of a Thermoplastic Foot Orthosis on Patellofemoral Pain in a Collegiate Athlete: A Single Subject Design.' The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 1999;29(6):331-338

Denise Tickle, Physical Therapist

Education

  • Medical College of Virginia, BS
  • Virginia Tech, BS

Licensures/Certifications

  • North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy

Brad Fowler, Physical Therapist

Education

  • Winston-Salem State University, BS
  • High Point University, BS

Licensures/Certifications

  •  North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy

Justin Pfruender, Physical Therapist

Education

  • East Carolina University, DPT
  • Wake Forest university, MS

Licensures/Certifications

  • North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy

Publications

  • "Invariance of Center Pressure Among Sit-to-Stand Tasks." Poster Presentation NCPTA Conference 2008
  • "Glucosamine/Chondriotin Combined with Exercise for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis: A Preliminary Study." Messer SP, Mihalko S., Loeser RF, Lagault C, Jolla J, Pfruender J, Prosser B, Adrian A, Williamson JD. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2007 Nov, 15(11):1256-66.

Awards/Professional Accomplishments

  • East Carolina University DPT Class of 2009 Outstanding Research Award

Karolyn Kilpinen, Physical Therapist

Education

  • GrandValley State University, DPT
  • Michigan State University, BS

Licensures/Certifications

  • North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy

Richard Galinski, Physical Therapist

Education

  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MPT
  • Wake Forest University, BS

Licensures/Certifications

  • North Carolina Board of Physical Therapu
  • Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist, American Physical Therapy Association Board of Specialists

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association - Orthopaedic Section

Ryan Hine, Physical Therapist

Education

  • Medical University of South Carolina, DPT
  • The University of North Carolina at Wilmington, BS

Licensures/Certifications

  • North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Performance and Enhancement Specialist
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist

Awards/Professional Accomplishments

  • Recipient of the Richard Borden Clinical Excellence Award, May 2012

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