Brett Sears, PT, Cert. MDT is the owner and senior therapist at a private physical therapy clinic in upstate New York. He has over 15 years experience in orthopedic and hospital based physical therapy.
Brett has worked in many different physical therapy settings. He has extensive experience in outpatient orthopedic therapy, and has also worked in hospital based acute care and rehabilitation settings. Brett served as the physical therapy supervisor in a large suburban hospital organization before opening his own physical therapy clinic. He currently specializes in outpatient orthopedics with a focus on low back and neck pain rehabilitation.
Brett also serves as an educator in his community, giving lectures about low back pain, running injuries, and balance disorders to local organizations. He also currently serves on the Utilization Review Committee at a local visiting nurses' association.
You can read more about Brett's current and past work on his Google+ profile: Brett Sears. Many readers like to join in the physical therapy conversation on Brett's Facebook page and Twitter Page.
Brett has a Master of Science degree in physical therapy from New York Medical College. There he served as class co-president and on the Graduate Student Advisory Committee. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise physiology from West Virginia University.
Brett holds a post graduate certification in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT). Practitioners certified in MDT are considered experts in the conservative management of low back and neck disorders.
Physical therapy is a profession where patient education is paramount. I hope to provide readers with important information to attain and maintain healthy lifestyles and to understand how the physical therapy profession can help people move better and feel better.
Verywell, a Dotdash property, is a friendly resource where you can explore a full spectrum of health and wellness topics, from comprehensive info on medical conditions to useful advice on fitness, nutrition, mental well-being, pregnancy, and more. We take a human approach to health and wellness, delivering accessible solutions and offering a welcome alternative to clinical sites.
Our writers not only have a deep proficiency in the topics they cover, but an undeniable passion to help others live and feel their best. Our articles are written by experienced healthcare professionals and industry experts and are vetted by board-certified physicians. We work hard to make sure that everything you read is not only accurate and comprehensive, but also trustworthy and actionable. And our content is regularly updated to ensure that we only deliver top quality information to you. We cut through all the clutter so you and your loved ones can start living Verywell.