About the Author
Ben Shatto, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS is a doctor of physical therapy and is a board certified Orthopaedic Certified Specialist in Physical Therapy as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Ben’s goal is to help proactive adults of all ages to understand how to safely self-treat and manage common musculoskeletal, neurological, and mobility related conditions in a timely manner so they can reach their optimal health without breaking the bank by utilizing the overpriced healthcare system in the United States.
Ben’s physical therapy practice is primarily dedicated to helping clients learn how to self-treat orthopaedic conditions and how to manage chronic health issues. He works with people of all ages and abilities ranging from office workers to runners, CrossFitters, to those with fibromyalgia, severe arthritis or other degenerative conditions. His passion is to empower people with education, guidance, and motivation, so that they may achieve optimal health.
Ben is the author of the website ThePhysicalTherapyAdvisor.com. He is a frequent contributor to popular websites and podcasts including: Marathon Training Academy, The Longevity and Biohacking Show, and Competitor Magazine.
Ben runs recreationally and occasionally competes (as time allows) in races ranging from the 10k to the marathon. He is always experimenting with different training protocols and training methods, along with regularly participating in CrossFit, weightlifting, and jujitsu.