Dr. Wood graduated from Fresno State University in 1997 and 1999 with a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Physical Therapy.

In 2007 and 2008, he completed an Orthopedic Manual Therapy Residency and Movement Science Fellowship at Kaiser Permanente Southern California and became a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy

In 2011, he graduated from the University of South Australia with a Masters in Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy.  Part of his training was spent with the Australian Football League's Adelaide Crows and Port Adelaide Power Sports Medicine staff.  He was also a sports physiotherapist for the Gaza Eagles Australian Rules Football Club. 

In 2012, he began teaching Clinical Neurodynamics for Neurodynamic Solutions.  This is an international group of researchers, teachers and clinicians dedicated to the clinical application of the mechanics and physiology of the nervous system as they relate to each other and are integrated into musculoskeletal function.

In 2014, he completed his Ph.D in Anatomy from the Pathology Department in the School of Medicine at Loma Linda University with his dissertation focusing on the histopathology of the nervous system’s contribution to joint dysfunction.  He was also asked to speak at the First World Congress of Orthopaedics in Xi’an China on Best Practice in Sports Medicine and Clinical Practice. 

In 2016, he became a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.  He also joined the United States Olympic Team’s Sports Medicine Program where he treated our athletes at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center and helped our gold medal winning women's gymnastics team, men's gymnastics team and rhythmic gymnastics team on the Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions.  He was also asked to partner with Neuro Tour and Napa Regional Dance Company where he continues to help touring performing artists as well as local dancers.  In 2016 he was asked to return to the World Congress of Orthopaedics as the co-chair of the Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy section to discuss Best Practice in Sports Medicine. 

In 2017, he was awarded a Tier 2 Titling by the Australian Physiotherapy Association for Musculoskeletal as well as Sports Physiotherapy and became a certified Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Exercise Trainer in sports and fitness with the Prague School of Rehabilitation. 

Dr. Wood has taught in doctoral physical therapy and sports medicine programs as an assistant professor, adjunct faculty and clinical instructor.  He continues to consult with doctoral physical therapy programs around the nation for their accreditation.


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