Brian Cammarota, MEd, ATC, CSCS, CES
Brian's passion is injury prevention! Utilizing total body, scapula, and movement dysfunction evaluations, Brian teaches athletes to build strength on a strong foundation. This practice helps an athlete reduce their risk of injury, and builds strength properly. Brian employed these practices for 12 years working for the Philadelphia Phillies. He served as Rehabilitation and Athletic Training Coordinator and was responsible for the rehabilitation of all Major and Minor League players in Clearwater, FL. Brian also oversaw the medical care of the Phillies 200+ minor league players in the U.S. and Latin America. He worked as head athletic trainer for every level of the Phillies Minor Leagues, including Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Brian's expertise in injury prevention for professional athletes is a valuable asset for all high school or collegiate athletes.
Brian is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the NSCA and a Corrective Exerices Specialist (CES) by the NASM. Brian has presented frequently on baseball injuries and movement dysfunction.
Brian is currently working towards his Doctorate in Physical Therapy and his certification with the Postural Restoration Institute. He received his undergraduate degree from West Chester University in Athletic Training and his Masters in Athletic Training from Temple University. Brian is a cyclist and runner and has completed two marathons.
Brian is an expert panelist on Philly.com blog Sports Doc. View his articles here.
Howie Knudson, MSPT
Howie has particular interest in treating the shoulder and overhead athletes. He has experience treating professional athletes including minor and major league baseball players, NFL players, and NHL players. He has also rehabilitated nationally ranked gymnasts and competitors in the Highland games and strongman competitions.
Howie brings a unique medical prospective to the field of injury prevention and sports performance. Utilizing his rehabilitation experience, Howie has identified the most common injury areas for athletes and tailors programs to prevent those injuries in healthy athletes; ultimately resolving deficiencies before they can become injuries.
A cornerstone of Howie's approach to injury prevention and sports performance is movement dysfunction. Movement dysfunction can involve the upper and lower extremities and the trunk and often goes unidentified in typical evaluation. Resolution of the movement dysfunction is imperative to minimizing injuries and maximizing performance.
Howie graduated from Northeastern University with his Master of Science in Physical Therapy. Howie can be found 5-6 days a week performing CrossFit workouts or running to prepare for his next obstacle course event.
Mark Miller, ATC
As a Certified Athletic Trainer, Mark has extensive experience with Collegiate Athletes. His experience includes Division I NC State Football and Wrestling, and multiple sports at Division III Carnegie Mellon University. Mark also worked with the Arena Football League for the former Carolina Cobras. His in-depth experience with football and overhead athletes enhanced his skills with shoulder and elbow injuries. Mark also specializes in myofascial release and soft tissue mobilization.
Throughout his career Mark has worked with competitive athletes of all levels. He understands not only the theories and practices of orthopaedic rehabilitation for athletes but the necessity for prevention as well.
Mark is co-host of a weekly sports medicine call in show with Dr. Rob Palumbo on ESPN radio of the Lehigh Valley called "The Sports Doc." He has also presented locally and nationally on the topics of throwing biomechanics and concussions.
Mark graduated from Duquesne University with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and attended NC State for his graduate work. He also played Division I Soccer for Duquesne. Mark's current sport of choice is golf.