Jason Mitchler is a retired army physical therapist and former Special Forces Medic and Infantryman. He is currently the Director of Operations at the Hybl Sports Medicine and Performance Center in Colorado.
Jason dives into who exactly is the tactical athlete, how they should train, and common musculoskeletal injuries that arise in this population.
With specific physical therapy treatment, he emphasizes the importance of soldier ownership of their treatment in order to get back to work and eventual battle.
Interested in federal or military PT, head over to the Federal Section of the APTA. Also check out our latest episodes with Drew Contreras, Stephen Grist, and Ember Ryals on military PT.
43: 35 “When it is time to be the physical therapist for your patient, that is when you’re the expert.” – Jason Mitchler