PT, DPT, Cert DN, Cert SMT, CSCS
Dr. Ahearn joined CPTA in May 2013 as a full-time outpatient physical therapist. He is a 2013 graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina and is a Charlotte native. Prior to receiving his Doctorate of Physical Therapy he received his Bachelors of Science in Health/Wellness from Gardner-WebbUniversity as well as became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Dr. Ahearn first became involved at CPTA in 2006 as a patient after having multiple shoulder surgeries while playing baseball at Gardner-Webb. He then completed an undergraduate internship at CPTA. Dr. Ahearn has a passion for treating patients of all ages and from a variety of backgrounds with a focus the attainment of high-level functional goals. He also specializes in sport performance training and return to sport rehabilitation for athletes of all levels (youth to professional). Dr. Ahearn has a particular interest in the analysis and correction of throwing mechanics using iPad video software to restore and improve performance of the overhead athlete. Dr. Ahearn is undergoing the process to become certified in spinal manipulative therapy and has aspirations to become an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) in the near future.
- American Physical Therapy Association, APTA
- Cleveland Physical Therapy Associates (Physical Therapist)
- Licensed Physical Therapist
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
- CPR/AED Certified