Dr. Clewley’s area of expertise and training is orthopaedics and manual physical therapy. He has achieved board certification in orthopaedics, and is recognized as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.
He has a PhD with primary research interests include dry needling, manual physical therapy, and pain sciences. Dr. Clewley has extensive experience in the development of continuing education, residency, and fellowship post-graduate training programs.
PhD, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
DPT, Shenandoah University, 2007
MS PT, University of Montana, 2002
BS, University of Montana, 2000
PT606: Health Promotion Across the Lifespan
PT 704: Musculoskeletal Patient Management I
PT 714: Musculoskeletal Patient Management II
PT 725.01G: Sports Elective
Board certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists as an orthopaedic clinical specialist since 2006
Fellow of the American Academy of Manual Physical Therapists since 2010
Dr. Clewley’s research interests focus on clinical applications in orthopaedic physical therapy, including manual therapy, dry needling, and pain sciences. He is currently part of an international team active in the development of clinical practice guidelines for neck pain. He collaborates and presents nationally.
Physical Therapy Association of Georgia: Merritt Award for Exceptional Service and Achievement, 2014
Recognition of Excellence: BenchMark Rehab Partners, 2014
Clinical Instructor of the Year: Rocky Mountain University, 2013
Clinical instructor of the Year: Georgia State University, 2008
Clinician of the Year: BenchMark Physical Therapy, 2007
The program has determined that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in all states, the District of Colombia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands secondary to its accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, based on the following: CAPTE accreditation of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program satisfies state educational requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Thus, students graduating from CAPTE-accredited physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs are eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination and apply for licensure in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, refer to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy website at www.fsbpt.org. The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Duke University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Avenue, Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 919-681-4380 or email email@example.com.