John Walton, PTA

John Walton

John grew up in Hazleton, Pennsylvania attending high school at MMI Preparatory School and went on to graduate from University of Scranton with a degree in Criminal Justice in 2014. After competing at a national level at Judo and sustaining multiple injuries, John would got on to find his true passion in life with physical therapy during his rehabilitation. He would go back to and complete his degree in Associates of Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant at Penn State in 2018.

John has been looking forward to working in an out-patient orthopedic setting since he graduated from Penn State, completing two of his clinic rotations in Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation settings during his time at Penn State. John is interested in sports injuries and furthering his knowledge of sports medicine due to his experience coaching and competing in martial arts. He plans to earn his Mulligan Manual Therapy Certification and Graston Technique for soft tissue mobilization.

In his spare time, John enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys hiking, rock climbing, and fishing.

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