Mr Scott Burns

Mr Scott Burns

Research student

Career Summary


Dr. Scott Burns, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT is a physiotherapist located in the Philadelphia, PA, USA. He earned his Master of Physical Therapy and transitional DPT from the University of Colorado-Denver, USA. In 2009, he completed his Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy from Regis University in Denver, CO, USA and is also a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. He currently is the Program Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, USA. He teaches within the musculoskeletal course sequence and orthopaedic residency program. His main research interests revolve around the connection between low back pain and hip, chronic pain management and manual physical therapy interventions for various musculoskeletal conditions. His work, entitled "Short-term response of hip mobilizations and exercise in individuals with chronic low back pain: a case series" was awarded the Dick Erhard Award for Best Platform Presentation at AAOMPT Conference in 2010. 


  • hip
  • low back pain
  • musculoskeletal
  • physical therapy
  • physiotherapy


  • English (Mother)

Professional Experience

Teaching appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/9/2009 -  Associate Professor, Director of the DPT program Temple University
Department of Physical Therapy
United States

Mr Scott Burns

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