Rob Larkins

Rob Larkins

PT, DPT, OCS
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
larkinspt@northernrehabpt.com

Education

Rob graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Northern Illinois University in 1999, attended the U. S. Army-Baylor COL Douglas A. Kersey Advanced Clinical & Operational Practice Course in 2004, and earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions in 2013. Rob also serves as a Medical Specialist Officer, Group Physical Therapist, and Diving Medical Officer in the Army National Guard with the 20th Special Forces Group where he trains Special Forces Medics in evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. He is a board certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist, and has advanced training in Trigger Point Dry Needling, Aquatic Therapy, treatment of Biomechanical Dysfunction, and Industrial Medicine.

Clinically

Rob’s main clinical interests are in orthopaedics, treatment of Biomechanical Dysfunction, Industrial Rehabilitation and Aquatic Therapy. Rob has taken numerous civilian and military continuing education courses on the treatment of patients with neuromusculoskeletal conditions involving the lumbosacral, thoracic and cervical spine, the shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle. He performs Work conditioning/Hardening and Functional Capacity Evaluations as part of Northern Rehab’s Industrial Medicine program.

Socially

During his free time Rob enjoys spending time with his family, exercising and enjoying the outdoors.

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