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Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists

Dr. Daniel Maddox is the program director of Upstream Rehab Institute’s Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy and is lead faculty for URI Orthopaedic Residency and continuing education courses. He earned his doctorate in physical therapy from the Medical College of Georgia, and he is currently pursuing his Doctor of Science (DSc) degree through Bellin College. Dr. Maddox completed OMPT Fellowship training with Evidence in Motion and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT).  He is also a board-certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy (OCS) and a certified Therapeutic Pain Specialist through the International Spine and Pain Institute. He remains an active member of the APTA and its Georgia chapter – where he currently serves as Awards Committee chair and has previously served as a Legislative Committee member, delegate, chief delegate, and board member. In addition, Dr. Maddox is currently chair of the AAOMPT Education Committee and is actively involved in AAOMPT’s Program Director and Academic and Clinical Faculty Special Interest Groups. Dr. Maddox is currently an assistant professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Brenau University, and since 2009 has had adjunct faculty positions and guest speaker roles at multiple institutions – including Georgia State University, Augusta University, University of North Georgia, and South College.  Dr. Maddox is engaged in research initiatives through both URI and Brenau. His research interests include the management of chronic and/or complex pain and exploration of the mechanisticeffects of various forms of manual intervention.