Daniel Maddox, PT, DPT

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 a lead instructor with the URI OMPT Fellowship, Orthopaedic Residency and continuing education courses. He earned his doctorate in physical therapy from the Medical College of Georgia. 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 has served as a legislative committee member, delegate, chief delegate, and board member for the Georgia chapter.  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 GA State University, Medical College of Georgia, 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 hypoalgesic effects of various forms of manual intervention.


Dr. Daniel Maddox teaches the following courses for URI: