Dr. John W. O’Halloran, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS (retired), cert MDT, is a licensed Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer with over 30 years of experience in the field of rehabilitation. He is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association. He earned his post-professional Doctor of Physical Therapy from Temple University. Dr. O’Halloran is the sole owner of O’Halloran Rehabilitation, a division of O’Halloran Consulting, LLC. John was born in Boston, Massachusetts and currently resides in Summerfield, North Carolina. Dr. O’Halloran has also served as director of physical therapy/sports medicine at Southeastern Orthopedics in Greensboro, North Carolina as well as co-owner of GOSMC Properties, LLC. He has also worked in a variety of settings including universities and hospitals. Dr. O’Halloran is also a former orthopedic instructor at the physical therapy assistant program at Guilford Technical Community College in Greensboro, North Carolina. In 1999, he became credentialed with the McKenzie Institute in the mechanical diagnosis and treatment of the spine. Dr. O’Halloran is also a certified functional capacity evaluator in the Blankenship Method.
His unique evaluation and treatment skills make him a sought after clinical instructor for physical therapy and athletic training topics. He has spoken both locally and internationally on topics such as sports specific rehabilitation of the shoulder, spine rehabilitation and treatment of foot and ankle injuries. Dr. O’Halloran has studied orthopedic and sports therapy abroad in Australia and New Zealand. His post graduate work has included manipulative therapy. His wide range of clinical experience and continued desire to further his education combined with advanced post graduate training allows him to provide his patients the most evidenced-based rehabilitation and treat complex musculoskeletal conditions. John was awarded the 2014 recipient of the chapter’s Excellence in Clinical Practice Award by the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association. He also was awarded the North Carolina Elon University Clinical Instructor of the year for 2015. Recently, Dr. O’Halloran’s investigational work on the earlier facilitation of gait in the Total Knee Arthroplasty patient has been cited in peer reviewed journal publications.
With more people requiring joint replacements than ever before, effective acute care and rehabilitation are increasingly essential to successful patient outcomes. In this course, Dr.… read more
The shoulder is the third most commonly replaced joint in the body. Join Dr. John O’Halloran as he reviews the evolution of shoulder arthroplasty and… read more
Following the knee, the hip is the second most commonly replaced joint. Join Dr. John O’Halloran as he provides the history of hip arthroplasty and… read more
With an increasing demand for knee replacement procedures, clinicians require up-to-date information on surgical and rehabilitation techniques. Starting with an overview of the history of… read more
Core strengthening exercises are often used as a rehabilitation exercise for athletes. However, today there is currently valid evidence to support incorporating these exercises into… read more
Fall risk increases significantly as the elderly age. As the human body ages, there is a significant decline in strength, especially in the lower extremities.… read more
As the population ages, there is a decline in balance and postural control and thus the increase in falls. To address this, the traditional approach… read more
The human body eventually develops age-related changes that affect posture, strength and balance. These physiological changes can reduce a person’s activity level and increase the… read more