John L. Moran, DPT received his Bachelors degree in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University in 2003, where he was an NCAA swimmer with the Tigers. John then completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2005 from the University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences in St. Augustine, Florida. While at St. Augustine, he completed specialized training in orthopaedic manual therapy techniques and sports rehabilitation. He joined Southern Orthopaedic Specialists in the summer of 2005. He has trained in industrial and office ergonomics with the Matheson System. John has extensive pediatric physical therapy experience that he gained from his clinical experience at Shriner’s Hospital in Shreveport and Children’s Hospital of New Orleans. John has received advanced Sports Medicine Training at the Andrews Institute in Pensacola and Birmingham. John has completed specialized training with the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) for preventing and treating baseball injuries. He has studied clinical practice management at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. John has presented seminars with Dr. Claude Williams, Dr. Michael McNulty and Dr. Mackie Shilestone. John provided an international webinar with AlterG and the benefits of unweighted training. Publications include Advanced Technology: The Alter G Anti-Gravity Treadmills Impact on One Physical Therapy Clinic, and heco-authored a website article on injury prevention for the Jazz Half Marathon. John has provided volunteer medical services at the Disney Marathon and Jazz Half Marathon finish line medical tents. John has training in foot and ankle orthotic assessment and fabrication training. In 2010, John was named “Best Physical Therapist in New Orleans”, by Gambit Magazine. He is a 2006 New York Marathon and 2010 Half-Iron man finisher. John has treated patients of all ages and athletes at the recreational, high school, collegiate, and professional levels at Southern Orthopaedic Specialists since 2005.