Dr. Cody Johnson , DPT, ATC | Physical Therapist
- Masters in Physical Therapy and Athletic Training
- Doctor of Physical Therapy
- Specialized training and certification in Trigger Point Dry Needling
- Certfication in Dance Injury Rehabilitation
- Active member of the American Physical Therapy Association
- Member of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science
- Member of Performing Arts Medicine Association
Dr. Cody Johnson was born and raised in Denison, Texas. He is an honors graduate of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas where he received a B.A. degree in Spanish. Upon graduation, he stayed in Lubbock to earn a dual Masters degree in Physical Therapy and Athletic Training. He then furthered his education and received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Johnson has received special training in advanced manual therapy, emphasizing comprehensive biomechanical evaluations, evidence-based therapeutic exercise, and progressive aquatic therapy. He has been certified in Active Release Techniques (ART) and is currently certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling (What Is Dry Needling?). He holds a certification in Dance Rehabilitation, and is a specialist in Dance Injury Rehabilitation. He has completed a series of Dance Medicine Practicums given by Marika Molnar at Westside Dance Physical Therapy in NYC.
Dr. Johnson has a special interest in treating shoulder disorders of the overhead throwing athlete. He emphasizes the importance of injury prevention through correcting movement imbalances, posture, alignment, education, and body mechanics. Working with all age groups from children to seniors, his passion is to facilitate full return to function independently in everyday life for his patients during work, recreation, or competitive athletics.
Dr. Johnson is a strong advocate for the physical therapy profession and has been an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) since 2003. He currently holds membership in the Sports Section of the APTA. He is also a member of International Association of Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS) and Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA). He is an ambassador for STOP sports injuries, www.stopsportsinjuries.org, which is a campaign to help prevent athletic overuse and trauma injuries in children and teens.
“Having a personal commitment to an active lifestyle, I work with patients to achieve effective ways to enhance their quality of life, mobility, functional daily activities, and athletic performance. This commitment guides my patients to full recovery as well as prevent future injuries. I tailor my treatments to the individual needs of each patient, providing each of them with the personal care and unique attention they deserve.”