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Dr. Francis Jung is the clinical director, educator, and a physical therapist in Columbia Physical Therapy in Motion. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT). The title of “Fellow” is entitled to a nationally as well as internationally recognized physical therapist who demonstrates the highest level of clinical skills in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT) after successfully completing fellowship requirements by AAOMPT. He is also an orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (ABPTS). Recently Dr. Jung became a member of Specialization Academy of Content Experts (SACE) as an item writer for the Orthopedics Specialty Council of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

 

His mental model of physical therapy background adapts under the influence from clinical mentorship, post-graduate courses, and certification processes in both manual therapy and functional retraining skills including Maitland (COMT; manual therapy), McKenzie (Cert. MDT; spine care), Jones (clinical reasoning for manual therapists), Stevens (advanced clinical decision making in manual therapy), Cook (functional movement systems), Kaltenborn (manual therapy), Mulligan (manual therapy), Bobath (Neurodevelopment Treatment), Frank (Movement Links for Functional Movement), Kolar (Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization), Johnson (functional manual therapy), Knott (proprioceptive neuromuscular control), Travells (trigger point management), Dommerholt (CMTPT; dry needling), and Stecco (fascia manipulation).

 

Collaborating with medical providers, Dr. Jung utilizes high-level of shared clinical decision making based on client’s values, clinical expertise, best available evidence to design individualized comprehensive management program to meet clients goals and expectations.

 

Particularly, Dr. Jung is a clinical expert specializing in cervicogenic headache, dizziness, and chronic spine disorders. He is one of few primary practitioners in the local medical community to provide in-office Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo maneuvers and vestibular (sensorimotor) rehabilitation. He also extensively works with competitive athletes in swimming, golf, soccer, tennis, running, cycling, powerlifting, Kettlebell, Crossfit, and martial arts by promoting functional rehabilitation. As part of analyzing functional movement/athletic performance, he incorporates video analysis and functional movement systems (Functional Movement Screen, Selective Function Movement Assessment). He recently expanded his clinical scope of practice in TMJ disorder and Men/Women’s pelvic health.

 

Over two decades of professional career, he learned many life lessons from listening client’s stories. He respects client’s value/expectations and takes them into consideration to reach optimal outcome. Dr. Jung extensively incorporates behavioral and motivational coaching for his clients to promote healthy lifestyle.

 

Dr. Jung studied Exercise Science and completed an honors program in Biomechanics. He graduated from State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo with Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. He completed OMPT fellowship program from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.

 

In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Jung actively engages in clinical education as a mentor and faculty for entry-level graduate students, residents, and fellows-in-training from OMPT residency and fellowship programs. Recently, Dr. Jung was recognized with the “Clinical Instructor of the Year Award” from University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. He is one of the main faculties in the Trigger Points Dry Needling and teaches contemporary manual therapy courses for medical and health care professions with Eureka/Myopain Seminars. He presented several clinical cases and educational presentations at various professional conferences.

 

Dr. Jung authored several abstracts and manuscripts. The most recent publication of his work, “Clinical Decision Making in the Management of Patients with Cervicogenic Dizziness: A Case Series” was published in the Journal of Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT), 2017. Dr. Jung also participates as a manuscript reviewer for Journal of Pain Medicine, Musculoskeletal Science and Practice (formerly as Manual Therapy), Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies and JOSPT to promote scholarly contribution in the field of Physical Therapy.

 

Dr. Jung is a member of APTA, Orthopedic Section in APTA special group, and AAOMPT. He is a Korean-American, happily married and has two daughters. He is a USA weightlifting coach, an avid golfer, and a martial artist in both Kumdo and TaeKwonDo. He enjoys cycling, running, Kettlebell workout, and Crossfit training.

Columbia Physical Therapy In Motion
DR. FRANCIS JUNG 
CLINICAL DIRECTOR
PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, Cert. MDT, CMTPT, FAAOMPT
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DR. ALLISYN GRANTHAM
DIRECTOR OF PELVIC HEALTH & DANCE MEDICINE
PT, DPT

Dr. Grantham is a Physical Therapist and the director of pelvic health and performing arts at Columbia Physical Therapy In Motion. She graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She received a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Dance with Education from Goucher College. Dr. Grantham is currently working on completing a postgraduate pelvic health specialty program to become a clinical specialist in pelvic health physical therapy. Less than 1% of physical therapists throughout the United States obtain this professional achievement and recognition. 

 

Her professional clinical experience includes outpatient pelvic health physical therapy including treatment of pelvic pain, incontinence, pre-operative vaginoplasty, and postpartum conditions. She has served clients with various medically complex diagnoses recovering from open heart surgery, orthopedic surgery, stroke, and chronic medical diagnoses at UM St. Joseph Medical Center. Additionally, her orthopedic rehabilitation clinical experience emphasized manual therapy techniques and functional rehabilitation. 

 

She enjoys working with clients across the lifespan and is passionate about providing holistic and equitable care. She strives to provide care that respects and affirms each client’s autonomy. 

 

In addition to her clinical experience, Dr. Grantham is a trained yoga instructor. She has over a decade of experience teaching various genres of dance, including ballet, modern and jazz. Her unique training in performing arts and as an educator allows her to understand the importance of mind-body control and analyze each client’s movement composition and awareness in detail. Ultimately she is able to design very specific individualized rehabilitation programs to meet each client’s expectations and to progress them towards various levels of performance. While respecting the client's values and uniqueness, Dr. Grantham also extensively uses clinical practice guidelines and evidence-informed clinical decision making to manage clients with various orthopedic disorders.

 

Dr. Grantham is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), its Maryland Chapter, and APTA Academies for Pelvic Health and Geriatrics. She values lifelong learning within and outside the field of physical therapy, spending her free time reading about and attempting gardening and home DIY projects. She stays active through yoga, Pilates, and walking her rescue dogs, and also enjoys relaxing with her cats and going on mini vacations with her spouse.  

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DR. BRIANNA HURT
DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL EDUCATION & SPORTS MEDICINE
PT, DPT, CMTPT, OCS (C)

Dr. Hurt is the director of Performance & Sports Medicine and a Physical Therapist at Columbia Physical Therapy In Motion. Previously, she worked at an orthopedic private practice in Washington, DC. She is currently working on completing a postgraduate orthopedic specialty program to become a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (ABPTS). Less than 3% of orthopedic physical therapists throughout the United States obtain this achievement. Dr. Hurt completed Trigger Point Dry Needling certification (CMTPT) from Myopain Seminars.

 

Dr. Hurt completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy graduate program at Elon University in North Carolina. She also received a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Accounting at Howard University in Washington, DC and a Master’s of Science (MS) in Accounting at American University in Washington, DC. She worked as a financial statement auditor of the United States Federal Government prior to changing her career.

She decided to change careers because she wanted to make a difference in people's lives and help recreational athletes reach optimal performance and prevent injury. After successfully rehabilitating after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, she learned from experience how important it was to understand human movement and to train smartly. Her love for triathlons and weight lifting sparked her interest in managing endurance athletic clients who run, bike, and swim (or who do all three) and weight lifting. She also has successfully managed clients with various orthopedic disorders. 

Dr. Hurt has extensive training in Manual Medicine, Functional Movement Performance, Functional Rehabilitation, Running Analysis, Bike Fitting and Trigger Point Dry Needling approach from Myopain Seminars.

 

Dr. Hurt is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Orthopedic and Sports Sections of the APTA special groups. In her spare time, she enjoys cycling and training for triathlons and spending time outdoors. 

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DR. KATHARINA (NINA) ROESCH
PT, DPT

Dr. Roesch is a Physical Therapist at Columbia Physical Therapy In Motion. She is a dual German/American citizen fluent in both languages. Dr. Roesch is currently working on completing a postgraduate orthopedic specialty program to become a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (ABPTS).

 

Dr. Nina graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She received a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Kinesiology at the University of Maryland College Park.

 

Her prior professional experience includes working with medically complex clients requiring in-home care with Johns Hopkins, as well as practiced in acute care rehabilitation of post operative orthopedic surgeries at UM St. Joseph Medical Center. Dr. Roesch also completed extensive training in orthopedic rehabilitation and manual medicine in orthopedic private practice.

 

Dr. Roesch has served diverse patient populations (from adolescents to older adults) such as post-surgical orthopedic complexity, chronic pain, neurological and vestibular disorders. She totally respects and understands each client’s uniqueness and is able to provide the most comprehensive and holistic management care.  Dr. Roesch has a sincere passion for helping others and believes that with physical therapy, anyone can improve their health and well-being.

Dr. Roesch is an LGBTQIA+ affirming provider and believes all bodies, shapes, and sizes deserve to have a safe space for compassionate care. In her free time, she enjoys stand-up paddle boarding, traveling, and cooking. She is also a mother to two beautiful Labrador Retrievers, as well as a mother to her newborn baby girl.  

Our Practice

Columbia Physical Therapy In Motion, located in Columbia, Maryland, offers the highest quality of patient care to provide outpatient orthopedic/vestibular/functional rehabilitation services. Our practitioners provide one-on-one (no double book appointments) comprehensive management approach from the first visit to the final visit and utilize the highest level of clinical skills from clinical experience and evidence based practice to meet your goals and expectations. All the services are solely performed by licensed physical therapists with expert level skill set in orthopedic/manual physical therapy.  Our clinicians will respect your concerns and put those in plan of care. We always discuss with the most frequent patient’s questions (see below) and design appropriate treatment plan/strategy during ongoing management.

“What is wrong with me?”

“What can I help with myself?”

“What can physical therapist assist me?”

“How long it will take to get well?”

Columbia Physical Therapy In Motion is committed to work collaboratively with clients and their primary physician and specialists to restore and enhance the healthy lifestyle. 

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Columbia Physical Therapy in Motion would like to assist any professional service needs (presentation, wellness screening, back school, injury prevention, running clinic) for Howard County Community. Please contact us to set up your needs.  

 
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Clinical Mentorship 

 

We offer professional growth opportunities through clinical mentoring for entry-level graduate physical therapy students, clinicians enrolled in Orthopedic Physical Manual Therapy (OMPT) residency/fellowship training programs. Dr. Jung is a clinical instructor credentialed by American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). He has worked with graduate students past ten (10) years from Temple University, University of Maryland, Shenandoah University, Marymount University, and University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

 

During past couple of years, he also has served as a clinical mentor or a faculty with OMPT residency program from Temple University, OMPT fellowship programs at Regis University, and Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions. If you are interested in setting up opportunities for clinical mentoring program, please feel free to contact us. 

 

Post-Graduate Courses

 

Dr. Jung offers post-graduate clinical education courses (clinical reasoning in manual therapy, manual therapy, cervicogenic dizziness/headache) for medical doctors and physical therapists. If you are interested in hosting courses in your facility, please feel free to contact us. 

 

 

Recent Clinical Trainees

 

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Dr. BEN ADAMS
PT, DPT, MTC, FiT
EIM Fellowship Program
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Dr. Chris Dohrmann
PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Administrative Team
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MS. THERESA ROSS
CLINICAL MANAGER
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MS. MAURA SANCHEZ
CLIENT COORIDNATOR

 
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