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Dr. Francis Jung is clinical director, educator, and 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 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 Orthopeadics Speciality 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), 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, cycling, powerlifting, 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 and Crossfit training.
DR. FRANCIS JUNG
PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, Cert. MDT, CMTPT, FAAOMPT
DR. DYLAN MARKS
DIRECTOR OF SPORTS MEDICINE & PERFORMANCE
PT, DPT, CSCS, C-PS
Dr. Marks is director of sports medicine and performance and physical therapist in Columbia Physical Therapy In Motion. Recently he completed a year-long post-graduate orthopedic clinical residency program through Evidence in Motion of Health Professions. Less than 3% of orthopedic physical therapists throughout the U.S. graduate from orthopedic residency programs. Dr. Dylan graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He received the Orthopedic Physical Therapist Award, given to one graduating therapist in the class, upon completing his degree. Prior to Physical Therapy school, Dr. Dylan received a Bachelor of Arts(BA) in Exercise Science at Coker College in South Carolina while playing collegiate lacrosse for 4 years.
Dr. Dylan is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from the National Sports and Conditioning Association. He is also a Champion Performance Specialist (C-PS) which expands his clinical expertise in sports medicine and performance working with athletes of all ages and levels. This is an area that Dr. Dylan is very passionate about with his athletic background and he takes joy in assisting athletes of all ages/skills in their quest to perform at their absolute highest level.
Dr. Dylan believes in treating more than just the diagnosis that each patient is given. He incorporates a comprehensive patient-centric model to serve his patients. He treats in a holistic manner viewing each patient as a unique individual that has many different factors contributing to the way they are feeling. Dr. Dylan believes in the utilization of manual therapy combined with patient-specific exercises to facilitate lasting changes in his patients. He uses evidence informed clinical reasoning, consistent delivery of patient empowerment, and establishment of specific goal setting to serve each patient toward his/her expectations.
Dr. Dylan is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Sports Section of the APTA special group. He was mentored by Dr. Jung during his entry-level Doctorate Physical Therapy Program training and has joined Columbia Physical Therapy in Motion to continue empowering the public to lead happier and healthier lives.
Dr. Dylan spends his time reading current literature to continue to offer the most up to date care with the highest standard possible. He enjoys connecting with each of his patients on a personal level and assisting them in restoring their best selves. In his spare time, Dr. Dylan enjoys exercising, rooting for Baltimore sports teams, cooking things on his smoker, playing sports, hiking and traveling.
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.
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.
Interested in Clinical Education with Us:
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.
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.
PT, MS, GCS
AMMT Fellowship Program