Ryan, a native of Santa Cruz, opened DeWitt Physical Therapy in 2011 to provide the community with physical therapy services that bridge the gap between rehabilitation and sports performance. He is a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) with additional certifications as an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), NASM Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Functional Movement Screen Certified Professional (FMS), and a CrossFit Level 1 Coach. In May of 2013, he provided on-site physical therapy services to CrossFit Athletes at the NorCal Regional and opened the first Physical Therapist-Owned and Operated CrossFit gym in Santa Cruz, CrossFit UP. He has worked with many professional, college and high school athletes, Games Level and recreational CrossFit athletes, weekend warriors and individuals looking for active recovery. He has completed numerous courses in the management of orthopaedic, sports medicine and spinal conditions, with professional interests in post-surgical rehabilitation, injury prevention and performance enhancement. Ryan lives in Pleasure Point with his wife and children and can be found surfing, walking and drinking good coffee in and around the East Side of Santa Cruz.
How I Stay Moving:
CrossFit 2-3x/week, playing with my kids and patients, and surfing when I can!