I’m Zach Stearns, a physiotherapist obsessed with incorporating the latest research into my daily practice and getting the best results for patients. I earned my Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Florida in 2017. I am member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the Orthopaedic Section of the APTA, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (AAOMPT), and the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP).
As a student, I founded the University of Florida’s Ortho Club. In 2010, I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Vanderbilt University.
I live in Durham, NC, with my wonderful wife, two children, and dog. I am always drinking coffee and always waiting for the next Pixar movie.
Blog: Latest Posts
- Into the Darkness, Out of the Wilderness
- Is the McKenzie Method any good?
- Nocebo and the Power of Words
- The 5 A’s for Behavior Change and Weight Loss
- Risk and Resilience in Pain
Podcast: Voice of the Patient
The “Voice of the Patient” podcast has a mission that I believe in: “We’re working to change lives, that is, improve quality of life, by improving healthcare through not only hearing, but truly listening to the voice of the patient.”
Newsletter: Physio Weekly
Physio Weekly is the newsletter you need to be a better therapist: stay on top of the latest research, develop your professional skills, and improve your patients’ outcomes.
Subscribe and I’ll send you summaries of the latest research findings (plus why they matter), links to important articles, and the occasional funny tweet.