Meet Our Medical Review Board
Our doctors of physical therapy and medically-trained joint experts ensure all our joint health exercises, stretches and other techniques are evidence-based and considered best-practice.
The medical review board works with us to educate and empower you so you can make informed decisions about your own joint health. You can trust that the content you read or watch on our site is accurate and medically-sound.
Conor O' Shea, BSc, CPT
Conor O’ Shea, BSc, is an ACE certified personal trainer, Precision Nutrition coach (PN1) and injury rehab coach with 11 years of coaching experience. He has earned his BSc Sport & Exercise Science and 200-Hour certifications in both Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga.
Samantha Wood, DPT, PT
Samantha Wood, DPT, earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Duke University and now practices at Saco Bay Physical Therapy in Maine. Her speciality includes group fitness for the older population to help manage and eliminate joint pain.
Dr. Antonis Stavropoulos-Kalinoglou, PhD, MSc, BSc
Dr. Antonis Stavropoulos-Kalinoglou, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in Sports and Exercise Physiology and researcher with a focus on chronic inflammatory conditions, arthritis and obesity. Several of his publications have been used by various national and international bodies (including NICE and WHO) to produce guidelines for patient management.
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