Clinician Spotlight: Ryan Casey, PT, DPT, CSCS, SFMA

Ryan Casey is a Staff Physical Therapist at Progress Physical Therapy – University City. He has worked at Progress for a little over a year after the completion of his DPT at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Not only is Ryan a fantastic clinician, but he is also a certified IRONMAN! Ryan recently completed his first full Ironman race in Cambridge, Maryland, in September. Participants must complete a 2.4-mile swim, followed by a 112-mile bike ride, and finishing with a 26.2-mile (aka a Marathon!) Ryan smashed his goal of completing in under 15 hours with a finish time of 14 hours and 23 minutes. Ryan has plans to compete in three upcoming Half Ironman races to work on his speed and technique as he continues his endurance athlete career.


Clinically, Ryan believes in practicing what he preaches and enjoys working with other athletes, specifically runners, cyclists, and triathletes. He is pursuing clinical education focused on the diagnosis and treatment of low back disorders as well as clinical management of running-related injuries. Currently, Ryan is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), plus certifications in Level 1 Selective Functional Movement Assesment (SFMA) and Level 1 Fascial Stretch Therapist (FST).