Dr. John Rusin, PT, DPT, CSCS, ART, FMS1-2, SFMA, FDN1


Physical Therapist

Dr. John Rusin Physical Therapy, LLC

5380 King James Way, Fitchburg, Wisconsin, 53719, United States

Academic Backround

  • Specialties & CertificationsCertified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified Active Release Techniques Provider
  • Functional Movement Systems Level 1 and 2 Certified
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment Certified Provider
  • Functional Dry Needling Certified

Athletic & Training Background

Dr. John Rusin is one of the leading pioneers in the development and implementation of the hybrid model of strength and conditioning based physical therapists in the fitness industry and rehabilitative based medical communities worldwide. 

His innovative vision for the future of elite level sports performance physical therapy and injury prevention based training protocols are highlighted by the synergy of high-performance strength and hypertrophy programming with a cutting-edge, pain-free training methodologies, are revolutionizing the way his athletes and clients look, feel, function and perform.

Current Role Working with Athletes

With more than a decade of elite-level training experience and advanced degrees in both exercise science and physical therapy, Dr. Rusin has developed performance, regeneration, and aesthetics programs for some of the world’s best strength, power, and endurance athletes. Dr. Rusin’s present and past client list include MLB All-Stars, NFL All-Pros, Olympic Gold, Bronze and Silver Medalists, World-Record-Holding Powerlifters, Elite Bodybuilders and Figure Competitors, All-World IronMan Triathletes, and top professional athletes from eight of the major American professional sports leagues.

Dr. Rusin is an internationally recognized strength coach, speaker, and writer, whose work has been popularized throughout the sports performance and fitness industries in some of the most prestigious media outlets in our industry such as Men’s Fitness, Stack Magazine, and Muscle&Strength, to name a few. In the last two years, Dr. Rusin’s most innovative work has been published in the online magazine Testosterone Nation, which has generated more than a million readers to Dr. Rusin’s hybrid physical therapy based articles in the process. In 2015, Dr. Rusin authored and published over 140 articles in the industry, focused on injury prevention and hybrid training methodologies.

Professional Philosophy

Dr. Rusin is the owner of John Rusin Fitness Systems, an online fitness platform geared toward synergizing the best of high-performance training and intelligently designed physiotherapy and regeneration programming to athletes and clients across the world. Dr. Rusin’s website, DrJohnRusin.com, was named Breaking Muscle’s 2015 Fitness Website of the Year, and continues to grow and gain traction in the fitness industry as a go-to resource for strength coaches, personal trainers, and rehabilitation professionals with it’s science backed and gym tested articles and media. 

In addition to Dr. Rusin’s work in sports performance and physical training, he is also is the owner of Dr. John Rusin Physical Therapy, a hybrid sports performance physical therapy practice, located in Madison, Wisconsin. In office, Dr. Rusin has been able to develop and perfect his game-changing coaching and training methodologies and assessment protocols that he teaches to coaches and therapists in seminars and mentorships throughout North America. Dr. Rusin has battle tested his techniques over the years in office and in the gym with impressively diverse athletic population whose focus is training and performing at a world class level while minimizing risks of injuries and creating career longevity to any sport or activity.