Sam Franklin, PT, DPT, CSCS

Dr. Sam Franklin, DPT CScs

SportsFit Physical Therapy

2010 Wilshire blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Academic Backround

  • University of Miami - Bachelor's of Science Education, Exercise Physiology/Kinesiology major - 2012
  • University of Miami - Doctorate of Physical Therapy - 2015
  • University of Southern California - Orthopedic Specialty Residency - 2016

Specialties & Certifications

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

Athletic & Training Background

Dr. Franklin grew up in Sarasota, FL, before attending the University of Miami for his undergraduate and graduate education. He received his B.S. in Exercise Physiology/Kinesiology, followed by his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He then pursued his specialization through the Orthopedic Residency program at University of Southern California. He is currently an Adjunct Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy in the USC Doctor of Physical Therapy program. He has also given professional seminars on the topic of Movement Analysis and Treatment of CrossFit athletes. Dr. Franklin grew up heavily involved in ballet, until his interests shifted to competitive Olympic weightlifting. In his free time, he enjoys weightlifting, running on the beach, yoga, and meditation.

Current Role Working with Athletes

Dr. Franklin currently works with a wide range patients with musculoskeletal issues, with special focus on CrossFit, Olympic Weightlifting, and Powerlifting athletes.

Professional Philosophy

I believe in developing individualized treatment plans to reduce pain and correct underlying movement dysfunctions allowing patients to maximize their functional potential and reach their goals.