Cary Staff




Greg Saxton, PT, CSCS

Lead, Sports Physical Therapist & Supervisor

Dennis Meszler, MPT, SCS

Dennis has 19 years of Physical Therapy experience in orthopedic settings. The last 6 years have been in a Sports Performance setting aimed at returning and maximizing athletic potential.


  • Bachelors Degree in Biology from University of Rochester in 1994
  • Masters Degree in PT from University of Delaware 1997
  • Sports Residency Program at University of Delaware 1997-1998

Sports Certified Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association in 2005 and recertified in 2015.

Sports Physical Therapist

Damien O’Sullivan, MPT

Damien graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy from Queen Margaret University in 2009. He developed and ran a highly successful Physical Therapy Clinic in Cork, Ireland.

During this time he was head physical therapist to the Irish United Taekwondo Federation. He started working at the APC in 2016 and currently treats a variety of sports injuries and orthopedic conditions.

He has completed continuing education in the following areas:

  • McKenzie Diagnosis and Treatment of the Lumbar Spine
  • ACL Rehabilitation Course
  • Kinesiology tape clinical applications
  • FMS Level 1 Certified
  • Sports Taping for Athletic Injuries

Athletic Trainer

Rebecca Lucas, LAT, ATC, OTC

Rebecca received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from High Point University in 2011. After graduation, she completed an Athletic Training Residency with the Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Teaching and Research Foundation in Illinois.  After the residency program, she worked on staff with one of the sports medicine surgeons at Hinsdale Orthopaedic as a clinical and surgical assistant.  She has been working with Raleigh Orthopaedic Performance Center since December 2013.

Sports Performance Specialist

Walker Cruikshank, CSCS, XPS

Walker graduated from East Carolina University in 2014 with degree in Kinesiology. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the NCSA and is EXOS Performance Specialist Certified.

After graduating from ECU, Walker did internships with EXOS and has 2 + years of experience in Sports Performance and Post Rehab Performance training in an Orthopaedic setting.

Areas of interest:

  • Injury prevention
  • Optimizing movement
  • Strength and power development

Client Services Coordinator

Natalie McCann

Natalie graduated from Meredith College in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and Minor is Business Administration Marketing. She has been with the Raleigh Orthopaedic Performance Center team for 1+ years. With her experience in client relations and Marketing, she works to provide the clients and patients with exceptional support services as well as promote Raleigh Orthopaedic Performance Center.