The professional staff at our Raleigh Orthopaedic Cary-Morrisville Performance Center consists of Licensed Physical Therapists,
Licensed Athletic Trainers and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists.
As a division of Raleigh Orthopaedic, we can help expedite access to appointments with the 21 orthopaedic surgeons, 2 non-surgical Sports Medicine physicians, and podiatrist at the Raleigh, North Raleigh, Cary, Garner, Holly Springs and Panther Creek offices for ROC. Ancillary services are also available through ROC including urgent care, X-ray, MRI, Orthotics/Pedorthics, and durable medical equipment.
Director of Therapy Services
Greg Saxton, PT, CSCS
Supervisor, Sports Physical Therapist
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
Sports Performance Specialists
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 3 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
Yong Park, USAW-1
Yong graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition Science and minor in Sports Science.
He is certified through USA Weightlifting as a Sports Performance Coach.
Yong has been in the strength and conditioning world for since 2014,
working with various athletes and in the physical therapy setting for since 2016. He has trained in martial arts for over 10 years and currently trains and competes in the sport of Power lifting and Olympic Weightlifting.
Yong joined Raleigh Orthopaedic Performance Center in 2018 as a
Sports Performance Specialist.
Administrative Support Staff
McKinley Almond, Client Services Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Bobbitt, Patient Services Representative, email@example.com