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Scott Epsley
Scott Epsley

Physical Therapist

Scott Epsley joined the sports medicine staff in the fall of 2009. He is in charge of all on-site physical therapy for Georgetown University student-athletes.

Epsley is a 1998 graduate of the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia with a bachelor's degree in physiotherapy and a post-graduate certificate in sports physiotherapy.

Prior to coming to the states, Epsley was the director and owner of Peak Performance Sports Medicine in Queensland, Australia. He has also worked as a physiotherapist for many Olympic and professional athletes in both Australia and in the United States across a variety of sports, including cycling, track & field, field hockey, car racing, golf and basketball.

Additionally, Epsley worked as a physiotherapist at the Commonwealth Games and Goodwill Games, and was a consultant to the Australian Women's field hockey program, as well as a physiotherapist for the Australian Junior Women's Field Hockey team.

Epsley's research interest is in Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) and he has presented at numerous conferences on this topic internationally. He wrote "Shin Pain in Elite Female Field Hockey Players", a research report for the Australian Sports Commission, Australian Institute of Sport and Hockey Australia.

He is currently researching the dynamic diagnosis of femoroacetabular impingment of the hip using diagnostic ultrasound. Additionally, Epsley teaches diagnostic and rehabilitative ultrasound to physical therapists and doctors across the country and has incorporated this into his practice.

Other specialty certificates that Epsley holds are Level 3 Sports Physiotherapy Certificate (Australia), Dry Needling Certification and Clinical Pilates Level 3 Certification (Dance Medicine Australia).

Epsley grew up in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and now lives in Northern Virginia.

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