Brian Schiff - Injury Prevention, Sports Rehab & Performance Training Expert

Brian Schiff - Injury Prevention, Sports Rehab & Performance Training Expert

Brian Schiff, PT, OCS, CSCS, is a licensed physical therapist, board certified orthopaedic clinical specialist, strength and conditioning coach, author, industry speaker, and educator.  Additionally, he is FMS certified, Rocktape FMT 1 & 2 certified, certified in Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) therapy and credentialed in dry needling in the state of North Carolina. 

Through his performance and consulting company, B Fit Training Systems, he offers training, consulting and educational seminars for consumers, teams, organizations and allied health and fitness professionals.  He graduated from The Ohio State University in 1996 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Allied Health Professions (Physical Therapy).  He became a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength & Conditioning Association in 1998. 
Over the past 22 years, Brian has worked in outpatient therapy clinics focusing on sports medicine.  He specializes in treating orthopedic and sports medicine cases, specifically the shoulder, hip, knee and ankle.  Much of his practice is centered around ACL rehab, throwing related injuries and higher level athletes. From 2000-2010 he owned and operated his own personal fitness and sports performance training facility, which he sold prior to moving to North Carolina.  From 2002 to 2006, Brian served as the strength & conditioning coach for The Columbus Crew Major League Soccer Team.
Brian is currently the supervisor for the Raleigh Orthopaedic Performance Center (formerly EXOS @ Raleigh Orthopaedic) in Raleigh, NC.  It is a 20,000 square foot multi-disciplinary facility that focuses on sports therapy and sports performance training.  He currently focuses on sports rehab and injury prevention, while overseeing the clinical staff.  He has worked with athletes in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, USTA, US Rugby, as well as numerous Division 1 collegiate athletes.  He currently serves as a PT consultant for the Carolina Hurricanes.  
To date, Brian has produced DVDs on ACL injury prevention, knee arthritis and knee training for runners.  Additionally, he has self published books on rotator cuff injuries, the treatment of frozen shoulders, shoulder injury recovery integrated with golf specific fitness and running related knee injuries.  He offers a monthly electronic newsletter dedicated to fitness, rehab and sports performance with informative tips on training and rehab.

Over the years, Brian has lectured and given numerous presentations on topics including safe shoulder training, SLAP tears, femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), bodyweight training, soccer specific training, ACL rehab/injury prevention, low back training, functional golf training, baseball specific training, return to play training and sport specific training.  Brian has presented for AFPA, Power Systems and the NSCA.  He has been featured in the USA Weekender, Men's Health Best Life Magazine, Fitness Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, Personal Fitness Professional Magazine, Columbus Business First, PT Products and Endurance Magazine.
Brian is a faculty member for Allied Health Education and presents continuing education webinars and live seminars for PT's, ATC's and fitness professionals. He writes an online bi-weekly column entitled 'Functionally Fit' for PFP Magazine. 

Fitness Programs Have Been Featured In:
Men's Health Best Life Magazine  Endurance Magazine  PFP  Personal Fitness Professional Magazine  Personal Training On the Net  USA Weekend Magazine  Fitness 

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