Meet Our Faculty

Promoting a sustainable, upstream approach to increasing activity worldwide to enhance health span.

Anthony Aamodt, DC, MS, SFG II, SFB, SFL

Anthony Aamodt is a practicing chiropractic rehabilitation specialist at NW Sports Rehab and StrongFirst Instructor at Kettlebility in Seattle, Washington. His roots began in the sport of gymnastics as a national qualifying competitor and later, a gymnastic coach. After his 10 year coaching career, he chose to continue his formal education in order to develop a wide variety of skills to help people live their best possible lives.

Anthony utilizes all of the knowledge and skills from his education, including a Masters Degree in Sports Science and Rehabilitation and Doctor of Chiropractic in conjunction with all three modalities that StrongFirst offers in bodyweight, kettlebell, and barbell.

Chad Buohl, D.C., D.A.C.R.B., ACSM-CPT

Dr. Chad D. Buohl obtained a Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree from Parker College of Chiropractic in 1999 and established a private practice in rural, East Berlin, PA.  He currently is the Clinical Director of East Berlin Chiropractic and Rehabilitation and enjoys teaching post-graduate courses relating to neuromusculoskeletal evidence-based care pertaining to assessing, prescribing, and demonstrating exercise as medicine.  Dr. Buohl loves to share and educate the positive message of self-exploration pertaining to health performance in lecture and lab experience.

Jason Brown, D.C.

Dr. Jason Brown earned his degree, Doctor of Chiropractic, from New York Chiropractic College.  He continued his education with extensive post-graduate training and certification in a variety of rehabilitation, movement assessment, and active care approaches.  He has learned from and assisted Dr. Liebenson for over a decade resulting in an eclectic, patient-centric approach that appreciates the psychosocial aspects of pain and performance.  This approach is embodied in the FPM and Bridge the Gap courses. 

Dr. Brown enjoys lecturing nationally and internationally on the importance of the active care approach.  He has earned a Diplomate from the American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board and is a Fellow of the International Chiropractic College.  His clinical role is primarily in private practice near Albany, NY where he also serves as part of a college sports medicine team. He currently serves as President for the New York State Chiropractic Association.

 

Joseph Chen, D.C. L.Ac.

Dr. Joseph Chen is a former intern and associate at Los Angeles Sports and Spine. He graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles and received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2010. He also has a Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree and is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of California. He has volunteered at Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Clinic in El Monte, California as an acupuncture intern for two years prior to moving back Asia in 2017. He is currently working at a hospital in Shanghai as a Doctor of Rehabilitation integrating functional approach and movement therapy to his clinical practice.

 

Ryan Chow, D.P.T.

Ryan Chow received his bachelor’s degree in Movement Science at the University of Michigan and his Doctor of Physical Therapy at Mercy College. Ryan began his career as a personal trainer and enjoys bringing his strength and conditioning experience into his clinical approach. He sees Dr. Liebenson’s patients, serving as LA Sports and Spine’s NY location and Founder of Reload Physical Therapy where he practices physical rehabilitation and preparation. He serves as the Director of Communications at FPM and is happy to get you connected with your local FPM community (Don’t hesitate to reach out!). He also holds positions an curriculum director at Definitions Private Training Gyms and has an adjunct faculty position at the Focus Personal Training Institute.

Fred Duncan

Fred Duncan is a Strength and Conditioning coach and Fitness Writer. He owns and operates Fred Duncan Performance Training – a private training facility geared towards high-level athletes and serious trainees. He specializes in building explosive, resilient athletes as well as return to sport rehabilitation and helping people exercise pain free. His work has been published in all of the major fitness magazines as well as the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Sciences. 

Ståle Hauge, D.C., M.Sc.

Ståle Hauge graduated from Anglo European College of Chiropractic in 1986. He is currently co-owner of two busy multidisciplinary practices in a small Norwegian costal town, Sandefjord. During postgraduate master studies at AECC he met Dr. Craig Liebenson and has been privileged to be an assistant instructor at his courses in Norway and several other countries throughout Europe. Dr. Hauge has also instructed his own courses on Functional Evaluation and Diagnosis and Clinical Rehabilitation, material mainly based on Dr. Liebenson’s work.

Ståle Hauge agrees with professor Stuart McGill in that “there is no such thing as nonspecific LBP”, and that “they each have an individual cause”. This basic idea strongly influences his clinical approach, the setup of his practices and his instructing.

Dr. Hauge has throughout his career been very interested in Sports Chiropractic, which has resulted in volunteer work at several top-level athletic events, for instance Sydney and London Summer Olympics and World Games. He has until recently held executive positions in FICS.

Laura Latham, D.C.

Dr Laura Latham received her bachelor’s degree in Physiology and Neurobiology at the University of Connecticut. She continued her education at New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) in Seneca Falls, NY where she earned a Doctor of Chiropractic degree and was inducted into the Phi Chi Omega Honors Society. Laura’s post-graduate education led her to the field of physical rehab, sports medicine and completion of a 200 hour registered yoga teacher training. She is currently a clinician and co-owner of Mass Wellness, a physical rehabilitation and functional medicine center in Boston, Massachusetts. She regularly delivers hands-on, pain and injury educational workshops for personal trainers and yoga instructors in the Boston area. Her favorite part about being a clinician is empowering people. Through movement, education, breathing, and hands-on treatment, she helps people realize their true potential. 

Tim Latham, D.C., M.Sc.

Tim Latham has a diverse educational and professional background in the health and human performance fields. In 2010, he graduated with a doctorate in chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College and followed with a Masters of Science in Human Nutrition in 2013. He is also Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a Certified Nutrition Specialist, trained in functional medicine and licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as both a chiropractic physician and licensed dietitian/nutritionist. 
 
A passion for teaching has led Dr Tim to serve as an adjunct professor for the past 5 years in several college exercise science, applied science and integrative and functional nutrition programs. He also enjoys working with his wife, Laura, at their physical rehabilitation and wellness center in downtown Boston where they use education and active care to help their patients feel, move, and live better.

Rachel Lock, D.C., M.Sc.

Rachel Lock is a chiropractor who encourages active, self-oriented care with all her patients at her London clinic. She graduated from the AECC in 1986 and later completed her M.Sc. in Clinical Chiropractic in 2001. From there her keen interest in rehabilitation of the spine led her to study with Dr. Karel Lewit in Prague. It was here that she learnt first hand the importance of teaching a patient the technique of self-care. Since then she has assisted Dr. Craig Liebenson with his Functional Approach to Rehabilitation courses across Europe. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors and is involved with their postgraduate education programmes. This teaches high quality care, where exercise and promoting increased activity is the key.

Roy Page, D.C. M.Sc., L.Ac.

Dr. Roy Page is the head associate at Los Angeles Sports and Spine. He received the degree Doctor of Chiropractic from Logan College of Chiropractic along with a Master of Science Degree in Sports Science and Rehabilitation. 

He has also achieved a Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine from Emperor’s College and is a California licensed acupuncturist. The American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians recognizes him as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, and the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine has awarded him the status Diplomate of Oriental Medicine.

Jae-June Rhee, P.T.

Director of “THYANY TMS” rehabilitation, functional restoration & performance enhancement academy.

Physiotherapist specialized in functional approach.

Strength coach specialized in functional training.

Master’s course in medical school of oriental medicine, department of rehabilitation.

Former physiotherapist for Korea National Contemporary Dance Company.

Theraband academy approved speaker in Korea

Strength conditioning advisor for the Korea Naval Police SSAT(sea special attack team).

Accepted instructor for the Korea Military Academy.

Accepted instructor for Korea Police Training Institute.

Joshua Wideman, D.C., M.Sc.

Joshua Wideman completed a six-month internship at LA Sport and Spine and subsequently worked alongside Dr. Liebenson for three years, which shaped the way he manages patient care. Dr. Liebenson inspired a boundless curiosity and an insatiable desire to always ask deeper and better questions. This has lead Josh to a broad study of numerous topics within the realm of MSK healthcare as well as several concepts that are not directly found within the boundaries of physical medicine, but are appropriate concepts to broaden his knowledge base.

Josh is a chiropractor in St. Louis at the Central Institute for Human Performance. He graduated from Logan University with a chiropractic degree as well as a master’s degree in rehabilitation and sports science. He is a movement specialist who utilizes rehabilitation exercise, manual therapy, strength and conditioning ideas and performance principles in addition to a variety of other psychological and behavioral concepts to upgrade the human movement experience.

FPM COURSE SCHEDULE

Explore the schedule of courses from First Principles of Movement for the upcoming year.

  1. Interview with Dr. Liebenson Strength Chats by Kabuki Strength #85 57:18
  2. Lecture - Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center Craig Liebenson 39:24
  3. Interview w/ Dr. Liebenson FTCA Podcast 1:25:34