John Vercher is a physical therapist with over a decade of experience in orthopedics and sports medicine. Prior to becoming a clinician, John earned his Bachelor’s in Creative Writing from the University of Pittsburgh. He has been instrumental in the rehabilitation of a number of professional and amateur mixed martial artists. John has fought as an amateur, both in the ring and in the cage, and continues to compete in jiu-jitsu tournaments year round. He has combined his intimate knowledge of combat sports and injury prevention with his writing pedigree to create programs that demystify anatomy and complex medical terminology for everyone from weekend warriors to elite athletes. John is currently working on earning his MFA in Creative Writing at Southern New Hampshire University.
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