Dr. Harper is a licensed Physical Therapist and is presently employed as an Assistant Professor at Radford University. He has been in practice since 1997, specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine. He has an eclectic and extensive training background in orthopaedics and manual therapy, which includes direct training under Ola Gimsby, Erl Pettman, and Joe Godges. Dr. Harper has been trained in various soft tissue procedures for the treatment of pain and dysfunction in regards to myofascial pain syndromes. He has completed extensive training in the Fascial Manipulation® method.   Dr. Harper is a full Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists. He achieved Board Certification in Orthopedics in 2003 and Re­Certification in 2012 from the American Physical Therapy Association.