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Frank Layman, PT, DPT, EdD, MTC is a specialist in the field of orthopedics and sports medicine, with over 25 years of experience treating patients and athletes of all age groups and activity levels. 
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training from Radford University and earned his Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Old Dominion University. He has a Doctor of Education from the University of Virginia in Curriculum and Instruction with concentration areas in Administration and Sports Medicine and he also received a transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of St Augustine where he obtained his Manual Therapy Certification. 

He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association and the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. 
He is active in advocacy and works with the NCAPTA governmental affairs leader. He is on the NCPTA membership committee. He is also on the LIFT committee in his home town and was recently selected to to be the adjunct faculty member for HPU instructing Leadership and Professionalism. 

He has taught Sports Medicine courses and has been active within Athletic Training programs, Physical Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistance programs. Presently, he is a national speaker. In addition to his teaching and patient care responsibilities, he is an active member of the United States Army Reserves working toward promotion to LTC. He has served his country proudly for over 17 years and holds the rank of Major. He is an Author (SUCCESS THROUGH LOGICAL THINKING) and speaker in the areas of business leadership and motivation. He is a strong and dedicated family man.