Dr. Russell Kowalinski


Russell is your sports specialist! He knows the ins and outs of what it takes to excel at every level of competition, and what it takes to get there. He will work with you to reach beyond your potential and protect your body from the strain of not just athletics, but everyday activities. He played college basketball at Springfield College, and has a true understanding of injuries and recovery from them, as he has gone through a lot of Physical Therapy himself. He achieved his board certification by the American Physical Therapy Association as a Sports Certified Specialist in 2012.

Russell works with local high schools with ACL prevention training and sport specific functional training. He is certified as a medical golf fitness instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute, and will not only help your body, but your golf game as well!

Outside of work you can find Russell enjoying the outdoors with his family. He continues his on-going love for sports with playing golf, hockey, basketball, skiing and snowboarding.

Education & accomplishments

  • Bachelor of Science – Springfield College
  • Master of Science in Physical Therapy – Springfield College
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy – Temple University
  • APTA Board Certified Sports Specialist 2012
  • Certified ASTYM practitioner
  • TPI Golf Fitness Instructor - Level 2 Medical
  • Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certified Coach
  • SFMA certified
  • FMS certified
  • Y-Balance Test certified
  • American Red Cross Emergency Responder
Dr. Russell Kowalinski

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Russell can be found between the Bellevue, Maple Valley, Renton, and Snoqualmie clinics. Please get in touch with the clinic you are interested in to speak with him!
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