Dr. David Edwards

Dr. David Edwards is board certified through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in sports and orthopedics. His treatment focuses on sports medicine and orthopedic rehabilitation. Dr. Edwards is certified in intramuscular dry needling and instrument assisted soft tissue massage.  He is highly specialized in manual treatment including joint mobilization, joint manipulation and muscle energy techniques.  Movement analysis and joint by joint kinetics are stressed in his treatment approach.  Injury prevention and wellness are a cornerstone of his treatment belief. He is also a university professor and has been published in the area of orthopedics and sports medicine.

  • D.P.T. (Doctor of Physical Therapy)

Dr. Edwards received his doctoral degree in physical therapy in 2009 from Wheeling Jesuit University. 

  • S.C.S., O.C.S. (Sports and Orthopedic Certified Specialist)

Dr. Edwards is certified through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in sports and orthopedics.  He has advanced knowledge and skills in the evaluation and treatment of orthopedic and sports related injuries. 

  • EdD (Educational Doctoral Degree)

Dr. Edwards attained his educational doctoral degree from the University of St.Augustine in 2018. He is also currently a full-time professor teaching in a doctor of physical therapy program and has been published in the areas of orthopedics, sports physical therapy and physical therapy education. 

  • Cert. DN (Certified Dry Needling Specialist)

Dr. Edwards a certified dry needling specialist through the Spinal Manipulative Institute. He is highly specialized in the dry needling procedures for many musculoskeletal and sport-related injuries. 

  • Certified Emergency Medical Responder

Dr. Edwards is a certified Emergency and on-field responder.  He serves on the sports medicine staffs for two local high schools and has experience in medical on-field/game coverage for a variety of sports. 


145 E. Main Street

Saint Clairsville, Ohio



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