Instructors

Instructors

Our courses educate licensed medical professionals in the safe and effective delivery of virtually pain free dry needling therapy. While respecting the contributions of our mentors, we seek to expand and further develop the Integrative Dry Needling concept using highly qualified and ethical instructors.
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Dr. Frank Gargano


Dr. Frank Gargano has 30 years of orthopedic physical therapy experience with the majority of those years as the owner of a successful private practice. In 1999 he became Board Certified in Orthopedics through the American Physical Therapy Association.
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Dr. David Griswold


Dr. Griswold is an Assistant Professor at Youngstown State University in the Department of Physical Therapy. He received his certification in dry needling through Dr. Ma’s Biomedical Dry Needling Institute. Clinically, David has specialized in orthopedic manual therapy, dry needling, and vestibular rehabilitation. Dr. Griswold is also a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT) through Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars and a Certified Mulligan Concept Practitioner (CMP).
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Dr. Nick Sanders


Dr. Nick Sanders is the owner of PHYT For Function LLC a private, cash based physical therapy office in Hudson, OH where he specializes in treating sports, orthopedic and vestibular conditions. Nick was personally trained and certified by Dr. Frank Gargano, who he has worked with using the IDN system since 2012.
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Sonya Worth


Sonya is a practicing physical therapist, Board Certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists.
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Dr. Stephanie Hasapis-Williamson


Stephanie is a practicing physical therapist at a hospital based outpatient, orthopedic physical therapy clinic in Uniontown, Ohio. She specializes in the treatment of dizziness, balance disorders, concussion, headaches, cervical spine dysfunction, and general orthopedic conditions.
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Dr. TJ Stevenson


TJ received his Masters of Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Utah Department of Physical Therapy in 2002. After 6 years working in private practice he returned to the University of Utah to complete a transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy.
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