Dr. Dustin Gartner
Quinnipiac Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine
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Dr. Gartner received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. He has established a particular interest in sport-specific functional strength and conditioning, Crossfit and high school and collegiate sports injuries, as well as preventative care related to these areas. In addition, Dr. Gartner has found a niche in treating dizziness/vertigo and balance disorders related to vestibular system (inner ear), as well as post-concussion syndrome. Vestibular physical therapy is a unique sub-specialty in the profession. He has received advanced training/certifications in the following areas: Certified Mulligan Practitioner (CMP), Vestibular Physical Therapist/Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS) Rehabilitation, Thoracic and Cervical Joint Mobilization/Manipulation, Functional Range Release® Practitioner, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) Certified, Rocktape Certified, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer (ACE-CPT). Dr. Gartner’s experience as both a physical therapist and certified personal trainer has instilled a passion for integrating overall health, wellness and fitness into his physical therapy practice in order to optimize his patient outcomes.
Education2012, Quinnipiac University, Doctorate of Physical Therapy
2009, Quinnipiac University, BS Health and Science Studies