- BS in Athletic Training, University of Connecticut
- DPT, Sacred Heart University
- Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
- Certified in Dry Needling
- Licensed Athletic Trainer, Certified (LATC)
- HSS Hip Preservation Specialist
- Titleist Performance Institute Certified Medical Professional — Level 1 (TPI-M1)
"I have a passion for making people better, starting with educating them. I give them the tools they need to be effective in reaching their goals."
Brian Kuruc, PT, DPT, OCS, TPI-M1, is a physical therapist, dry needling specialist, and TPI certified medical golf professional. He has completed several advanced clinical rotations, including Spring Training with the San Francisco Giants. Brian enjoys working with athletes of all ages; he used to work with minor league players on injury rehabilitation programs and currently serves as a physical therapist and athletic trainer for the Westport PAL Youth Football League.
Brian makes it his mission to educate his patients. He helps them understand not only what he is working on, but why certain exercises and treatments help more than others. His clients are part of their own treatment every step of the way and enjoy a collaborative environment where everyone recognizes the importance of working as a team to achieve individual goals.
Anyone that is highly motivated and is looking to get better is a good match for Brian, who has a passion for helping others improve their lives, especially athletes. When Brian is not outside staying active through tennis, running and basketball, he enjoys mind puzzles, video games and fantasy sports.
Reliability of elbow extension, sensory response, and structural differentiation of Upper Limb Tension Test A in a healthy, asymptomatic population (2019).