JUSTIN C. LIN, PT, DPT, MS, CSCS
Nationally recognized, Dr. Justin Lin grew up in Orange County, California and began his lifelong pursuit of health wellness/fitness and rehabilitation after sustaining a baseball career ending shoulder injury in high school. He has been an accomplished personal trainer while in Boston working at Boston Sports Clubs and was also a well known physical therapist in the Washington DC metro area.
Dr. Lin attended Boston University Sargent College of Rehabilitation under the rigorous five year Masters of Science of Physical Therapy program. During graduate school, he was awarded two scholarships for his work in fitness and wellness by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. While others were content with just finishing, he pursued more and attended Marymount University for the Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree.
He has learned and developed different manual therapy techniques through different mentors. He has been trained by Chiropractors, Medical Doctors, and Osteopathic Doctors. After being well known in the DC metro area as a chronic pain specialist, treating conditions such as TMJ, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, Lyme’s Disease, Arthritis, he decided to come back home to California and start his practice Rehab and Revive Physical Therapy, Inc. in the Orange County area. His main techniques are developed from the Institute of Physical Art using Functional Manual Therapy™.
Dr. Lin brings a cutting edge holistic manual (hands-on) approach to healing and rehabilitating the body. He also believes that the patient comes first and advocates his patients in taking an active role in their healing.
He was a Letterman in the Boston University Track and Field Program for the Sprints, Long Jump, Triple Jump, and Javelin. After his career in Track and Field, he was invited to attend the United States Olympic Bobsled Camp for Olympic Development. He also played with the National Amateur Baseball Association. He continues to develop innovative peak sports performance such as his innovative Ignition Programs to both enhance and prevent injury.
Dr. Lin is a big advocate on community involvement, he is actively involved as being on the Board of Directors of the Orange County Taiwanese Association (OCTA). In the community he stays in touch and involved with his Alma Mater, University High School (Irvine), where he was a former Class President and Scholar Athlete, he organizes reunions and is Scholarship Chair for a service scholarship at Uni High offered on the behalf of the OCTA. He is presenter for companies wanting to learn more about office safety and ergonomics. He actively volunteers as sports therapist for the Santa Ana Pony Baseball League. He spends time giving back to his profession as he educates local physical therapy students, so they can become great future PTs. He is currently a one of the lead Health columnists for a local Orange County and LA County newspaper called “The Notice” where he submits weekly articles such as the popular “Your Quick Guide: How To Protect Yourself This Skiing and Snowboarding Season.” about health and wellness for the community to learn how to empower themselves and identify what to do “just in case”.
Recently, he has been invited to speak on the National Public Radio (NPR) for his medical expertise on the “On Point” show for topics such as injuries related to Crossfit, P90X, Insanity. (Click Here for podcast) Also he was invited back to KUCI 88.9FM “Ask A Leader” (Click Here for podcast) with Claudia Shambaugh to speak more about consumer safety advice and lifting matters.
He stresses consumer safety and wisdom on the health and fitness industry with his free circulating ebook on the internet Confessions of a Personal Trainer-a consumer guide for finding a smart and safe personal trainer.
He has a public health initiative to educate those with the correct health information. He hosts a free Youtube called Our Health Channel to talk about latest and trending information as well as interviews the best providers about what they do well.
And with the little time left he has for himself, he relaxes at the pool, reads health journals, loves to go snowboarding, play softball, and enjoys conversations with friends and family.
He also speaks Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese.
Long Life Lectures
The Long Life Lecture Seminars is a series of interactive lectures developed by Dr. Lin, to enhance the public’s awareness about health and rehabilitation. There are many movement patterns and postures that create possibilities for injuries and harm. The true preservation of ourselves and the Fountain of Youth are located within these inspirational and empowering educational seminars. Dr. Lin is a proponent for health and wellness in the community and has been invited to corporate companies in the Irvine and Orange County Areas to speak to groups.
Dr. Lin has had multiple interests in working with athletes and the orthopedic populations. He has trained/rehabilitated NHL players, NCAA Athletes, Olympic Athletes, Redskins and Wizards Cheerleaders, Disney Dancers, TV Celebrities, and Emmy Award Winners. He has volunteered his services to the Alexandria Aces Collegiate Baseball Summer League to be their Physical Therapist and Strength Coach. Although orthopedic and chronic pain are his specialties, he initially began his career at Sibley Memorial Hospital, where he worked with the geriatric population seeing primarily knee/hip replacements but providing therapy services to all debilitated patients in the inpatient and outpatient, as well as aquatic settings. He feels it is important to understand the whole spectrum of health and rehabilitation from the beginning all the way to the end. It is for this reason he has a Certification for Strength and Conditioning with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and has received multiple scholarships from the NSCA for his work. He has certifications with the National Academy of Sports Medicine and American Heart Association.
Licensing and Memberships
Dr. Lin is a licensed Board Certified physical therapist in Virginia, DC, Maryland, and California. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He has taken continuing education in spinal manipulations, shoulder, and gait/balance disorders, hip, knee, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF), functional mobilization, back education, and bone cancer. CPR certified by the Red Cross.
Dr. Lin is always in pursuit of new knowledge and treatment techniques to better understand and manage the needs of his patients. He has partaken in courses ranging from bone orthopedics, neuromuscular therapies, shoulder, back, and ankle treatments, as well as extensive study in functional mobilization under the internationally renown Institute of Physical Art under Gregg and Vicky Johnson, and Kent Keyser. Dr. Lin is currently studying for the IPA international exam and plans to be only 1 of 200 Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) in the World.
Wellness Revolution 101
WR101 is Dr. Lin’s first business. Currently undergoing reconstruction, the premise of his site and products is to give the opportunity for busy everyday people to evolve and learn more about their bodies in a concise but effective way. He has authored three E-books, Mindful Movement 101, Core Correction 101, and a consumer guide for finding a personal trainer – Confessions of a Personal Trainer. Each with pictures, video links, and explanations suited to provide everyone a chance to perform exercises the correct way the first time.