Chris Cutsail, MS, PT, DPT

Assistant Director of Smyrna Clinic and Physical Therapist

Chris Cutsail, MS, PT, DPT is a residency trained, board-certified specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy at Premier Physical Therapy and Sports Performance in Smyrna, Delaware. Chris graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science Degree with Distinction in Exercise Physiology in 2014 before continuing to receive a Master of Science in Anatomy and Clinical Health Science and ultimately his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 2017. Immediately following, Chris furthered his career through a 13-month residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy at Premier Physical Therapy and Sports Performance with mentorship from Board Certified Specialists in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and local Physicians. Chris is passionate about evidence-based diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries in the athletic, active adult, and older adult populations.

As an undergraduate student at the University of Delaware, Chris earned a degree with distinction for his contributions to research with regards to post-stroke rehabilitation. During his senior year, he was awarded the Peter White Fellowship within the University of Delaware’s Biomechanics and Movement Science lab in conjunction with the Department of Physical Therapy where he helped to research the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation and functional electrical stimulation in post-stroke rehabilitation. Chris was also a member of the University of Delaware’s club baseball team which finished 4th in the nation his senior year.

During his post-graduate career, Chris earned a Master of Science in Anatomy through cadaveric study of the biomechanical features of rotator cuff related shoulder pain. As a Doctoral Student of Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware, Chris merged his passion for baseball and knowledge of upper extremity injuries through clinical internship where he gained extensive experience in the rehabilitation of upper quarter injuries in Major League and collegiate baseball players in the Boston area.

Chris currently resides in Wilmington with his Fiancé Kelli. He enjoys golfing, going to the beach, and watching sports. He is a Laurel, Delaware native and has enjoyed serving the Delaware community throughout the early part of his career. He looks forward to further developing his career in the Smyrna area and throughout the state of Delaware.

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