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Assistant Professor
Director, Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency
Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists

Email Dr. O’Laughlin

University Physical Therapy 
3708 Mayfair St., Suite #110
Durham, NC 27707
Clinic Phone: (984) 215-5090


  • Bachelor of Science, University of Delaware, 2008
    Area: Exercise and Sports Science, concentration in Biomechanics
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Delaware, 2008
    Area: Spanish Studies
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, 2011
    Area: Physical Therapy
  • Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency, Agile Physical Therapy, 2013
  • Board Certified in Orthopedics Agile Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program, 2014
  • Kaiser Permanente Northern California Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship, 2015

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedics
  • Certified in Dry Needling


  • PHYT 732: Musculoskeletal I
  • PHYT 822: Advanced Patient Management II
  • PHYT 723: Advanced Manual Therapy

Clinical Interests

  • Residency and Fellowship Education
  • Orthopedic and Manual Therapy
  • Sports physical therapy and injury risk reduction

Professional Societies

  • American Physical Therapy Association
    • Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy
    • Academy of Sports Physical Therapy
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT)
  • APTA North Carolina