• Mark Butler

    MPT, OCS, Cert. MDT

    Mark is a board-certified Orthopaedic clinical specialist and McKenzie-certified specialist for mechanical diagnosis and treatment of the spine. He started his own practice eighteen months after graduating from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (now the University of Science in Philadelphia), which he sold to NovaCare in 1997. He is Adjunct Faculty at Rutgers UMDNJ and guest lecturer at Stockton College in New Jersey where he lectures on Advanced Orthopedics, Neural Mobilization, Radiology, Evaluation and Treatment of the SI Joint, and Evaluation and Manual Treatment of the Cervical Spine. Mark is also a continuing education speaker on Evaluation and Treatment of Brachial Plexopathies, Neural Mobilization, Evidence-Based Evaluation and Treatment of the Lumbar Spine, and Examination and Treatment of the Shoulder. He was honored with the James Tucker Excellence in Clinical Practice and Teaching Award by the APTA for 2006. He presented at the national conference in Hollywood of the American Society of Hand Therapists on Evaluation and Treatment of the Brachial Plexopathy Patient. His lecture series was selected as the featured topic on CD ROM to be available to the ASHT membership. Mark authored the chapter on the shoulder in the textbook Fundamentals of Hand Therapy: Clinical Reasoning and Treatment Guidelines for Common Diagnoses of the Upper Extremity, which was published in 2006. He continues to manage the NovaCare Medford outpatient clinic, where the majority of his caseload is brachial plexopathy, shoulder, and spine patients. When not at work, he spends as much time as possible with his beautiful wife and two darling daughters.