Potsdam, New York, USA
Staff Physical Therapist
Leslie Russek, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, is a professor teaching musculoskeletal physical therapy in the Clarkson University Doctor of Physical Therapy program. She is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist with a sub-specialization in hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, headaches, fibromyalgia, and other causes of chronic pain. She has published in the areas of hEDS, fibromyalgia and chronic pain, and was one of the first physical therapists to publish on hypermobility syndrome in the United States. Her current research is looking at prevalence of hEDS among physical therapy patient populations in the U.S. She continues to treat patients in her specialty areas through the Canton-Potsdam Hospital Physical Rehabilitation clinic.