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David S. Lawhorn, PT, DPT Clinic Manager at the Center for Physical Therapy & Exercise

David Lawhorn has worked for more than 15 years as both the Clinic Manager and a treating Physical Therapist at the Center for Physical Therapy and Exercise (CPTE) in Nashua, NH. David’s expertise is in directing, treating and educating patients in physical therapy and personal wellness.

David is a graduate of Franklin Pierce College and is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, licensed by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). With his education supplemented by his own successful sports career and extensive experience in working with other athletes, David has developed strong manual therapy skills as well as detailed knowledge about wellness, health and injury prevention and recovery.

David has numerous specialties including Dry Needling, Spinal Manipulation, Application of Pain Neuroscience Education, Sports Performance and Injury Prevention as well as Vestibular Training and Rehabilitation. In his managerial capacity at CPTE, David is responsible for directing patient diagnosis and treatment at the facility as well as for home exercise programs. He supervises a large professional staff of physical therapists and physical therapy assistants.

David is a former professional boxer and former member of the U.S. National boxing team. He is a decorated champion boxer, having competed in the U.S. Olympic trials and qualified for the U.S. international boxing team. His accolades include being a two-time New England Golden Gloves Champion, a two-time U.S. Region 1 Champion, a Bronze Medal National Golden Gloves winner and a Silver Medal U.S. National Championships winner.

David is also an accomplished kickboxer, having won an ISKA North American Champion. He was also undefeated as the WWKA Cruiserweight World Champion and ranked #1 in the Professional Kickboxing Federation (PKF) and #2 in the International Sport Karate Association (ISKA). He was also recognized three times as Maine Fighter of the Year.

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