Dr. Ryan Summers is a physical therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist located in the greater Cleveland area. He comes to Cleveland after spending the last three years traveling and practicing throughout the United States, from Hawaii to Boston, Seattle to Richmond, and various other cities in between. He has experience working in a multitude of sports rehabilitation and orthopedic outpatient clinics with patients ranging from the elderly to elite athletes to Special Operations Forces at Fort Bragg. Ryan played college basketball at Division III Bethany College and is a renowned expert in working with jumping athletes at all levels. He currently provides online services through his website AMPSrehab.com while also working with patients/clients at Pure Physio located in Strongsville, OH. Ryan strives to be the compass that guides you to a life of optimal performance and improved overall well-being.

Your words matter.

Hey Ryan, The more we grow, the more we realize the importance of the quality of the services we provide. Our mission is to be a resource for those seeking a solution to their health-related problems: plain and simple. However, unlike other physical therapy and chiropractic clinics, we don’t receive…

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Trying is succeeding.

I love trying new things, but I’m often scrutinized for even using the term “trying.” Some say that “trying is preparing to fail.”Even Yoda famously once said, “No. Try not. Do. Or do not. There is no try.”  I get it. Go all in. You’re either 0 or 100. The…

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My goal for 2019.

We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on those experiences. Reflecting back on 2018 is a way to celebrate the successes and accomplishments, but it also allows us to create goals and framework a plan for the future. Looking forward to 2019, my experiences will revolve around…

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My advice for preventing injuries.

I wanted to share with you an actual e-mail conversation between a patient and myself.  This patient is an elite runner with whom I’ve worked with in the past. She asks, “I have a question/ inquiry, I have been back to running as usual for few months now and things…

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Play time is now more important than ever.

As professionals, parents, spouses and athletes it’s easy to get caught up in the “rat-race” trying to achieve the American dream. We rarely give ourselves permission to play because we feel we are being lazy or non-productive. Every now and then, make time for play. Play allows one to use…

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This should always be your first step.

Goal setting is great and something we should all practice. However, in order to envision the achievement of our end goal, we must first have clarity. Defining purpose and intention should always be the first step. Without a strong foundation, it’s impossible to build a tower. Without clarity, it’s impossible to have…

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One thing you should never be.

I hope you had a great weekend! Recently I’ve made it a goal of mine to become a better cyclist. Mountain biking, road biking, cyclocross, all of it. This past Saturday, I decided to take my first step in this journey and go on a group ride with a few…

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Knowledge is wealth.

We’ve been overwhelmed by the amount of positive feedback we’ve received since our recent “Train Smarter, Not Harder” workshop. The coaches and athletes in attendance have now begun using the knowledge and pieces of information they gained at the workshop to better themselves in and out of the gym. More…

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Saturday was amazing!

We hosted our favorite workshop on Saturday (11/3) and it was truly an amazing day. However, I wasn’t expecting it to go as well as it did for one particular reason; Matt was unable to attend. Leading up to the event and throughout the week, Matt had been complaining of abdominal pain and…

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