About Us

Our Mission

We set out every day to make people feel good again. Our mission is to empower all people – no matter their age, activity, or skill level – to achieve their optimal level of performance. We do this by providing expert care to ALLEVIATE pain, RESTORE movement, and PROMOTE overall wellness.  

Here at Optimal PT, we believe every person has the ability to achieve their wellness goals. Whether your focus is to be an elite athlete, a weekend warrior, staying active into retirement, or playing with your children pain-free; we are here to help you succeed.   

At Optimal PT we always see patients one-on-one. This gives us the opportunity to fully evaluate a patient and determine all the sources of their problem. We always educate and help patients understand these sources of dysfunction. Optimal PT has revolutionized physical therapy so patients can experience real outcomes.   

Meet The Owner: Dr. Craig Spann

Dr. Craig Spann graduated from Sacred Heart University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT). He has experience working in a myriad of rehab settings, including acute care, sub-acute neuro, and outpatient orthopedics.

Craig’s desire to help patients achieve ultimate health and performance inspired him to pursue post-graduate, world-renowned certification in Functional Range Conditioning, where he achieved Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms) and Functional Range Release (FR) certifications.

Craig also has certification in Dry Needling, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), as well as formal training in Graston Technique®, McKenzie Method, and Mulligan Concept. He has also written various papers and given presentations on topics pertaining to ACL injury prevention, PCL repair rehabilitation, aerobic capacity and endurance treatment of low back pain, and little league overuse injuries. Dr. Spann enjoys treating a variety of orthopedic, neurologic, and sports-related conditions. He believes in a holistic approach to rehabilitation and assessing human movement to prevent injuries before they begin.