Adam Swain, PT

Adam Swain, PT


Adam Swain is a physical therapist and joined the staff at Armor Physical Therapy in February 2010. He is a National Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. Adam became a McKenzie Certified Therapist in 2012, as well as Certified in Dry Needling through the Dry Needling Institute in 2017.

Adam graduated in 1986 from Northeastern University, in Boston, MA, with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. He became a Certified Athletic Trainer in 1992, after completing coursework and internship hours at Northwestern University and Purdue University. Adam also received his certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist in 1992. In 1994, he completed a two year Manual Therapy and Medical Exercise Therapy Residency program with Bjorn Svendsen, Dsc, PT. in Lansing MI.

Adam has lectured on several topics in orthopedic and sports medicine rehabilitation, and has been published as well. He is currently working on certification in the McKenzie method for treatment of spinal and extremity disorders. Adam has extensive training in manual therapy and Osteopathic techniques for management of spine and extremity dysfunctions. He also specializes in ankle/foot biomechanics and was a member of the teaching faculty for the “When the Feet Hit the Ground…” course through the American Physical Rehabilitation Network (APRN).

He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedic and Sports Sections, and the Michigan Physical Therapy Association. He is also a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.