Dr. Mark W. Butler is a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and McKenzie-Certified Specialist for mechanical diagnosis and treatment. He has been in practice for over 25 years, starting his own practice 18 months after graduating from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, which he sold to focus on patient care and teaching. Dr. Butler is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Rutgers and Guest Lecturer at Stockton and DeSales Universities. He has taught over 200 weekend courses on Neural Mobilization, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, Examination & Treatment of the Shoulder, Cervical Spine, Lumbar Spine, Therapeutic Taping, and Radiology. Dr. Butler has also presented at more than 25 national and regional conferences on Neural Mobilization, Brachial Plexopathies, the Shoulder, and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. It was through one of his earliest teaching experiences as a ski instructor in Utah that he met his beautiful wife Terri of 30-plus years. Dr. Butler authored the shoulder chapter in the textbook Fundamentals of Hand Therapy: Clinical Reasoning and Treatment Guidelines for Common Diagnoses of the Hand and Upper Extremity. He has published in peer-reviewed and non-peer reviewed professional journals and is currently active in clinical research. He completed his DPT at Regis University in Denver, where he graduated with honors. Dr. Butler is honored to be one of the therapists selected on an annual basis to receive the prestigious James Tucker Excellence in Clinical Practice and Teaching Award by the American Physical Therapy Association of New Jersey. Currently, he manages and carries a full caseload at the Medford, NJ, NovaCare office.