Curriculum Vitae

I am the Founder of Corley & Kelsey Rehab Svc (DBA Sports Center Physical Therapy) and The Kelsey Group, Inc. I have a Bachelor of Science from the State University of Buffalo at New York and a Doctor of Philosophy in Allied Health from Pacific Western University.

I am a published author in scientific journals, have written chapters for physical therapy books, currently manage my blog at DougKelsey.com. I have published seven books:

  • The Little Book of Sparks
  • The Runner’s Knee Bible
  • Build a Rock Solid Core: Stop the Sit Ups and Save Your Spine
  • The Back Pain Toolbox: 27 Things You Can Do to Relieve Lower Back Pain
  • The 90 Day Knee Arthritis Remedy:
  • If It’s Tight It Ain’t Right; Why Stretching May Be the Last Thing to Do When Your Hamstrings Feel Tight and What to Do Instead
  • 7 Steps to a Flatter Belly

I’m also the inventor of the world’s first anti-gravity exercise device and received a patent for it in 1993 and another anti-gravity exercise device with a patent in 2001.

1996 – 2010 Founder and President Paradigm Health Systems International, Inc. Paradigm produced and sold the Newton Speed Trainer, my second patent on anti-gravity technology.

2010 – Present Founder, The Kelsey Group, Inc. The Kelsey Group, Inc. is a health and fitness educational company created to help people get fit, and stay healthy as they age.

Nov 1983 – Oct 2013 Founder Sports Center. Sports Center is a physical therapy practice devoted to helping people win back their active lifestyle. We deal only with orthopedic and sports injuries in people ages ten and over.

Aug 1996 – May 1999 Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. I taught in both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the Department of Physical Therapy.

1987 – 1996 Founder and President SOMA, Inc. SOMA produced the ZUNI Incremental Weight Bearing System, my first patent in anti-gravity technology and served as the organizer for most of the seminars I taught in the late 80’s and into the mid-90’s.

1986 – 1992 Instructor, Texas State University.  I taught Functional Anatomy, Orthopedics, and Spinal Mobilization within the Department of Physical Therapy.

Inventions

ZUNI Incremental Weight Bearing System

The Newton Speed Trainer

Multipurpose Goniometer: The Oriel