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Ryan Ruben, PT, MS, DPT, OCS

Ripley Clinic Team Leader & Therapist

Ryan Ruben, PT, MS, DPT, OCS

Ryan Ruben graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology in 2008. Ryan then attained his Master’s degree in Exercise physiology from WVU in 2010 and went on to receive a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from WVU in 2013. During his time at WVU, Ryan had various graduate assistantships that included performing research, teaching and lecturing in undergraduate and post-graduate classrooms and interning with the WVU Strength & Conditioning Program. Ryan began his professional career at Mountain River Physical Therapy in August 2013. In 2015, he graduated from NxtGen Orthopedic Residency program and obtained an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Certification. He is a member of the orthopedic section of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Ryan is certified in:

  • ASTYM
  • SFMA, Level I and II
  • FMS, Level I
  • Functional Dry Needling, Levels I, II and III
  • Functional Therapeutics

Ryan’s notable accolades include:

  • Ruben RM, Molinari MA, Bibbee CA, et.al. The Acute Effects of an Ascending Squat Protocol on Performance During Horizontal Plyometric Jumps. J Strength Cond. Res. 2010; 24:358-369
  • Haff GG, Ruben RM, Lider J, Twine C, Cormie P. A Comparison of Methods for Determining the Rate of Force Development During Isometric Mid-Thigh Clean Pulls, J Strength Cond Res. 2015 Feb; 29:386-95

Ryan’s hobbies and interests include drinking coffee and golf. He and his wife, Alyssia, have two sons and are members of Calvary United Methodist Church in Ripley, WV.