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Bradley Pike, ATC, PT
Brad Pike is the founder and owner of Championship Physical Therapy. He is also the Head Athletic Trainer and Director of Rehabilitation Services at Syracuse University. He has worked at Syracuse for the past nine years. Prior to his time with the Orange, he spent 9 years working locally in outpatient physical therapy. Though he covers all sports at Syracuse, his primary focus is on the men’s basketball and men’s rowing teams while serving as a supervisory consultant for the Field Hockey team and Track and Field teams. Brad was the athletic trainer for the 2003 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship team. He also serves as an adjunct lecturer in the Exercise Science Department located within the School of Education.
Brad received his undergraduate degree in sports medicine in 1989 from Marietta College. He earned his master’s degree in physical education from Syracuse University in 1991 while serving as a graduate assistant in the sports medicine department. Pike added a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from SUNY Health Science Center (currently Upstate Medical University) in 1994.
Pike previously worked as the Athletic Trainer for the 2004 Gold Medal winning Under 21 USA Men’s Basketball team and has served as a sports medicine consultant for the Syracuse Chiefs.
Brad is certified in Active Release Techniques (ART®), Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (SASTM) and is a Performance Enhancement Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), College Athletic Trainers Society, the Eastern Athletic Trainers Association and the New York State Athletic Trainers Association.
Pike has presented at numerous symposiums and workshops. His most recently presented at the College Athletic Trainers Society Annual Spring Symposium. Brad has a passion for treating shoulder, hip, knee and ankle injuries.
Sarah Talbot, DPT
Sarah Talbot obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in 2008. Upon graduation, she practiced Physical Therapy in a progressive outpatient clinic in Boston Massachusetts. At this clinic, she evaluated and treated a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries for preventative, curative, and post-operative rehabilitation. She specializes in sports and orthopedic conditions. Upon re-locating to Syracuse, she joined the CPT team in January, 2011.
Sarah takes pride in providing the best possible care for her patients. Based on the patients’ individual needs, she applies skilled manual therapy, modalities, and therapeutic exercises to return them to their optimal health and/or sport. Her passion lies in educating patients on their specific condition and progressions throughout their recovery. Sarah is certified in Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (SASTM) and has completed 3 Kinesio Taping continuing education courses (KT1-3).
Sarah looks forward to treating your individual injury and reaching all of your rehabilitative goals.
Chris Hall, DPT
Chris Hall graduated from Nazereth College in 2010 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Chris enjoys treating a wide variety of injuries especially both surgical and non surgical conditions of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle. He has attended numerous continuing education courses highlighted most recently by completing the Recent Advancement of Shoulder and Knee Rehabilitation course and the APTA Clinical Instructor credentialing. Chris has experience treating all ages in the orthopedic physical therapy setting as well as in home care. He joined the CPT team in October, 2011.
Matt Sweet, PTA, ATC
Matt brings many years of experience as a dual credentialed clinician. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University, and became a Certified Athletic Trainer in 2003. While at Florida State, he served as a student athletic trainer for the Seminoles’ football, softball, and track and field teams. Matt was a graduate assistant athletic trainer for Syracuse University, while he obtained his Master's of Science degree in Exercise Science. At SU, Matt worked primarily for the Orange with their football (as the head graduate assistant), basketball, and lacrosse teams. In 2010, Matt received his A.A. degree from Onondaga Community College and became a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant.
Matt also serves as the Director of Athletic Training for Championship Athletic Training Services. He has worked with many local college, high school, and professional teams as an athletic trainer and consultant. These teams included the Syracuse City Schools, Liverpool High School, Bryant and Stratton, Lemoyne Club Sports, and the Syracuse Soldiers Arena Football team. Matt joined the CPT in June, 2011.