The Barbell Physio

About Dr. Zach Long

Dr. Zach Long is the Director of Physical Therapy in Charlotte, North Carolina and runs an industry leading fitness website “The Barbell Physio”where he is a trusted resource to thousands of athletes, coaches, and health care professionals across the United States and beyond.  Additionally, Zach teaches with the Institute of Clinical Excellence in their “Fitness Athlete” division where he helps medical professionals better understand the needs of CrossFitters, power lifters, and weightlifters.  Zach is an Board Certified Sports Certified Specialist, Level One CrossFit Trainer, NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist, and certified SFMA practitioner.

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