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John F. Barnes, PT

John F. Barnes, PT has been treating patients since 1960 and is the owner, director and chief physical therapist of the “Sanctuary” in Malvern, Pennsylvania and “Therapy on the Rocks” in Sedona, Arizona.

In addition to treating patients from around the world, John also manages a successful educational company, Myofascial Release Seminars. John F. Barnes began developing his Myofascial Release Approach® and teaching seminars in the 1970s. He has trained over 100,000 therapists and physicians in his highly successful Myofascial Release Approach®.

John was named one of the most influential persons in the therapeutic profession in the last century, in the national Massage Magazine's featured article titled “Stars of the Century.”

John F. Barnes, PT has been the featured speaker at the American Back Society symposiums for over 25 years. The American Back Society is comprised of neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, psychiatrists, therapists and TMJ specialists whose focus has been the most important advances in healthcare in the last century.

Curriculum Vitae


John F. Barnes, PT


President of Myofascial Release Treatment Centers and Seminars
The Sanctuary Myofascial Release Treatment Center &
National Headquarters of Myofascial Release Seminars in Malvern, PA
Therapy on the Rocks Myofascial Release Treatment Center in Sedona, AZ
www.MyofascialRelease.com
610-644-0136

Work Experience


1960 to 1962

  • Staff Physical Therapist at Fitzgerald Mercy General Hospital, Lansdowne, Pa

1962-1964

  • Chief Physical Therapist at Sacred Heart Hospital, Norristown, Pa

1964-1973

  • Chief Physical Therapist at Chester County Hospital, West Chester, Pa

1966 to present

  • President and owner/operator of two Myofascial Release Treatment Centers; The Sanctuary in Malvern, PA, formerly located in Paoli, PA, established in December of 1966 and Therapy on the Rocks, located in Sedona, AZ, established in 1994.

1973 to present

  • Lecturer/facilitator of Myofascial Release Seminars, many of which hold continuing education approvals throughout the United States and Canada.
    Various dates and locations

1973 to present

  • President and owner of Myofascial Release Seminars, National Educational Company established in 1973. Myofascial Mobilization Workshop, Pediatric Myofascial Release, Myofascial Release I, Fascial-Pelvis, Cervical-Thoracic, Myofascial Unwinding, Myofascial Release II, Myofascial Rebounding, Advanced Myofascial Unwinding, Quantum Leap, Fascial Cranium, Skill Enhancement Seminar

1973 to present

  • Presenter of the following Myofascial Release Seminars:
    Myofascial Release I, Fascial Pelvis, Fascial-Pelvis, Cervical-Thoracic, Myofascial Unwinding, Myofascial Release II, Myofascial Release III, Myofascial Rebounding, Advanced Myofascial Unwinding, Quantum Leap, Fascial Cranium, Skill Enhancement Seminar

1966 to present

  • Licensed Physical Therapist - The Sanctuary Myofascial Release Treatment Center, Malvern, PA

1994 to present

  • Licensed Physical Therapist - Therapy on the Rocks Myofascial Release Treatment Center, Sedona, AZ

Licensure and Board Certification


State of Pennsylvania; 3/3/61to present
License #PT001734L
State of Arizona; 12/6/94 to present
License #3002
State of Delaware; 8/18/94 to present
License #1-0000399
State of Colorado; 11/1/16 to present
License #4973
State of Hawaii; 9/8/69 to present
License #PT-176
Biofeedback Certification, Biofeedback Institute of America, 1981

Education


BS Physical Therapy, from the University of Pennsylvania, 1960


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