Optim Health System is proud to announce that Dr. Judson “Jud” Williams recently completed fellowship training and earned the prestigious FAAOMPT credential, signifying that he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. Dr. Williams is the Director of Physical Therapy for Optim Therapy.
A physical therapist with the FAAOMPT credential has demonstrated advanced clinical, analytical and hands-on skills in the treatment of musculoskeletal orthopedic disorders and is internationally recognized for their competence and expertise in the practice of manual physical therapy.
AAOMPT is a professional organization of physical therapists whose mission is to serve its members by promoting excellence in orthopedic manual physical therapy practice, education, research, and to collaborate with national and international associations.
Dr. Williams earned his B.S. and M.S. in Kinesiology from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA. He then received a Masters of Physical Therapy from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA, (2001) and Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences with an orthopedic manual therapy focus.
Jud has been an Orthopedic Certified Specialist for over 12 years, is certified in Dry Needling (2014) and Spinal Manipulation (2012). In 2018, he received his Diploma in Osteopractic training.