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Rusty Tassinari, MPT, ATC

Knee, Shoulder, Foot/Ankle, Sports Medicine


Master of Physical Therapy

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

Certified Athletic Trainer

San Diego State University

Bachelor of Physical Education
University of Massachusetts


Rusty received his Masters in Physical Therapy from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in 1994. He has also been a Certified Athletic Trainer since 1987 and was a student trainer in the sports medicine facility at San Diego State University.


Rusty focuses his time helping the runners in the San Diego Track Club’s Rock N Roll Marathon Training Program. He offers free seminars at their training sessions which focus on injury prevention, stretching, foot evaluations for proper shoe fit, and safe training progressions. Rusty’s expertise is enhanced by his own personal experience with running, completing triathlons, and marathons. Rusty also has extensive experience with shoulder injuries, progressing back to sports, and baseball throwing mechanics.


He enjoys walking the neighborhood with his dog, Sally, growing roses and giving them to others. He is honored to serve as team Manager for Tony's North Count Mavericks team, and is most happy spending time with family.

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