Meet Gordon R. Estlack DPT

Dr. Gordon Estlack is a Physical Therapist and a board-certified clinical specialist in Orthopaedics and Geriatrics. He also is certified by the McKenzie Institute USA in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment for conditions of the spine. He is originally from Southington, OH. After receiving his associate and bachelors degrees from Kent State University, he received his master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Findlay and his doctorate in Physical Therapy through A.T. Still University. He completed clinical rotations with Health South in Cleveland, OH, the Cleveland Clinic, St. Rita’s Hospital in Lima, OH, and Pro-Medica at Spring Meadows, OH. He is an adjunct professor of Physical Therapy at the University of Findlay.

He treats various spinal disorders and sports injuries as well as common conditions of the upper and lower extremities. He has extensive post-operative rehabilitation experience and uses manual techniques, exercise, modalities and dry needling in his practice. He strives to maintain a caring relationship with his patients to provide individualized optimal care.

He enjoys spending time with his wife, Mary, on their hobby farm, weight training, biking, and spending time with their family. Together they are active in the local church community and pro-life movement.

Education & Experience

Associate Degree

Physical Therapy Assistant Technology
Kent State University
Ashtabula, Ohio


Bachelor of Science in Integrated Health Studies
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio


Master of Physical Therapy
University of Findlay
Findlay, Ohio

Doctor of Physical Therapy
A.T. Still University
Mesa, Arizona


Board-certified clinical specialist in Orthopaedics
American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties

Board-certified clinical specialist in Geriatrics
American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties

Certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy
McKenzie Institute USA


Health South
Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Kent State University DeWeese Health Center
Kent, Ohio

St. Rita’s Hospital
Lima, Ohio

Spring Meadows, Ohio


American Physical Therapy Association

Ohio Physical Therapy Association
Geriatric Special Section
Orthopaedic Special Section
Sports Special Section

McKenzie Institute USA


Conditions of the spine

Sports injuries

Post-operative rehabilitation

Integrative dry needling


Findlay Office

1501 Bright Rd
Findlay, OH 45840


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