Keith J. Cronin, DPT, OCS, CSCS
Keith J. Cronin is a physical therapist in St. Louis, Missouri, where he is currently developing sports injury prevention and coaching education community outreach programs.
Keith has a Bachelor's in Exercise Science from Truman State University and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, where the subject of his doctoral thesis was on identifying elbow injury risk among softball pitchers, and his course of study included a physical therapy clinical rotation at Champion Sports in Birmingham, Alabama under the direction of world-renowned orthopedic surgeon, Dr. James Andrews. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and recently obtained his OCS (Orthopedic Certification Specialty).
Over the past three years, Keith has authored more than 60 articles on various sports and health-related websites. A former college baseball player, American Legion baseball coach, and personal trainer, Keith has extensive experience working both to rehabilitate injuries suffered by and improve the performance of young athletes.
In 2008, Keith was awarded the Olin Business Cup by Washington University for medical product innovation for his work on the Medibite Jaw Rehabilitation Systems.
He currently serves as the medical organizer for the annual Missouri Cowbell Half Marathon in St. Charles, Missouri.
Keith is also featured in MomsTEAM's new high school football documentary, "The Smartest Team."
Keith lives in the St. Louis area with his wife and daughter, and can be reached by e-mail at keithjcroninPT@gmail.com.
Updated April 12, 2013