Research Unpacked: Dr Dustin Willis – Compassionate Care of Elite Athletes (Quantum Performance)

Episode 135: In this Research Unpacked Episode from Inform Performance, Dr Dylan Carmody chats to Dustin Willis PT, DPT. Dustin is an Assistant Professor in the West Coast University Doctor of Physical Therapy program, where his focus is on teaching all the musculoskeletal content and injecting some of the humanities into healthcare through his Sociocultural Aspects of Human Interaction course. When he is not in the classroom, he treats patients with Quantum Performance, a private concierge service provider that focuses on helping professional athletes to perform at the highest level possible.

Topics Discussed

  • Compassion in elite sports medicine
  • Understanding clinical empathy
  • Building rapport
  • Imposter syndrome working with elite athletes

Where you can find Dustin:


VALD Performance, makers of the Nordbord, Forceframe, ForeDecks and HumanTrak. VALD Performance systems are built with the high-performance practitioner in mind, translating traditionally lab-based technologies into engaging, quick, easy-to-use tools for daily testing, monitoring and training.

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Andy is the Host / Co-Founder of Inform Performance and a dual qualified Physiotherapist / Strength & Conditioning Coach. Andy is based in Philadelphia & works for Total Performance who provide a multi-faceted, elite level diagnostic, rehabilitation and performance service. Delivered by a team of world leading specialists to organisations in the NBA, NFL, English Premier League, the LTA and England Rugby.