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John Putnam, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, Dip. Osteopractic

Doctor of Physical Therapy

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John Putnam, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, Dip. Osteopractic

Doctor of Physical Therapy


Dr. John Putnam, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, Cert. DN, Cert. SMT, Dip. Osteopractic is the founder, owner, and CEO of Back to You Rehab PLLC, located in Canton, Royal Oak, and Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan. As a two-time recipient of the Osteopractic Diploma, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, and recipient of the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy (AAMT) National Clinic of the Year award, Dr. Putnam is one of the most sought-after dry-needling experts in Southeast Michigan, performing over 7,000 procedures. 

Dr. Putnam graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan with a BGS degree in 2007. He later earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 2011.

As a fellowship-trained manual therapist, Dr. Putnam has specialized training in differential diagnosis, diagnostic imaging interpretation, extremity manipulation, spinal manipulation, cupping, dry needling, body tempering, instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, and sacroiliac, spine, and hip pain.

When he isn’t treating patients at Back To You Osteopractic Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Dr. Putnam is a consultant for SI-bone, a member of Entrepeneur's Organization - Detroit, National Eagle Scout Association, and a clinical instructor for Wayne State University and Washtenaw Community College.

Dr. Putnam enjoys making the most out of life in his spare time. He likes to indulge in live music, culinary and visual arts, travel, skiing, exercise, and enjoys spending time with family and friends.