Dr. Carol M. Davis is the editor of the book, Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation, Evidence of Efficacy in Therapy, Prevention and Wellness
, published by SLACK, Inc. now in its third edition.
She has also written five editions of the text, Patient Practitioner Interaction / An Experiential Manual for Developing the Art of Patient Care also published by SLACK, Inc. She has practiced physical therapy for over 35 years, beginning her career at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1969. She completed her Doctorate in Humanistic Studies at Boston University in 1982 and has been on the faculty at the University of Miami since that time, except for a two and a half year position at Boston University from 1985-87. Her manual therapy practice with complementary therapies began in 1989 when she initiated her study of myofascial release with John Barnes, PT. She completed her DPT degree with the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. Currently, she is Professor Emerita in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and in private practice as a myofascial release physical therapist.