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Ben Hilinski attended Husson College in Bangor, Maine where he earned a bachelor's degree in health sciences and continued on to attain a master's degree in the science of physical therapy. He moved to Asheville upon graduation and began working with the University of North Carolina- Asheville as a physical therapist with their Fall sports programs. Working in orthopedics and sports medicine the majority of his career, he has been with Blue Ridge Physical Therapy since 2001. Still active in area athletics, he enjoys a variety of sports including soccer, mountain biking, skiing and canoeing.


  • Bachelors of Health Sciences, Husson College, Bangor, Maine, May 1998
  • Masters of Physical Therapy, Husson College, Bangor, Maine, May 2000

Clinical Experiences

  • Student Physical Therapist: North Collier Regional Hospital, Naples, Florida, 1998
  • Student Physical Therapist: HealthSouth Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1999
  • Student Physical Therapist: Sports and Orthopedic Rehab Services, Palm Harbor, Florida, 2000
  • Staff Physical Therapist: University of North Carolina- Asheville, Asheville, North Carolina, 2000
  • Staff Physical Therapist: Margaret H. Pardee Hospital, Hendersonville, North Carolina, 2000-2001
  • Staff Physical Therapist: Blue Ridge Physical Therapy, Asheville, North Carolina, 2001- present