Holly Silvers, Director of Research


Holly J. Silvers is a board certified Physical Therapist specializing in sports orthopaedic rehabilitation in Santa Monica, CA. She is a graduate of Western University of Health Sciences with a Masters Degree of Physical Therapy and of Rutgers University (BS: Biological Sciences and Communications).  She is a current member of United States Soccer Federations Men’s and Women’s National Medical Team, a member of FIFA’s F-Marc Medical Research Committee, and a member of the International Cartilage Research Society’s Rehabilitation Committee.   In addition, she is the director of rehabilitation for Major League Soccer’s Chivas USA,  the Los Angeles Galaxy, the Women’s Professional Soccer’s LA Sol and the Amgen Tour of California pro-tour cycling race. 

Currently, she is the director of research at the Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Research Foundation with a primary focus on ACL Prevention, articular cartilage injury prevention and rehabilitation, sports hernia prevention and head injury prevention in athletes.  Ms. Silvers also presides on the editorial board of the British Journal of Sports Medicine and has published several peer reviewed articles on the prevention of ACL injury, ACL epidemiology, sports hernia and patellofemoral