Russell is a 1989 graduate of Emilio Aguinaldo College of the Philippines. Russell's clinical background is in skilled nursing home rehab, acute care, and outpatient therapies. He has specialized training in the McKenzie approach for spine and extremities, vertigo, and manual treatment of the neck, back, and SI joints. Russell's professional interests include geriatric issues, spine mobilization and treatment, vestibular rehab, and treatment of neurologic conditions. Russell has been a team member at McLeod Rehab since 2005.