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About Dr. Thomas Denis

If you have pain or limitation and live in Greenville-Spartanburg SC, then call the rehab experts at Purposed Physical Therapy, Greenville SC at (864) 881-1712!

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Dr. Thomas Denis, PT, DPT, VR, CCON, Cert. DN, 3D RGA Spec. received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree (DPT) from one of the Top 10 Physical Therapy Universities in the United States, the University of Miami (FL). He graduated from the University of Miami (FL) with academic honors; participated and published numerous research articles; received national, local and university awards; and nationally represented the University of Miami (FL) at many physical therapy conferences.

Since graduating, Dr. Denis has continued to advance his skill set by becoming Vestibular Rehabilitation Certified, Concussion Rehabilitation Certified, and Dry Needling Certified. Dr. Denis maintains his knowledge on a constant basis in order to continue to provide excellent quality of care for his patients. He is highly sought after for his ability to implement Iinnovative manual and therapeutic corrective strategies to achieve patient goals.

An athlete from a young age, Dr. Denis was drawn to the field of physical therapy after having personal experience of going through physical therapy. During his senior year of high school football, he sustained a torn rotator cuff ending the rest of his football season. After 6 weeks of physical therapy, he was able to return to his main sport, wrestling.

Dr. Denis uses his passion for fitness and his experience with Olympic, profession, collegiate, and youth sport athletes to continually bring the newest techniques and knowledge to the clinic.

While Dr. Denis is highly qualified to treat every patient that walks through the doors at Purposed Physical Therapy, he has been deemed a expert in treating spine dysfunctions, and has also uniquely been deemed an specialist in the management and rehabilitation of injuries that affect CrossFittersDancersMixed Martial Artists, & all youth to collegiate sports athletes.



Certifications:
3D Running Gait Analysis Specalist (3D RGA Spec.)
Concussion Certified Specialist (CCON)
Dry Needling Certification (Cert. DN)
Vestibular Certified Specialist (VR)


Professional Memberships:
American Institute of Balance
American Physical Therapy Association
APTA Sports Section
APTA Orthopedic Section
​National Strength and Conditioning Association
​South Carolina APTA Chapter


Few Fun Facts About Dr. Denis:
-As a strong Christian, he puts his faith first in his own life and the running of his business.

-Coming from a military family, he has visited 47 states and 7 countries, but now calls South Carolina home.

-When he is not working, Dr. Denis enjoys hiking, fishing, biking, exercising, mountaineering and other outdoor sports as well as spending time with his friends and family.

-As a former collegiate athlete himself, he understands the demands athletes need to propel their sport success.

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