Dr. Tom Walters is a board-certified orthopedic physical therapist who specializes in pain education, therapeutic exercise, and manual therapy. He completed a bachelor of science in exercise science at Montana State University and a doctorate in physical therapy at Chapman University. Following his formal PT training, Dr. Walters completed a residency in orthopedic manual physical therapy and a fellowship in advanced lower quarter functional biomechanics.
Dr. Walters has worked in a number of clinical settings including outpatient orthopedics, clinical biomechanics, neurological rehab, and sports medicine as a physio in Cirque du Soleil’s Performance Medicine department.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Walters served as a full-time assistant professor of kinesiology at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California from 2011-2019 and taught a variety of courses including biomechanics, motor behavior, pain science, therapeutic exercise, human physiology, and gerontology.