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Meet our team

Meet our team

Robert Reimer, PT, DPT, OCS, TPI

Orthopaedic Residency Director

Instructor (Spine, Leadership Topics)
Mentor (Orthopaedic Residency)

Undergraduate: University of Florida
Professional: University of Delaware
Residency: Proaxis Physical Therapy Residency Program
Professional Interests: Cervical and lumbar spine treatment, developing functional movement patterns and how these relate to efficient golf swing and leadership development
Hobbies: Passion for sports specifically golf and college football. Part of the Gator Nation.


Thomas Burns, PT, DPT, OCS

Sports Residency Director

Instructor (Foot and Ankle)
Mentor (Sports Residency)

Undergraduate: University of Georgia
Professional: Western Carolina (Masters), University of Montana (Doctorate)
Professional Interests: Working with runners and running gait analysis, foot and ankle rehabilitation, knee and shoulder rehabilitation in the athletic population, mentoring students and new PT’s  
Hobbies: Anything outside with my wife and 2 boys ages 3 and 6, mountain biking and fly fishing


Jason Davenport, PT, DPT, OCS

Site Coordinator of Clinical Education

Instructor (Spine, Shoulder, Elbow)
Mentor (Orthopaedic Residency)

Undergraduate: King College
Professional: Duke University
Residency: Proaxis Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program
Professional Interests: Orthopaedics, upper quarter/shoulder, education and professional development
Hobbies: Family activities, church involvement, music and outdoor activities


Jeffrey Pothoven, PT, DPT, SCS

Staff Physical Therapist

Instructor (Knee, Shoulder, Elbow and Return to Play)
Mentor (Sports Residency)

Undergraduate: University of North Carolina
Professional: Duke University
Professional Interests: Management of the throwing athlete


Cortney Hutmacher, PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. DN, Cert. SMT

Staff Physical Therapist

Instructor (Lumbopelvic and Hip)
Mentor (Orthopaedic Residency)

Undergraduate: University of Colorado, Boulder
Professional: University of Colorado, Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
Residency: Independent, Self-studied
Professional Interests: Spinal manipulation, post-operative recovery, mentoring students as well as new therapists
Hobbies: Working out, hiking, music, coffee


Elizabeth Evans, PT, DPT, OCS

Staff Physical Therapist

Instructor (Pain Science, Knee, Foot/Ankle and Leadership Topics)

Undergraduate: University of Buffalo
Professional: University of Buffalo
Residency: Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Professional Interests: Running-related injuries, lower extremity
Hobbies: Running, camping with my husband and our fur babies, hiking, kayaking, craft beer brewing and tasting

Assistant Faculty

Assistant Faculty

  • Will Christman, MS, ATC
  • Gary Hazelwood, M.Ed, CSCS
  • Katlyn Ledbetter, MS, ATC
  • John Lucas, MD
  • Matt Lyden, MS, ATC
  • Michael Maeder, OTR, L, CHT
  • J.D. McDermott, MD
  • Christopher Scribner, CSCS
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