Physical Therapy & Massage
T. Andy Smith, DPT, MTC, Cert DNPhysical Therapist, Manager of Physical Therapy Department
Dr. Andy Smith is the manager of the Physical Therapy Department at the University Health Center. His areas of interest include movement/functional-based evaluation and assessment; the role of functional training in injury prevention and wellness; the role of pain neuroscience education in treating persistent pain; the role of postural dysfunction and repetitive tissue microtrauma on chronic/recurrent pain syndromes; spinal, peripheral joint and soft tissue mobilization/manipulation/dry needling; and the role of nutrition, mental health, cardiovascular health, and sleep health on management of overall wellness and integrative health.
Education: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Certification: Manual Therapy (MTC-USA); Dry Needling Certification (Cert DN-Spinal Manipulation Institute); Professional Designation in Functional Movement Systems (FMS Pro); Certified Health Coach (CHC-UNCG)
License: Physical Therapist, State of Georgia