Dr. Mills partnered with USA Sports Therapy in 2016 and is a board-certified specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS). He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree (DPT) from the University of Miami in 2009 where he graduated with honors. Dr. Mills served as a faculty member of the Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program that specializes in evidence-based treatment of orthopedic injuries, manual therapy, and pain science.
He practiced at the University of Miami from 2009-2014 where he treated a wide variety of sports medicine, orthopedic, and neurological conditions. He managed the UHealth Institute of Advanced Pain Management and then became the Director of Physical Therapy for a large multi-disciplinary medical practice in South Florida. Besides being the head physical therapist, he developed advanced rehab protocols with neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, pain management physicians, and neurologists.
Dr. Mills is specialized in advanced physical therapy and manual therapy techniques, as well as the treatment of chronic pain. Using his experience treating athletes and chronic pain patients, he developed a CEU course, “Pain and the Injured Athlete,” in which he and his colleagues present to Physicians, Chiropractors, Physical Therapists, and Athletic Trainers. Dr. Mills emphasizes the best of individualized and patient-centered care to ensure quality patient outcomes. He is also an APTA-certified clinical instructor and has mentored many students from different physical therapy schools around the country.
Dr. Mills was an avid athlete and his interest in physical therapy and fitness was evident at a young age. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a Titleist Performance Institute Certified physical therapist working to improve biomechanics and injury prevention with high-level golfers. He enjoys an active lifestyle of working out, playing sports, and traveling. His enthusiasm for physical fitness and traveling inspire him to help his patients return back to their desired lifestyle. As a partner, Dr. Mills is responsible for maintaining a high level of care at all of our locations and treats patients at the South Beach location.