FYZICAL East Naples
FYZICAL East Naples
Gregory O. Jefferson PT, DPT, MTC, CSCS, ATC, FAAOMPT
Dr. Gregory Jefferson is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with certifications in manual physical therapy, athletic training and strength and conditioning. He is a native of Mississippi where he graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor's degree in Human Performance with emphasis in kinesiotherapy and sports medicine in December 2000 and then began working as an athletic trainer and kinesiotherapist shortly after graduation. He practiced sports medicine in Mississippi for two years prior to returning to school in 2003 to pursue his doctorate in physical therapy. He recently earned fellowship status with the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists through the University of St. Augustine's orthopaedic manual therapy fellowship program. Dr. Jefferson lives in Estero, FL with his wife and children and enjoys outdoor activities, international traveling, hiking and martial arts.
Ryan J. Wallace PT, DPT, OCS, MTC
Dr. Wallace is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with a certification in Manual Physical Therapy. Dr. Wallace is a native of Michigan. He graduated Cum Laude from Florida Southern College with a Bachelor's degree in biology and a minor in chemistry in 1997. He then continued his education at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and graduated in 1999 with a Master of Physical Therapy degree and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree with High Honors in 2006. In 2008, Dr. Wallace was recognized as a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Through his dedication to one-on-one quality care and an evidence-based manual therapy approach, Dr. Wallace's patients experience a caring attitude and remarkable outcomes. Dr. Wallace dedicates himself to allowing his patient to work, to play, and to live in the community they enjoy.
Eric E. Douglass PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Eric Douglass is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and is board certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. He has been serving the physical therapy needs of the people of Southwest Florida for over twenty years. Dr. Douglass completed his under graduate work at the University of Florida and graduated Suma Cum Laude from Florida A&M University with a Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy in 1991. In 1998 he joined the Ola Grimsby Institute and began a clinical residency program specializing in Orthopedic Manual Therapy of the spine and extremities. He became a Certified Manual Physical Therapist in 2001 and earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2002. In 2005, Dr. Douglass received his board certification as an orthopedic specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He returned to the Ola Grimsby institute in 2006 and earned fellowship status with the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. He is on the board of directors for Florida Physical Therapists in Private Practice (FLPTPP) a not for profit cooperative in support of PT ownership of PT practice. He is Vice President of the Florida Institute of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (FIOMPT) and teaches post professional education programs for them throughout the state. He has owned and operated his private Physical Therapy clinic, Douglass Orthopedic & Spine Rehabilitation, Inc, with offices in Bonita Springs and Naples, Florida, since 2001. Eric is active in his community as well, serving as a volunteer on the board of directors for The Literacy Council Gulf Coast in Bonita Springs, Florida. He is well respected amongst his colleagues and his patients appreciate his skill and dedication. He is committed to keeping abreast of current research to assure his patients are being provided the latest in scientific & evidence based physical therapy innovations.