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About The Doctors of Physical Therapy

About Dr Tom Padilla


 Dr. Tom Padilla is a physical therapist, strength specialist, author, and founder of the Doctors of Physical Therapy.


 The clinic focuses on injury recovery and sports performance.

About The Doctors of Physical Therapy

About Dr Tom Padilla


 Dr. Tom Padilla is a doctor of physical therapy, strength specialist, author, and founder of The Doctors of Physical Therapy.


 The clinic focuses on injury recovery and sports performance.

Dr. Tom Padilla grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He obtained a BA in Spanish and a BA in Portuguese from the University of New Mexico before going on to USC to study Physical Therapy. He has over 10 years of experience using movement as medicine, starting when he was a personal trainer during his undergraduate. He uses his experience as a personal trainer, a strength and conditioning specialist, and as a physical therapist to formulate treatment plans to optimize movement and restore function before and after injury.

  • Dr. Padilla received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 2014. Two years after graduation he moved from California to Arizona to open The Doctors of Physical Therapy.
  • While attending USC, he was awarded the Order of the Golden Cane and the Order of Areté.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • The author of the book “A Runner’s Guide to Preventing Common Running Injuries.”
  • He is considered a leader in treatment for low back and hip pain.

Dr. Padilla’s passions outside of DPT include travel, languages, and personal development.

Dr. Tom Padilla grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He obtained a BA in Spanish and a BA in Portuguese from the University of New Mexico before going on to USC to study Physical Therapy. He has over 10 years of experience using movement as medicine, starting when he was a personal trainer during his undergraduate. He uses his experience as a personal trainer, a strength and conditioning specialist, and as a physical therapist to formulate treatment plans to optimize movement and restore function before and after injury.

  • Dr. Padilla received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 2014. Two years after graduation he moved from California to Arizona to open The Doctors of Physical Therapy.
  • While attending USC, he was awarded the Order of the Golden Cane and the Order of Areté.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • The author of the book “A Runner’s Guide to Preventing Common Running Injuries.”
  • He is considered a leader in treatment for low back and hip pain.

Dr. Padilla’s passions outside of DPT include travel, languages, and personal development.

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