Thomas (TJ) joined One on One Physical Therapy after completing the sports physical therapy residency at the Ohio State University in 2019. In addition to treating patients at the Jameson Crane Sports Medicine Institute, he served as a member of the sports medicine team for club sports and taught students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. While at Ohio State, his research focused on the influence of shoulder range of motion on shoulder and elbow kinetics in baseball pitchers.
TJ is a Georgia native who earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and religious studies from Rhodes College in 2011. During his time at Rhodes, Thomas ran the 800m in track and played middle infield for the baseball team. Before attending graduate school, he helped coach his varsity baseball team at Chamblee High School and assisted the athletic trainers at Agnes Scott College.
TJ received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Duke University in 2017, where he served as the community service chair and leader of the sports special interest group. While at Duke, he worked on research that examined the movement competency of MLB pitchers. He also received the Helen Kaiser Scholarship for his commitment and dedication to education, community service, and patient care.
TJ is dedicated to developing lasting relationships with patients and helping patients reach their goals. He has spent time working with high school, collegiate, and professional athletes in a variety of settings and enjoys working with athletes of all ages. He is a board certified Sports Physical Therapist, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and a Certified Olympic Weightlifting Coach. His clinical interests include treating weightlifters and overhead athletes. In his free time, TJ enjoys lifting weights, playing sports, and cheering on his Georgia Bulldogs.