Tom Toothaker, DPT
Dr. Tom Toothaker joined the Physical Therapy team at OSC in 2011. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from Christopher Newport University and Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from Old Dominion University, where he was president of his class.
Tom has a special interest in studying and teaching functional movement patterns. He is certified in the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) which he uses frequently in his assessment and treatment of patients. He is a provider of functional dry needling (level 2) through Kintecore. He uses a combination of treatment strategies including Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, Cupping, Dry Needling, joint manipulation, and various hands-on manual techniques. These techniques coupled with corrective exercises are used to assist patients in reaching their maximum functional ability and improve quality of life.
Dr. Toothaker is a former United States Marine with a passion for physical fitness and wellness. He enjoys Power and Olympic lifting. He is a level 1 Crossfit trainer and holds a USA Weightlifting level 1 coaching certification.
Dr. Toothaker lives in Williamsburg, VA, with his wife Stephanie, who is also a physical therapist. He has been an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Virginia Physical Therapy Association since 2008.
To set up an appointment with Tom Toothaker or anyone at our Physical Therapy Center, call (757) 596-1900.
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