Steven Spinks, PT, DPT

 

Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist
Certified in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy through the Maitland-Australian Physiotherapy Seminars
Certified in Vestibular Rehabilitation and Concussion Rehabilitation through the American Institute of Balance
Fellow, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists

 

Dr. Steven E. Spinks currently serves as Instructor with Upstream Rehabilitation Institute teaching the musculoskeletal management, dry needling, and vestibular rehabilitation courses.  He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Following graduation, he underwent advanced manual therapy training through the Maitland-Australian Physiotherapy Seminars and received his Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT). He has also undergone certification in dry needling through the Integrative Dry Needling Institute and BenchMark Rehab Institute. He graduated from orthopedic residency through BenchMark Rehab Institute and became board certified as an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). Dr. Spinks also completed his fellowship training through BenchMark Rehab Institute and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. He is currently adjunct faculty with Emory & Henry College of Physical Therapy as course director for their 2nd and 3rd year musculoskeletal courses. Dr. Spinks has taught at both local and international courses for vestibular rehabilitation with the American Institute of Balance where he currently serves as educational faculty and Director of Rehabilitation.

 

Dr. Steven Spinks teaches the following courses for URI: