We are pleased to welcome Bobby Bemis, PT, DPT, COMT, DIP.MT, FAAOMPT, as the newest member of the Rebound crew! Bobby is the Lead Physical Therapist at our East Bend clinic.
Raised in Denver, Colorado, he frequently traveled internationally as his father was a Chief Master Sergeant in the Air Force; Bobby was one of five children all born in different countries. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography from the University of Colorado Boulder and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Regis University in Denver.
Bobby has achieved multiple professional credentials related to manual therapy, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT). Bobby is also a Certified Vestibular Specialist through Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia). In addition to general orthopedics and manual therapy, his treatment specialties include spine, vestibular, and tempo-mandibular disorders. As part of his clinical experience in PT school, Bobby spent several weeks in Ethiopia treating a variety of orthopedic conditions.
Outside of work, Bobby enjoys cooking, reading, open water swimming, mountain biking, yoga, traveling and spending time with his Portuguese water dog, Melvin.
We asked Bobby a few questions to get to know him better!
What is your favorite genre of book or movie?
Non-fiction and documentaries.
If you could win an Olympic medal for any sport, real or fake, what would it be?
How do you wind down after work?
A trip to the dog park or a reading a good book.
What is one thing on your bucket list?
I would love to go to culinary school, for fun.
What food do you wish had zero calories?
Chocolate chip cookies!