Paul Thomas

PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

“I enjoy the challenge my patients bring. It is rewarding seeing if we can find something that was missed or a different treatment approach for those that have failed previous therapies.”


University of Kentucky, Bachelors of Science
University of Kentucky, Masters of Science
University of St. Augustine, Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
Fellow of the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (FAAOMPT)
ASTYM® Certified
Certified Dry Needling (Cert DN)
Certified Integrative Dry Needling (CIDN)
Certified Manual Therapy (MTC)
Certified Manual Trigger Point Therapist (CMTPT)
Certified Functional Dry Needling
Certified Orthopedic Manipulative Therapist (COMT)

Paul has a strong commitment to learning and has taken over 100+ continuing education courses covering a wide range of diagnoses and patient populations to enable him to provide the best possible care for his patients. In addition to treating the typical orthopedic and sports medicine injuries, he has additional training and specialization in treating TMJ dysfunction, headaches, vestibular dysfunction (vertigo), and pelvic floor disorders (women’s/men’s health). He has multiple manual and manipulative therapy certifications, dry needling certifications, and provides additional services such as custom orthotics, video gait analysis, ASTYM©, and bike fits. Paul is active in teaching and is a contributing author to chapters in the upcoming new edition of Travell and Simons’ Myofascial Pain Manual. Paul is also a faculty instructor for therapists looking to complete advanced fellowship training in orthopedic manual therapy.

Specialties
Astym Therapy Bike Fitting Chronic Pain General Orthopedics Headaches Manual Therapy Orthotics Pelvic Floor Post-Op Rehab Runner’s Analysis Spine Rehab Jaw/Facial Pain Trigger Point Dry Needling Vestibular
Paul Thomas at the Lakeview Location

Lakeview Physical Therapist

3420 N Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
Telephone: 773-360-7287

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