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Dr. Luke Bynum is a Physical Therapist and Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist practicing in Oxford, MS and founder/lead instructor for MS Dry Needling Education. Originally from Waynesboro, MS, he attended the University of Mississippi where he obtained a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Exercise Science. He was awarded the Taylor Medal for Academic Excellence and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2007. After graduation, he attended the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2010. He was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Navy Reserve Medical Service Corps in 2012 and completed his initial Dry Needling training program in 2013 and was credentialed as the 12th Physical Therapist in the State of Mississippi to perform Dry Needling.  As a Navy Physical Therapist, LCDR Bynum practices in a direct access setting and has supported Naval Hospitals across the United States and abroad. He resides in Oxford, MS with his wife and two children.

Dr. Erin Gooch is a native of Mississauga, Ontario. She graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and received her Doctorate through the University of St. Augustine Doctor of Physical Therapy program. In December of 2009, she continued her post-professional education and completed her Manual Therapy Certification through the University of St. Augustine. In November 2015, she earned her certification in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment through the Mckenzie Institute. She has had the opportunity to work as a Physical Therapist at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School in Fort Bragg, NC. There, she had the unique opportunity to serve in this environment as a civilian clinician within the Tactical Human Optimizations, Rapid Rehabilitation, and Reconditioning program. Dr. Gooch is certified in Dry Needling and an approved provider of the Graston Technique using Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization. Dr. Gooch specializes in manual orthopedic physical therapy and the Mckenzie Method for evaluation and treatment of conditions of the spine and extremities.

Dr. Ronald Montgomery is a native of Brighton, Tennessee. He graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee in 2002 with a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy. He completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2013 at Arcadia University in Glendale, Pennsylvania. Dr. Montgomery joined the US Navy and was commissioned in August of 2009. He served 3 years as an active duty member. He completed Officer Development School and was assigned to Balboa Naval Hospital San Diego. In April 2010, he was assigned to Naval Special Warfare Logistics Support Unit One (LOGSU-1). He provided Orthopedic and Neurological physical therapy treatment for the West Coast SEAL Teams, EOD, SWICC and support teams. Dr. Montgomery deployed to Afghanistan with SEAL Team 7 in support of the OEF mission from September 2011-January 2012.  Dr. Montgomery joined the Navy Reserves in September 2012. Dr. Montgomery is a Credentialed Dry Needling Provider and an approved provider of the Graston Technique using Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization. He has been employed as a staff physical therapist at Semmes Murphey Brain and Spine Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee.