Dr. Pat Casey

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS)

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

Pat currently serves as a physical therapist at Vertex PT Specialists in Columbia, SC and in the United States Army Reserves. He was commissioned as an officer upon graduation from Wake  Forest University in 2006 and immediately went to the US Army - Baylor University physical therapy program, graduating in 2010. His work experience within the military has been quite diverse, to include being the sole PT in a brigade combat team to managing and supervising larger clinics. He left active duty after 12 years of service in 2019.

Pat has been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) since 2009 and obtained his CrossFit-Level 1 trainer certification in 2011. He successfully challenged and earned his Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) board certification in 2014. Other trainings and certifications include trigger point dry needling (TDN), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), CrossFit Mobility, and Army Master Fitness Trainer. 

Outside of work, Pat tries to spend as much time as he can with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys working out and maintaining an overall active lifestyle. 

Dr. Jeremy Fletcher, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Contributing Author

Jeremy is currently an assistant professor for University of South Alabama’s Department of Physical Therapy. He graduated from University of Louisiana Monroe in 2002 and completed his physical therapy degree from South Alabama in 2010. He has extensive experience in the military as both a physical therapy assistant and a physical therapist. While on active duty Jeremy spent time as a staff therapist, brigade therapist, and clinic chief of a large outpatient clinic. He still serves in the Army reserves.

Jeremy is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS), and holds a certification in trigger point dry needling (TDN). He completed the CrossFit-Level 1 trainer course in 2011. His academic and research accomplishments include published research articles and presentations at both local and national levels. He is passionate about and serves with organizations promoting veteran resources and autism awareness.

Jeremy is married with three children and loves being active with his family.