Physical Therapy at Bare Hills

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Dave Bender, DPT, FAAOMPTDave Headshot(Fellowship Trained in Manual Therapy)

Dave Bender is one of the founding partners of the Institute of Manipulative Physiotherapy and Clinical Training(IMPACT). Through IMPACT, Dave trains with Jim Meadows and many of the prominent Manual Therapist in North America. Dave teaches advanced clinical reasoning and intervention selection online throughout North America. Physical Therapy at Bare Hills was founded and based off of the high standards of IMPACT. He is a fellow with the American Academy of Manual Physical Therapists and is the Fellowship program director for IMPACT’s Manual Therapy Fellowship Program.

For over 20 years Dave competed in numerous road races and triathlons. His experience ranges from the speed work of short distance racing, Ironman distance and ultra marathons, which provide him with a unique perspective of the needs of all athletes. Working with the tennis and squash professionals inside Bare Hills Racquet and Fitness Club allows us to provide specialized treatment plans for club and recreational players.

Heather Bennett DPT OCSHeather Head Shot

Heather graduated from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She completed her post professional residency in orthopedic physical therapy. She is a certified manual therapist with focus in gentle mobilization and joint manipulation. Her practice also includes trigger point dry needling for myofascial pain syndromes.

Dipal Patel, DPT

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Dipal and his beautiful wife.

Dipal has trained with Jim Meadows and Dave Bender for his entire career. Dipal teaches manual therapy and advanced clinical reasoning in clinical practice to physical therapy students. Working with the tennis professionals and personal trainers at Bare Hills to provide proper treatment plans and strategies for junior athletes, professionals, and club players. Dipal provides kinesiotaping for patients and athletes as well as those interested in learning how to kinesiotape their own injuries.

Myles Cheatham – Exercise Specialist, Physical Myles HeadshotTherapy Technician, Marketing Executive

Myles recently received his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Towson University. He was a member of the Towson University Track Club and participated as a sprinter. His educational background, athletic experience, and his employment at the Falls Road Running Store all provide him with the ability to effectively assist with our Dartfish Running Assessments as well as the effective rehabilitation of patients.


Ryan Schultz- Office Manager, Administrative Associate, Physical Therapy AideRyan Head Shot

Ryan is completing his undergraduate degree in Health Care Management at Towson University. For the past 3 years he’s been executing everything from patient care, to medical billing. He ensures that all patient related concerns and information get documented and resolved in an efficient manner.

Mark Sendldorfer- Office Manager, Administrative Associate, Physical Therapy AideMark Headshot

Mark is currently pursuing his Accounting degree, and has an Associates in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship. Mark manages patient info documentation and communication with our medical billing provider.