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We believe we can do more together than we can alone. Our goal is to improve the lives of those we touch by applying current and effective treatment paradigms in a healthy, healing atmosphere, encouraging progress. We look forward to serving you!

Our Team

Luke GentryClinic Director - PT, DPT, OCS

luke.gentry@movementforlife.com

Luke D. Gentry started his university education at Western Oregon University where he studied Business and Biology. From there, he continued his studies at Trinity Western University in British Colombia, Canada to complete a Bachelors degree in Human Kinetics (Kinesiology) in 2004.

At Trinity Western University, he worked as a Sports Therapist for the Men’s Basketball team for three years. Luke then pursued a graduate degree at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California in which he earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2007. Luke went on to complete a post-doctoral residency in orthopedics and became a board certified orthopedic clinic specialist (OCS). He is actively involved with various local schools and the community charities to improve the overall healthcare education and lifestyle. He enjoys all sorts of outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, climbing, jogging, white water rafting and kayaking, in addition to enjoying spending time with his wife Crystal.

Education
Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA 
Doctor of Physical Therapy, December 2007

Trinity Western University, Langley, BC
Canada Bachelor of Human Kinetics (Kinesiology), April 2004

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Matthew WilsonPT, DPT

matthew.wilson@movementforlife.com

Matthew Wilson was born and raised in Western Massachusetts, and then started his university education at the University of Miami, where he studied Exercise Physiology with minors in Sports Medicine and Business Administration. While at school Matthew was a Division I varsity athlete in cross country and track & field.

He ended his career as the 2nd fastest miler in school history and was named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll three times. After college, Matthew worked as a physical therapy aide in an outpatient orthopedic clinic and started a weekly community wellness program at the local high school to promote healthy lifestyles. He also coached the high school cross country and track & field teams, and received his United States Track and Field Coaching Certificate.

Matthew pursued his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, CA. During his time at school he was a class representative in the Student Physical Therapy Associate and worked as a teacher's assistant. He also completed his Manual Therapy Certification course work and looks forward to completing his certification. He graduated in December 2015 with High Honors.

After graduation Matthew moved to the Coachella Valley to begin his career at Avid Physical Therapy. He is planning to start the Orthopedic Residency program in July 2016 to hone his skills while becoming an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. He enjoys working within an active community and helping patients regain functionality to return to their hobbies and jobs without pain. He also has experience consulting with NFL players.

Outside of work, Matthew enjoys running, playing football and basketball, and looks forward to getting more involved with the Coachella Valley community. He hopes to become involved with youth/high school track & field and help promote community wellness.

Education
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences: San Marcos, CA 
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, December 2015 

University of Miami: Coral Gables, FL 
B.S.Ed. Exercise Physiology Minors: Business Administration and Sports Medicine May 2012 

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Kelly DavisPT, DPT, ATC, COMT, CSCS

kelly.davis@movementforlife.com

Kelly was born and raised outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she was an avid tennis player and developed her passion for physical therapy. Kelly went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in athletic training in 2011 and a doctorate in physical therapy in 2013 from Ithaca College in New York. In addition to being a physical therapist, Kelly is a certified athletic trainer, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, and a certified manual therapist. Kelly has spent the last eight years of her career in Tampa, Florida. During her time here, she worked as a physical therapist with professional tennis athletes for the Women’s Tennis Association, traveling all over the world with the tour. Looking for a new adventure (and some mountains!), Kelly is excited to be part of the Movement for Life Physical Therapy team. Kelly specializes in concussion and vestibular management, orthotic fitting, and all orthopedic injuries. Outside of her professional role, Kelly enjoys playing tennis and pickle ball, hiking, and traveling the world.

Education

Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2013

 

Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

Bachelor of Science Athletic Training, 2011

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