About Graeme Keys, PT, Dip MDT
Graeme Keys was born and raised in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. He graduated from the University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Northern Ireland, in Physiotherapy in 1995. After working for 2 years in the UK health system, he immigrated to the USA in 1997. After working for a travelling therapy agency for 3 years and enjoying much of the United States from Florida to New York, Memphis to the Caribbean, he settled in Knoxville, TN in 2000 to work at a Spine Center of Excellence.
Prior to joining Results Physiotherapy, Graeme had been the Director of Physiotherapy at SPINEKnoxville, working with spine surgeons and injection-trained physiatrists in the conservative and post-surgical management of spinal conditions. This became his area of special interest and extensive experience.
Graeme is a Diplomate of the post-graduate residency program of the McKenzie Institute International (Dip MDT). He is also a Certified Orthopaedic Manual Therapist (COMT) through the Maitland post-graduate program and is enrolled to complete certification in the Mulligan approach, both well-respected approaches to physical therapy involving highly skilled joint and soft tissue mobilizations aimed at reducing pain and restoring function.
Graeme currently guest lectures at East Tennessee State University in their Orthopaedic Physical Therapy department, and also lectures to Physical Therapists statewide on post-surgical management of spinal conditions and integration of manual therapy approaches.
He is also a contributing author to a physical therapy assistant orthopaedic textbook, and he has been a regular guest on The Dr. Bob Show, presenting topics such as posture exercises for work and abdominal strengthening exercises.
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