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Dr. Brad Defenbaugh

PT, DPT, SCS, TPI-M3, TPI-J2, TPI-F2, Vice President of Innovation

No matter what the goal is, there is always a plan to reach it. It is rewarding to help people reach their goals.

Brad Defenbaugh was born in a southwest suburb of Chicago, having moved to the Pacific Northwest to take advantage of the year-round outdoor activities that the area has to offer. Through his experiences playing volleyball and golf throughout high school and college, Brad has learned firsthand to appreciate physical therapy.

Brad is a board-certified clinical specialist in sports physical therapy and a lifelong golfer. He has progressed through the Titleist Performance Institute's certification program to complete the most advanced level of coursework in its medical framework. He has worked with all types of golfers, from juniors to professionals and beyond.

Currently, Brad serves as the vice president of innovation at IRG Physical & Hand Therapy.


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (St. Ambrose University)
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science (St. Ambrose University)

Specialized Training

  • Board-certified clinical specialist in sports physical therapy
  • TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) certified expert: Medical 3 Certification, Junior 2 Certification, Fitness 2 Certification