Meet our Milton crew
Meet our Milton crew!
Phillip Tyre, PT, DPT is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and the Clinical Director at our Milton, MD clinic. Phillip specializes in sports orthopedic therapy, overhead and running biomechanics, post-surgical rehabilitation, pre- and post-operative joint replacement treatment, balance/neurological rehab, vestibular therapy, TMJ, pediatric rehabilitation, manual therapy, work related injuries and auto accident rehabilitation.
Additional patient care is provided by Physical Therapist Assistant, Kathleen Hopkins, and Physical Therapy Technician’s, Michelle Whaley, Andrew Westgate, and Cindi Wolfe. Office Manager, Bonnie Smith is there to greet you with a smile, and take care of all your administrative needs.
Phillip Tyre, PT, DPT, ATC
Phillip Tyre is the clinical director and senior physical therapist of our Milton, DE location. He joined the Tidewater Physical Therapy in 2018. Phillip received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Salisbury University in 2002. In 2006, Phillip received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.
He holds a certification in instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) through Graston Technique LLC and holds special interest in the treatment of multiple conditions ranging from sports orthopedic therapy, overhead and running biomechanics, post-surgical rehabilitation, pre- and post-operative joint replacement treatment, balance/neurological rehab, vestibular therapy, TMJ, pediatric rehabilitation, manual therapy, work related injuries and auto accident rehabilitation. Phillip is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers Association, Maryland Athletic Trainers Association and the National Athletic Trainers Association and stays active in the athletic community teaching annual courses on injury prevention to high school coaching staffs here on Delmarva.
Personally, in his free time, Phillip enjoys spending time with his family; wife Natalie, daughter Annabel, and son Jude. He also enjoys playing golf, baseball and stand up paddle boarding activities.
Richard Read, PT, DSc, ECS
Richard Read provides Electromyography and Nerve Conduction testing in our Dover and Lewes, DE locations. He has been working with Tidewater Physical Therapy since 2005 and has been providing these test procedures in hospitals, private offices and upper extremity hand centers for over 30 years. Rick received his Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education from East Stroudsburg State College, his post graduate Certification in Physical Therapy from the University of Pennsylvania and his Doctor of Science in Clinical Electrophysiology from Rocky Mountain University. He is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Associations. He holds active physical therapy licenses in PA, DE, MD and NJ and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, credentialed as an electrophysiologic clinical specialist. His areas of interest include cervical and lumbar nerve root problems as well as upper extremity nerve compression syndromes. He has special interest and significant experience in the assessment of traumatic brachial plexus injuries, particularly as they might relate to motor vehicle “whiplash” injuries and repetitive motion type injuries in the work place. Personally, Rick is married with two children and one grandchild and he resides in Cherry Hill, NJ.
Our Milton clinic is located on Route 5, or Federal Street, next to the Milton Rail-Trail. It is about 15 minutes from Georgetown, Delaware and 20 minutes from Milford, Delaware. Contact Phillip Tyre, clinical director, for more information.