Dr. Tim Cummings is a strength coach, physical therapist, writer, speaker, and, along with his wife, Jess, the founder of Restore/Thrive.
Tim splits his time between helping athletes, parents, and coaches fix acute and long-standing orthopedic injuries and programming post-rehab training programs for individuals looking to get back to their active lifestyles after an injury. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2004, and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Southwest Baptist University in 2010. He was certified as a Titleist Performance Institute Certified Trainer in 2011. He was certified as an IMPACT Concussion Management Provider in 2012 he was the first physical therapist in Kansas City to earn recognition as a MovNat certified trainer in 2014. He was the first physical therapist in Kansas City designated as a MobilityWOD Certified Practitioner in 2015. He became a Power Athlete Block One Coach in 2020.
Before starting his own physical therapy and performance practice, Tim practiced with the renowned Elite Physical Therapy and Integrative Medicine, recognized in the Kansas City metro as an innovative physical therapy practice. In his current practice, Tim continues to practice performance-based orthopedic physical therapy, with a focus on return to work and return to play training.
Tim’s clients include recreational, high school, collegiate, and professional athletes, Post-Concussion Syndrome patients, CrossFit athletes, Powerlifters, obstacle course racers, and law enforcement, first responder, and military personnel.
Tim’s background as an athlete includes a history of competitive baseball, basketball, cross-country running, and performance weightlifting. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Jess and their three children, Aiden, Evelyn, and Connor, weightlifting, golfing, obstacle course racing, competitive eating, and wrestling with his kids.