Larry Benz

Dr. Benz is a co-founder and co-owner of Texas Physical Therapy Specialists.

Dr. Benz is nationally recognized for his expertise in private practice physical therapy and occupational medicine. A frequent lecturer at PT programs, national conferences, and MBA programs throughout the country, he has been on the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Advisory Panel on Practice and The Board of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and is currently a Trustee with the Foundation for Physical Therapy (foundation4pt.org), Physical Therapist Business Alliance (PTBA), and University of Louisville.

He is the recipient of numerous business and physical therapy awards including the Kentucky Physical Therapy’s Outstanding Physical Therapists award and Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the year for his region. In May 2012, Dr. Benz was awarded the prestigious 2012 Robert G. Dicus Award for his outstanding contributions to both the Private Practice Section of the APTA and the APTA. He is the co-developer of physicaltherapist.com and blog.evidenceinmotion.com, the first and largest blog devoted to the principles of EBP in physical therapy.  Dr. Benz’s Foundation is the co-developer of Jacmel Rehabilitation in Haiti which can be found at PThelpforHaiti.org.