Sports injury recovery programs and physical therapy in Mammoth Lakes


Welcome to Summit Physical Therapy

Welcome to Summit Physical Therapy

Summit Physical Therapy offers the most advanced physical therapy programs to visitors and community members that prides themselves on the many sports they love. Using highly advanced technologies like virtual reality and real time ultrasound our approach is very progressive. Just like no two injuries are the same no two physical therapists are the same. The passion I have for your full recovery, the advanced training and education I have separates the way I approach your recovery needs. As a fellowship trained doctor of physical therapy, a certified strength and conditioning specialist and an orthopedic clinical specialist our goal is centered around your ability to live a healthy lifestyle free from pain or physical limitation. 

Mission Statement

Summit Physical Therapy is committed to the provision of collaborative, patient-centered, evidence based rehabilitation services blending strength and conditioning science with progressive physical therapy research for the local and visiting community of the Eastern Sierra.

Vission Statement

Summit Physical Therapy’s vision is to be the provider of choice for rehabilitation services in the Eastern Sierra by leveraging current physical therapy research and technology for the purpose of creating and achieving patient-centered goals by the formation of a strong therapeutic alliance between the physical therapy provider and the patient, all within a financially conscientious and responsible manner.

Bryan Dennison

Dr. Bryan S. Dennison

Owner, DPT

Dr. Dennison graduated from Mount Saint Mary’s College in Los Angeles in December of 2002, earning a Master’s of Physical Therapy degree. His first physical therapy appointment was at the University of Southern California (USC) as an Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy in 2003. In July of 2004, he passed the examination process for becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). In January of 2006, he began the transition DPT (tDPT) program at Regis University in Denver, CO. In March 2006 Dr. Dennison traded the bright lights of Los Angeles for the serene mountains of Mammoth Lakes, California. He began working in the Physical Therapy Department at Mammoth Hospital. In the summer of 2006, Dr. Dennison completed the APTA requirements to be a credentialed clinical instructor. In December of 2006, he was accepted into Regis University’s Manual Therapy Fellowship program. He obtained recognition as a board-certified orthopedic specialist (OCS) in the summer of 2007. He graduated from Regis University with his transitional Doctorate in December of 2007. In the spring of 2008, Dr. Dennison accepted an appointment as an Affiliate Faculty member in the tDPT program at Regis University. In the summer of 2008, he began teaching in the Evidence In Motion (EIM) Residency/Fellowship program. This included co-developing and teaching a course in the Fellowship program on Pain Sciences in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy. In August of 2009, he completed the Manual Therapy Fellowship requirements at Regis University and is recognized as a Fellow by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT).