W. Stephen Dendy - Physical Rehabilitation Group

W. Stephen Dendy
2104 O'Hara Court
Columbia, SC 29204
To attain a position working with patients where my skills in physical therapy gained over more
than twenty years of experience are utilized to the fullest.
 Accurately assess the patient's current status and determine the appropriate treatment
for the day within the plan of care.
 Motivate elderly or recently immobilized patients.
 Accurately document patient treatment and progress.
 Perform extensive patient re-evaluations such as range of motion and functional
Employment History
Lexington Medical Center, Lexington, SC
Physical Therapy Assistant, August 2010 – August 2013
Handled care of all inpatient services to include acute care treatments, gait training,
strengthening and range of motion, body mechanics, exercise instruction, taught joint
replacement class, etc.
Sports Plus, Columbia, SC
Physical Therapy Assistant, May 2008 – June 2010
Handled care of all outpatient services to include orthopedic, surgical and non-surgical, total
joint replacement, sports medicine, return to field sports specific exercises, etc.
Sumter Physical Therapy, Sumter, SC
Physical Therapy Assistant, May 2003 – May 2008
Treated orthopedic patients, total hip and knee, ACLs, ORIF, generalized weakness, balance
issues, stroke, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, plantar fasciitis, etc.
HealthSouth, Columbia, SC
Physical Therapy Assistant, April 1993 – May 2003
Treated orthopedic spine diagnosis patients, CVA, traumatic brain injury, orthopedic shoulder
injuries, taught work hardening and body mechanics classes, performed job site and functional
capacity evaluations, etc.
Ellis Physical Therapy, Columbia, SC
Physical Therapy Assistant, October 19900 – April 1993
Treated general orthopedic conditions.
Trident Technical College, North Charleston, SC
Associate, Science, 1990
Major: Physical Therapy
Professional Affiliations & Certifications
CPR Certification – American Heart Association