"We pride ourselves on having staff members who are extremely knowledgeable and professional, but also love to encourage our patients."
David Keese, PT
David was born and raised in the Upstate of South Carolina and attended Lander University prior to graduating Physical Therapy School at the Medical University of South Carolina. David first worked at the Hughston Clinic in Columbus, Georgia after graduating from school in order to work directly with some of the international leaders within the field of orthopedic surgery and physical therapy. David entered the profession of physical therapy because of the opportunity to develop relationships with patients as he often sees his patients 2-3 days per week. He uses his practice as a ministry and appreciates when a patient asks for prayer in an area of need!
David is married to Casey and together they have two daughters, Linlee and Emelia. David enjoys church related activities, collegiate sports, outdoor activities and traveling. He and his family are members of New Covenant Church and are thankful for eternal salvation through Jesus Christ!
Jimmy Huff, PT
Jimmy was born and raised in Columbus, GA and began his healthcare career as a physical therapy aide at The Hughtson Sports Medicine Hospital while also attending Columbus State University. Jimmy achieved an Athletic Training Certification at CSU before attending the Medical College of Georgia and graduating with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy. He returned to the Hughtson Sports Medicine Hospital and worked in both acute and outpatient settings and eventually became the director of rehab services. Jimmy moved to Anderson, SC to work with David and co-founded Upstate Physical Therapy in 2004. Jimmy is married to Lisa Kramer Huff and is blessed with daughters Ceil and Nancy. Jimmy enjoys outdoor activities and is active at Central Presbyterian Church.
Morgan Bradford, DPT, ATC
Morgan is a South Carolina native who graduated from Clarke University in Iowa where she completed a 3+3 program receiving her minor in Biology, Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training, and Doctorate in Physical Therapy. While there, Morgan competed on the track team as a pole vaulter becoming an All-American in 2012. Her hobbies include working out, hiking with her dog, coaching track and field, traveling, reading and spending time with family.
Timothy Drew, DPT
Tim Drew is a graduate of Michigan State University and Nova Southeastern University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT). Prior to Tim pursuing either degree, he played professional baseball for twelve years. He was selected in the first round of the Major League Baseball Draft in 1997 by the Cleveland Indians as a Right-handed pitcher. Tim also played with the Montreal Expos, Atlanta Braves and Colorado Rockies.
Tim is very passionate about his patients and loves working at Upstate PT where he is able to utilize his past experiences to help patients recover from their current injuries. Tim along with Upstate PT have added a "Shoulder Strengthening and Rehabilitation Program" to the clinic for overhead athletes.
Tim is an active member of his church and currently serves as a deacon at Concord Baptist Church. He is married to Dr. Tara Drew and they have three beautiful children (Abigal, Madison and Wyatt).
Rob Grumbles, DPT
Rob, an Upstate native, graduated from Clemson University in 2012 with a degree in Health Sciences. He continued his education in Charleston at the Medical University of South Carolina where he earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree, graduating with honors. Rob's treatment philosophy is to treat individuals, not conditions - he believes in a personal approach to helping patient's achieve their goals. The relationships he develops with his patients are a direct reflection of the purpose he feels the Lord has called him to in this lifetime.
Rob's personal interests include playing music, staying physically fit, studying history, playing competitive volleyball, building furniture, and the occasional round of golf.
Rob is married to his beautiful wife, Madeleine, whom he met during his first summer in Charleston. They now reside in Greenville, SC. Together, they enjoy spending time with their families and friends, traveling and exploring new places, hiking, and enjoying the outdoors any chance they get.