Our Rehabilitation and Therapy Staff

The staff at Columbia Rehabilitation Clinic, Inc. and Blythewood Physical Therapy Clinic consists of licensed Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, and a Certified Hand Therapist, only one of 5 in the state of South Carolina, a therapist certified and trained in Primal Reflex Release Technique (PRRT), one of only 3 in the state of South Carolina, and three therapists certified in “dry needling”. Our therapists average over 25 years’ experience in treating patients with various disabilities and injuries. They continually upgrade their knowledge through professional continuing education programs. This allows our staff to stay abreast of the most modern and up-to-date treatment techniques to provide the best possible rehabilitation for our patients.

Director


Bruce D. Filler, M. Ed, P.T.
Bruce is the Owner and Director of the Columbia Rehabilitation Clinic, Inc. He graduated in 1968 with a BS degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Connecticut and received his Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Administration from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts in 1972. He is the past President of the S.C. Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association and opened CRC in 1977, which was the first private out patient physical therapy clinic in the city of Columbia.

Supervisors


Lisa Bright, P.T.
N.E. Columbia
Lisa is the supervisor of our 115 Blarney Drive Clinic located in North East Columbia, SC. She is a certified athletic trainer (ATC), orthopedic certified specialist (OCS), strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), certified in the “dry needling” technique and is McKenzie certified (MDT). The McKenzie method is a comprehensive approach to treating the spine. Lisa's vast experience includes having been the trainer for the Charlotte women's professional basketball team. Please call 803-736-4845 if you have any questions for Lisa or would like to schedule an appointment.
Tracy Hill, P.T.
Columbia
Tracy is the supervisor of our 2362 Two Notch Road Clinic located in downtown Columbia, SC. She specializes in Impairment Ratings and Functional Capacity Evaluations. Please call 803-799-7007 if you have any questions for Tracy or would like to schedule an appointment.
Laura Johnson, P.T.
Irmo
Laura is the supervisor of our 1 Wellness Blvd. Clinic located in Irmo, SC. She is experienced in all facets of physical rehabilitation including orthopaedics and neuro rehab. Please call 803-749-0808 if you have any questions for Laura or would like to schedule an appointment.
Ken Acker, P.T.
West Columbia
Ken is the supervisor of our 1177 Sunset Blvd. Clinic located in West Columbia, SC. He is experienced in all facets of physical rehabilitation including orthopaedics and neuro rehab. Please call 803-794-3440 if you have any questions for Ken or would like to schedule an appointment.
Jim Herman, MS, P.T., CIMT
Blythewood

Jim is the supervisor of Blythewood Physical Therapy located at 428 McNulty Road, Suite 3 in Blythewood, SC. Jim is a certified Integrated Manual Therapist and is an instructor with “Great Lakes Seminars” for the Treatment of the Lumbar Complex course. He specializes in manual therapy and is certified in the “dry needling” technique. Please call 803-728-0421 if you have any questions for Jim or would like to schedule an appointment.

Meet Our Team!

  • Northeast Clinic
  • Irmo Clinic
  • West Columbia Clinic
  • Blythewood Clinic
  • Two Notch Clinic