Charles Wayne Nichols, CSCS, DPT, OCS, PT

Charles Nichols,

Assistant Professor - Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Program
Research interests:Manual therapy

Dr. Charles Nichols is an Assistant Professor for the Department of Physical Therapy and is based at the UNT Health Patient Care Center. He also assists in teaching in the musculoskeletal portion of the Physical Therapy program. His primary interest is in the evaluation and treatment of orthopedic physical therapy patients with a special interest in manual therapy and dry needling.

Dr. Nichols is a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist by the APTA and has completed his manual therapy certification through the Evidence in Motion Manual Therapy Program. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He has completed training as a Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and is also certified in the Functional Movement Screen and Selective Functional Movement Assessment screens.

Dr. Nichols believes in patient care that is tailored to each individual with an evidence-based approach. Treatment should be patient-centered and related to function in order to achieve successful patient outcomes.

Academic:Doctor of Physical Therapy, EIM Institute of Health Professions

Master of Education, Kinesiology, University of Texas at Tyler

Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy, Texas Tech University

Honors:Member, American Physical Therapy Association

Member, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists