Dr. Voight is a clinician, educator, and researcher who is regarded as one of the leading musculoskeletal physical therapists in the world. Throughout his career of over 30 years, he has become an international authority in the rehabilitation of hip pathologies and sports related injuries. Dr. Voight is recognized as a Certified Athletic Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. His clinical work, educational platform and academic pursuits set the foundation of the Nashville Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center Physical Therapy division’s mission for excellence.
An experienced clinician with the hip disorders and with athletic injury, Dr. Voight defines the standards of care for Nashville Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center patients. Outside of NHI, he has served as a Team Physical Therapist in the NFL and NBA. In addition, Dr. Voight has consulted with various teams in MLB, NHL and the MLS. Early in his career he became active within the United States Olympic Committee’s Sports Medicine Division. He has worked at the Olympic Training Center, Olympic Festivals, Pan Am Games, Olympic Games, and has had the opportunity to travel to almost all of the different continents with various Olympic and national teams. Dr. Voight maintains a clinical practice specializing in orthopedic and sports related injuries, particularly with PGA tour players. His role with the advisory board of the Titleist Performance Institute allows him to consult on the prevention, evaluation, and treatment of golf injuries with many golf professionals. His tireless work towards advancing clinical techniques and studying patient outcomes elevates NHIPT’s physical medicine and rehabilitation protocols beyond any known standard.
Dr. Voight is recognized as a clinical educator of the highest caliber. Besides being a clinician at the Nashville Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Dr. Voight is a tenured professor with Belmont University’s School of Physical Therapy in Nashville and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Vanderbilt School of Medicine. He has been awarded the Distinguished Educator Award from the Sports Physical Therapy Section three times, making him the only person to have been presented this award multiple times. In 2010 he was presented with the inaugural SPTS “Lifetime Excellence in Education Award”. Additionally, he has been awarded the Tennessee Educator of the twice. Dr. Voight has lectured extensively at conferences, symposiums, and congresses nationally and internationally, having given over 800 professional presentations on a variety of orthopedic and sports medicine topics. Dr. Voight holds a senior teaching position for the North American Institute of Sports Physical Therapy (www.rehabeducation.com).
Dr. Voight has an extensive academic record as author of over 80 papers and textbook chapters, and having written three textbooks on functional exercise. He is a principle reviewer for the prestigious American Journal of Sports Medicine, and actively resides on the editorial boards of several different journals. He played an instrumental role in the development of the North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy.
Dr. Voight has played a key role in developing clinical functional movement assessment tools for both prevention and evaluation of injury. These assessment systems are recognized internationally as one standard for evaluating movement. As one of the co-founders of the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), his passion for assessing and training the human movement system continues to evolve. He was recently appointed by the APTA Board of Directors to the APTA movement system task force. In this role, Dr. Voight has worked with the task force and APTA to further define the human movement system and develop a framework for promoting and integrating the concept of the human movement system into physical therapy practice, education, and research.
In 1997, he was presented the Sports Physical Therapy Section’s (SPTS) distinguished service award for his dedication to service. In 2008, he was presented the President’s award for his career of service to the SPTS and was also presented the prestigious Ron Peyton award for career achievement. In 2010, Dr. Voight was elected into the SPTS Hall of Fame for a lifetime of excellence in sports physical therapy. His many accomplishments were again validated in 2011 when the American Physical Therapy Association presented Dr. Voight with their highest honor, naming him a Fellow of the APTA. In addition to being active within the field of physical therapy, Dr. Voight is an active member in numerous medical societies (AOSSM, ISHA, ESSKA, ISAKOS) and was one of the founding members of the ICCUS Society.