Gavin Hamer, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, graduated from Otago School of Physiotherapy in Dunedin, New Zealand. In 1991 he was awarded the Diploma of Manipulative Therapy and completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012 from Des Moines University, Osteopathic Medical Center. Dr Hamer is also a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT) Dr Hamer’s clinical experience comes from over 30 years as a clinician and educator in New Zealand, Canada and the United States. His business experience ranges from owning private practices in both New Zealand and Canada and also directing outpatient orthopedic clinics in the USA in addition to owning a continuing education company. Dr Hamer’s role as National Director of Education includes coordinating the educational requirements of the FYZICAL organization. He is also the director of the American Physical Therapy Association’s FYZICAL Orthopedic Residency Program, in addition to teaching the five course orthopedic series allowing the therapist to become a Certified Orthopedic FYZICAL Therapist/ Assistant.
[0:05] Welcome to Franchise Euphoria, the podcast that takes a deep dive into specific topics related to franchising. Franchise Euphoria exists to help individuals who are trying to grow their business through a franchise or franchise-like model.
[0:59] Josh introduces today’s guest, Dr. Gavin Hamer of FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers.
[2:26] Josh welcomes Dr. Hamer to Franchise Euphoria.
[3:17] Dr. Hamer shares about the history of FYZICAL and what led them to franchise their system.
[6:49] In the beginning, part of FYZICAL’s growth strategy was converting existing physical therapy practices into their franchise system.
[9:11] Dr. Hamer shares his background in physical therapy and how he got involved with the FYZICAL brand.
[11:23] In Josh’s opinion, the key to franchising is for franchisors to provide franchisees with long term value, and Dr. Hamer shares what the FYZICAL value proposition is for their franchisees.
[15:55] Dr. Hamer explains what his role as FYZICAL’s National Director of Education entails.
[19:44] Dr. Hamer discusses the requisites for their partner owners and what the requisites for hiring physical therapists are.
[22:11] If you want to learn more about FYZICAL, visit their website listed below.
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