Dr. Brandon Vaughn    




Doctor of Physical Therapy

Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist

Associated Instructional Faculty, University of South Carolina DPT Program

NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Pose Method Certified Running Technique Specialist

Certified in Dry Needling

Certified in Spinal Manipulative Therapy

Dr. Brandon Vaughn is the co-owner of Vertex PT Specialists and is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). A graduate of The Citadel, he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science in 2007 with high honors. He then completed his graduate work at The University of South Carolina where he earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2010. Dr. Vaughn furthered his specialized training by earning certifications in Spinal Manipulation and Dry Needling. He is also an NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), is certified in the Functional Movement Screen (FMS), and most recently underwent training at the Romanov Academy to become a certified running technique specialist.  He was also voted 2015 and 2016’s Best Physical Therapist  by readers of The State Newspaper.

Dr. Vaughn specializes in combining advanced manual therapy skills with dry needling, functional movement, and mobility restoration.  Dr. Vaughn has utilized these techniques while rehabilitating several world-class athletes including NFL players, Olympians, and CrossFit Games athletes at the highest level.

In his spare time, Dr. Vaughn enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter as well as training and competing in Ironman triathlons and Olympic weightlifting.toddlers, plays softball and golf.