Dr. Alex Gehle earned his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science graduating Cum Laude in 2011, where he then went on to The University of Dayton to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2014. Shortly after starting working in outpatient orthopedics in the Reid Health network, until moving to Indianapolis, Indiana in 2016 working as an outpatient physical therapist and clinic coordinator. While in Indianapolis Alex had the opportunity work with athletes of all levels including 2016 Rio Olympic team qualifiers, NBA/NFL athletes, high level gymnastics, and multiple IndyCar drivers and pit crews. In 2018 he completed his orthopedic residency though Evidence in Motion and became a board-certified orthopedic specialist (OCS). Alex has a passion for the application of strength and conditioning principles in physical therapy practice, becoming a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) in 2015 and a certified level 1 United States Olympic Weightlifting Coach (USAW) in 2019.
Alex is active in the academic community as well teaching classes both at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis and the University of Dayton. While studying at the University of Dayton, Alex had the opportunity to present at combined sections meeting in 2014 presenting The Utility of the Functional Movement Screen and Y Balance Test in National Basketball Association Players with his colleagues.
Dr. Gehle takes pride in providing high-level, evidence-based patient care with a passion in sports medicine working to increase availability, performance, and improve recovery of both elite and amateur athletes and active clients alike.
When not in the clinic Alex is an avid hiker and enjoys lifting weights, playing video games, and talking all things Cincinnati reds baseball.