Dennis Ittenbach, PT,MS CLT-LANA, ALM

Date of original LANA certification: 05/01/2007
LANA Certificate Expires: 12/31/2025

60 Main Street., Unit G

Biographical Information

Dennis R. Ittenbach PT,MS CLT-LANA

Island Physical Therapy, Director

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina



Aug/1998-Dec/2000              University ofIndianapolis:  Indianapolis, Indiana

                                                M.S.,Physical Therapist

1994-1995                               University of Indianapolis:  Indianapolis, Indiana

                                                A.S.,Physical Therapist Assistant

1984-1987                               IndianaUniv.-Purdue Univ. of Indianapolis:  Indianapolis, Indiana

                                                B.S.,Business, Marketing

1979-1981                               Ball StateUniversity:  Muncie, Indiana

                                                Business, Marketing

Professional Experience

May/2010-Present                 IslandPhysical Therapy and Sports Medicine – Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Clinic Director, Physical Therapy.  ClinicDirector for private practice clinic. Island Physical Therapy is part of Clemson Sports Medicine andRehabilitation and offers general & specialty physical Therapy servicesincluding general/senior Orthopedics, Oncology, Lymphedema, Vestibular &Wound management programs.

Oct/2006-May/2010               PalmettoTherapy Services – Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Clinic Director, Physical Therapist.  Clinic Directornorth island office of private practice clinic offering general & specialtyphysical therapy services including general/geriatric Orthopedics, Oncology,Lymphedema, & wound care programs.


May/2004-Oct/2006               Facility:Hilton Head Regional Hospital - Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Physical Therapist.  Clinicalposition to hospital’s outpatient CARF accredited multidisciplinaryrehabilitation clinic with adjunctive support to inpatient general acutefacility.  Responsible to providecompetent skill sets reflective in the evaluation and intervention of physicaltherapy services to diverse patient populations and provide these services in awide variety of clinical settings. Additionally, responsible for all physical therapy services related tolymphedema, wound care, and oncology rehabilitation programming. 


2000-May/2004                      Facility:  St. Vincent Hospital- Indianapolis, Indiana

Physical Therapist.  Clinicalposition to hospital network inpatient general acute, long term acute,pediatric rehabilitation hospitals, and outlying outpatient orthopedicclinics.  Responsible to providecompetent skill sets reflective in the evaluation and intervention of physicaltherapy services to diverse patient populations and provide these services in awide variety of practice settings with specialization in Oncology/Hematology patientpopulations.  Additionally, responsiblefor all clinical training, implementation of services, and outcome monitoringto network’s initiative towards development of Comprehensive Oncologyrehabilitation program.


1998-2000                               Facility:  St. VincentHospital - Indianapolis, Indiana

Physical Therapist Assistant.  PRN positionto hospital’s inpatient acute physical therapy unit.  Responsibilities included weekend, holiday,and occasional weekday physical therapy coverage to support Rehabilitationservices.


1995-2000                               Facility:  RehabilitationHospital of Indiana- Indianapolis, Indiana

Physical Therapist Assistant.  Clinicalposition to inpatient acute rehabilitation, and outpatient rehabilitationhospital.  Primarily affiliated withSpinal Cord Injury/Orthopedic/Burn team with extended service to stroke, andlong-term acute care rehabilitative teams. Selected to lead in the development, strategic planning, implementation,and outcomes analysis for hospital wound program.  Selected as member of start-up rehab team fornew venture between RHI and Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Hospital.  Selected as member of a task force for newbusiness ventures, and member/subcommittee chair of a task force for hospitaldocumentation.  Received two letters ofcommendation for outstanding teamwork and leadership service.


Licensureand Faculty Appointment


2009-Present           Adjunct Faculty – Physical TherapistAssistant Program

                                                                                TechnicalCollege of the Low Country

2007                        CertifiedLymphedema Therapist, Lymphology Association of North America, #001048

2004                        Licensed Physical Therapist, South Carolina, #4852

2001                        Licensed Physical Therapist, Indiana, #05007181A

1997 - 1998             Adjunct Faculty - Physical TherapistAssistant Program

                                                                                    University of Indianapolis

1995                        Certified Physical Therapist Assistant,Indiana,#06001742

Associationsand Committees


2008 - Present         IslandRecreation Center of Hilton Head, BoardMember

2004 – Present        HiltonHead Breast Cancer Team, Member

1995 - Present         AmericanPhysical Therapy Association, Member,#201978

1997 - 1998             IndianaSkin Care Consortium, Member

1997 - 1998             RehabilitationHospital of Indiana, Products Committee, Chairman

                                1998                        RehabilitationHospital of Indiana, United Way Campaign, Chairman

                                1997                        American PhysicalTherapy Association,

                                                                AffiliateAssembly Finance Committee, CommitteeAppointee

1996 - 1999             AmericanPhysical Therapy Association, IndianaChapter

Membership Committee, Committee Member

                                LegislativeCommittee, Committee Member


Honorsand Awards


2005                        Hilton Head Regional Hospital

                                ClinicalAssociate of the Month: February

1997                        American Physical Therapy Association

Indiana representative for the National Component LeadershipSeminar and Government Affairs Forum in Washington, D.C.

1997                        American Physical Therapy Association

                                                                NominatedIndiana state Membership Secretary and Affiliate Delegate