Bloom Physical Medicine
About Bloom Physical Medicine
At Bloom Physical Medicine, the health and well-being of our patients is our top priority. We understand that each patient is unique, and therefore we offer personalized care that is tailored to meet their specific needs. Our team of medical providers is made up of highly experienced and compassionate specialists who are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care possible.
Our medical providers are committed to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in medical technology and techniques, in order to provide our patients with the most effective treatments available. We believe that a complete recovery requires a holistic approach, and therefore we offer a variety of treatment options that focus not only on the physical symptoms but also on the emotional and mental well-being of our patients.
At Bloom Physical Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing a comfortable and welcoming environment for our patients. We understand that seeking medical treatment can be stressful, which is why we strive to make the process as easy and stress-free as possible. We are committed to building long-lasting relationships with our patients, and we believe that this relationship is the foundation of providing high-quality care.
Whether you are dealing with chronic pain, recovering from an injury, or simply looking to improve your overall health and well-being, our team of medical providers is here to help. We look forward to working with you and helping you achieve complete recovery.
Meet Our Team of Providers
Dr. Tomilyn Thornberry, DC, M.Ed.
Dr. Thornberry, an Ohio native, received her BS in Biology from Xavier University in Cincinnati, where she also competed in NCAA Division I Cross Country and Track. She then received her Masters in Education from the University of Notre Dame and her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Palmer College of Chiropractic- West in San Jose, CA. She and her husband, Dr. Prusso, along with their three children, moved to Greenville from California in 2021.
She owned and operated her own private sports chiropractic practice in Pleasanton, CA from 2015-2021. She specializes in treating endurance and youth athletes, as well as those in the pregnancy/postpartum and menopausal population.
She is certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment, Rocktaping and Applied Kinesiology (100-hour course). She is additionally trained in Instrumented Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), myofascial release, cupping, and McKenzie technique. She uses a Diversified style of adjusting the spine and extremities.
Dr. Thornberry, a USATF certified coach, has coached track and cross country at multiple high schools in California and is currently an assistant coach for boys and girls cross country at St. Joesph’s in Greenville as well as a volunteer coach for the Upstate Youth Running Club.
In addition to patient care, Dr. Thornberry provides educational instruction for female athletes and conducts speaking engagements on the topic of Relative Energy Deficiency Syndrome (RED-s) and privately coaches several sub-elite marathoners, including a 2024 US Olympic Marathon Trials qualifier.
Dr. Thornberry has worked with athletes of all levels from professional to high school to weekend warriors. She has treated at numerous events including the USA Track & Field Olympic Trials, USATF Outdoor Track & Field Championships, World Indoor Track and Field Championships and at the headquarters for first responders during the 2018 California wildfires. She also completed a 6-month clinical rotation at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Martinez, CA, helping military men and women recover from injury and manage pain.
A lifelong chiropractic patient and athlete, Dr. Thornberry understands and values addressing areas of dysfunctional movement to help the body heal itself and prevent or overcome injuries that keep us from feeling and performing our best. As a chiropractor and a coach, Dr. Thornberry believes in listening to and educating her patients and athletes in a way that promotes lasting lifestyle changes that resonate for each individual. She loves sharing her passion, enthusiasm, and clinical mindset by empowering others to proactively become stronger and healthier so that they can pursue their goals with fewer injuries and more joy!
In addition to running, Dr. Thornberry enjoys tending garden and chickens with her husband, singing showtunes with her kids, * and cheering on Notre Dame football & Xavier basketball.
Dr. Kyle Prusso, DC
Dr. Kyle Prusso is the Clinic Director at Bloom Physical Medicine. He is an established and highly skilled chiropractic clinician, administrator, and clinical educator. Dr. Prusso graduated from Life Chiropractic College in Hayward, California and is certified in both chiropractic sports, as well as golf fitness. He has over 15 years of experience as multidisciplinary staff in the NFL as the Team Chiropractor for the Oakland Raiders and a decade of experience in clinical education at Palmer College of Chiropractic-West. Additionally, he served as the President of the Professional Football Chiropractic Society (PFCS) and has been recognized internationally for his public speaking engagements.
Dr. Prusso relocated to Greenville’s growing city from Northern California with his family. He is conversant in 3 languages and enjoys trivia. They enjoy cycling, road trips, Disney sing-a-longs, and baking together.
Dr. Prusso is a member of the Professional Football Chiropractic Society and the American Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Victoria Tate, MD
Dr. Victoria Tate is the Medical Director at Bloom Physical Medical. She was born and raised in Southern California and completed her undergraduate education at Yale University. After two years conducting biomedical research at the National Institutes of Health in the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, she returned to New Haven for medical school and graduated from Yale School of Medicine.
Dr. Tate came to know and love Greenville after relocating here for residency education in orthopedic surgery. After making the tough decision to leave life as a surgeon, she worked in home hospice and palliative care, traveling around the Upstate.
“During my time in surgery, I experienced several patients who were addicted to pain medication after their injuries or surgery. When I was practicing in end-of-life care, many times, there were few other options for symptom relief other than opiate prescriptions. The integrated model is so great because we can help patients achieve their goals while being drug and surgery free.”
Dr.Tate has been published in several peer-reviewed scientific journals for her research in orthopedics. She is a member of the American Medical Association and she is certified in Advanced Musculoskeletal Injections.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can you explain the benefits of IV nutrition?
Intravenous (IV) nutrition is a method of delivering essential vitamins, minerals, and amino acids directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the digestive system. This allows for maximum absorption and immediate availability of these vital nutrients. IV nutrition can help boost energy levels, support the immune system, optimize athletic performance, and promote overall wellness.
How does chiropractic care fit into your holistic wellness approach?
Chiropractic care focuses on the relationship between the spine and the nervous system, addressing misalignments that can cause pain and dysfunction throughout the body. Our chiropractors use gentle, controlled adjustments to realign the spine, improving nerve function and promoting overall health. Chiropractic care can be an effective treatment for various conditions, including back pain, neck pain, headaches, and more.
What can I expect from your exercise rehabilitation services?
Exercise rehabilitation aims to restore strength, flexibility, and function to injured muscles, joints, and other soft tissues. Our skilled therapists assess your specific needs and create a customized exercise program to address any imbalances, weaknesses, or movement limitations. Exercise rehabilitation can help accelerate recovery, reduce the risk of re-injury, and improve overall physical performance.
Who can benefit from the services offered at Bloom Physical Medicine?
Our holistic approach to wellness is suitable for individuals of all ages and levels of physical activity. Whether you are dealing with chronic pain, recovering from an injury, or looking to optimize your overall health, our services can provide the support and resources you need to achieve your wellness goals.
How does shockwave therapy work, and what conditions can it treat?
Shockwave therapy is a cutting-edge, non-invasive treatment that uses acoustic sound waves to stimulate the body's natural healing processes. These sound waves penetrate deep into tissues, promoting blood flow, reducing inflammation, and accelerating the repair of damaged cells. Shockwave therapy is effective in treating various conditions, including chronic pain, sports injuries, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, and more.
What is trigger point therapy, and how can it benefit me?
Trigger point therapy is a manual therapy technique that targets specific areas of muscle tightness or "knots" called trigger points. These trigger points can cause discomfort, pain, or even refer pain to other areas of the body. Our skilled therapists apply direct pressure to these points, releasing tension and improving blood flow. Trigger point therapy can help alleviate pain, increase range of motion, and improve overall muscle function.
What should I expect during my first visit?
Your first visit at Bloom Physical Medicine will consist of a comprehensive evaluation, during which our specialist will review your medical history and discuss your symptoms, limitations, and goals for therapy. The specialist will then perform a thorough physical examination to assess your strength, flexibility, range of motion, posture, and functional abilities. Based on the findings, the specialist will develop a customized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs and goals.
How do I schedule an appointment?
To schedule an appointment at Bloom Physical Medicine, you can either call our office directly or submit an appointment request through our website. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you in finding a convenient appointment time that works with your schedule.