Owner & Founder; PT, MPT, Board Certified Orthopedic and Sports Specialist
Luke and Emily are the owners and founders of Trinity Wellness Center. They started the practice in January 2002 to provide quality care in an old-fashioned, family-style atmosphere.
Luke received his Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from NC State University, where he also participated on the men’s basketball team. He graduated in 1998 and continued on to physical therapy school at the University of NC at Chapel Hill. He graduated with his Master of Physical Therapy degree in 2000.
Luke is ABPTS board certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and Sports Physical Therapy. He is also certified in SASTM, Integrated Dry Needling, Functional Movement Screen (FMS), and Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation (BFR).
In addition to working at Trinity Wellness, Luke is also part of the NCSU sports medicine team. He assists the athletic trainers across all sports with post-surgical and long-term rehab plans.
Luke and Emily have four beautiful girls, Ginny Grace, Caroline, Victoria, and Amelia Claire. They enjoy spending time together as a family and love outdoor activities and taking weekend getaways when possible. The Buffums view Trinity Wellness as a way of reaching out to and serving their community.