Heath Ladd was born and raised in Newbern, TN, where he attended Dyer County High School. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and from University of Tennessee Health Science Center as a Master of Physical Therapy.

He was recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedics in June of 2008, a distinction that only 2% of therapists nationwide have earned. He was recognized as a Certified Integrated Manual Therapist (CIMT), a distinction held by approximately 120 clinicians worldwide.  In 2017, Heath earned his certification in dry needling (Cert. DN) and continues to pursue advanced levels of treatment of the spine and peripheral conditions through the Spinal Manipulation Institute and American Academy of Manipulative Therapy.

Heath has served as a guest lecturer/speaker for Union University, Bethel University, Kroger, Gibson County Youth Leadership, Gibson County Adult Leadership, several local high schools, multiple civic organizations, and has appeared on national podcasts related to business and the physical therapy profession.