Garvice has been a practicing physical therapist since 1976. He taught and practiced manual therapy and anatomy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for 24 years. During the late 1990’s, he became interested in structural integration and completed training with Tom Myers at KMI in 2003. Garvice also is board certified as an orthopaedic physical therapist and is Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. He currently resides and practices physical therapy/structural integration with his wife, Gaylin Lucas in Mukilteo, Washington.