Denise Campbell received her BS degree with honors in Physical Education/Athletic Training from Texas A & M University in 1983, her BS degree with honors in Physical Therapy from the University of Texas, Galveston in 1985, and her Diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy from the McKenzie Institute International in Wellington, New Zealand in 1994. She is a certified secondary education teacher in Physical Education (Texas, 1983), a Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer (1985), a Certified Breathing Practitioner (Behavioral Physiology Institute, 2009), a Performance Enhancement Specialist (National Academy of Sports Medicine, 2010), an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (American Physical Therapy Association, 2011), and Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (AAOMPT, 2015). She is licensed as a physical therapist in New Mexico and Texas.

Denise Campbell is founder (2000), owner, and CEO of Southwest Sport and Spine, Inc. in Las Cruces, New Mexico, which includes three clinics (and a fourth in progress) with more than 60 employees, including 19 licensed clinicians. She is also founder and owner of Southwest Work Fit Consultants (2001), The Optimum Body Shop, LLC (2004), and Breathing Science Institute (2009), all in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She serves as an Adjunct Professor of Athletic Training Education and as a spine specialty consultant for the Athletic Department at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. She been involved in development and delivery of post professional education for physiotherapists for more than 20 years and continues to give lectures and workshops worldwide for physiotherapy audiences.