Keith Poorbaugh, PT, ScD, OCS, CSCS, CMTPT, FAAOMPT
Physical Therapist, Owner, Northern Edge Physical Therapy, Wasilla, Alaska
Dr. Poorbaugh has completed specialty certifications, internships and a residency fellowship to develop mastery of manual therapy skills and clinical expertise. Throughout 20 years of clinical experience, he has discovered that clients consistently heal faster when the provider is both compassionate and skilled. His personal challenge to achieve excellence is never ending, as a lifelong learner and mentor.
A few of his career highlights are listed below:
- Graduate of Masters Physical Therapy program at Mayo Clinic in 1997
- Clinical Science Doctorate (ScD) in orthopedics from Texas Tech in 2006
- Over 15 yrs experience as lead faculty and national instructor with continuing education organizations: IAOM-US, North American Seminars
- Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT)
- Certified in Dry Needling (Myopain, American Dry Needling Institute and Spinal Manipulation Institute)
- Board (ABPTS) Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (ABPTS)
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
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