Sarah Kaiser, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Title: Teaching Associate
Division: Physical Therapy

Sarah Kaiser is a physical therapist and teaching associate in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. She has been in clinical practice for 15 years, and currently specializes in treating complex spine conditions, with a special interest in clinical instability. She is a fellow in manual therapy and clinical diagnostics through the American Academy of Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT), and a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS). She teaches in foundational and advanced musculoskeletal courses in the physical therapy program. Her research interests include diagnosis and intervention for hypermobility syndromes. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis.

Education and Training

  • Seattle University, BS in General Science, 2004
  • Washington University in St. Louis, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2008
  • International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine, Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists, 2016

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

Clinical Interests

  • Spine 
  • Pelvic health

Teaching Interests

Dr. Kaiser's teaching goal is to advance students well trained in musculoskeletal conditions to become clinically competent, entry level physical therapists.

Research Interests

  • Diagnosis and treatment of clinical instabilities
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