KirbyKennethEducation
  • Bachelors of Arts, Biology and Physical Education, Maryville College (Maryville, TN), 2003
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Duke University (Durham, NC), 2006
  • Masters of Science in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Daemen College (Amherst, NY), 2020
  • OMPT Fellow in Training, Daemen College (Amherst, NY)
  • Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, ABPTS
  • Certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, The McKenzie Institute
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, NSCA

Experience and Interests
Ken is a physical therapist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Sports Medicine. He has 14 years of clinic experience in sports and orthopedics with a focus on utilization of MDT methodology for evaluating and treating spinal and peripheral pathology. His clinical interests include utilizing mechanical diagnosis and treatment in patients with spinal pathologies as well as rehabilitation of the overhead throwing athlete. He has been a clinical mentor and clinical instructor most of his career as a PT and currently serves as a faculty member and primary mentor for Ohio State's Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency program.  He has a passion for teaching and educating and serves as a guest lecturer for the Ohio State University Physical Therapy program with additional public speaking experience at the state and national level.  He is a delegate for the Ohio Physical Therapy Association and serves as central district legislative action coordinator. He was a member of the varsity football and club wrestling teams at Maryville College and brings an athlete's mentality to his work.