aaron knighton, pt, dpt, ocs, faaompt
Treating Clinic: Boulder
Aaron has been practicing physical therapy since 2012. He received his Bachelors of Arts in Business Management from Hope College in 2008, followed by his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences in Rochester, MN in 2012. Aaron started his Physical Therapy career in Denver, CO at Craig Hospital, where his clinical focus was on the neurologic recovery of spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. Through his experience he observed the impact manual therapy can have on functional gains with individuals recovering from neurologic and orthopedic injuries leading him to pursue training through the orthopedic manual physical therapy fellowship with Regis University.
CONTINUING EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
Aaron is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT), and an orthopedic certified specialist (OCS).
As a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Aaron utilizes skills in manual therapy to pursue his passion for sports performance and recovery. As an avid cyclist, Aaron enjoys working with endurance athletics. He enjoys partnering his skills of neurologic recovery and manual therapy with athletes by assisting them to move efficiently, enhance performance and facilitate recovery. Aaron has had opportunities to work with athletes of all levels ranging from the weekend warrior to professionals
Aaron lives in Denver, CO and enjoys spending as much time in the mountains as possible. In his spare time he enjoys cycling, playing volleyball, kayaking, snowboarding or backpacking. Aaron is also passionate about serving with international medical missions programs; both providing physical treatment to individuals as well as teaching local therapists evidence based practice to enhance their impacts locally.
Color: Cubby Blue...and Red
Movie: Top Gun
TV Show: Top Gear
Book: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs
Vacation: Anything with big water (paddleboarding, slalom, skiing, sailing) - Gotta have the 2 "B's": Barefoot and Boardshorts
Hobbies: Cycling, snowboarding, climbing, playing volleyball, playing guitar, guest guiding for backcountry expeditions