Heather Shaughnessy, PT, DPT, DirectorTreating Clinic: BroomfieldHeather was born and raised in Lacey, WA. Heather received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. She then earned her Doctorate of Physical therapy from Regis University in 2009.
Heather grew up swimming and playing volleyball. She also spends her time outside of the clinic doing triathlons, crossfit, hiking, and backpacking. Heather has completed one marathon and one Ironman, as well as many shorter distance running races and triathlons. Heather is passionate about helping her patients reach their goals and return to the activities they enjoy.
Continuing Education and Certifications
- Kinetacore Functional Dry Needling Level 1, Level 2, Functional Therapeutics
- Selective Functional Movement Assessment
InterestsHeather has experience working with all ages, from pediatrics to geriatrics, and has also worked with a wide array of diagnoses. She has a specific interest in working with athletic populations, particularly with CroffFit athletes, but also with other orthopedic and sports related injuries. She utilizes many manual techniques coupled with specific exercises to help her patients return to participating in the activities they love.
Movie: The Green Mile or Forrest Gump
TV Show: The Office
Book: The Broken Earth trilogy by N.K. Jemison
Sports Teams: I don't watch sports
Vacation: backpacking anywhere in the mountains with my husband
Food: Candy, baked goods, sweets
Hobbies: CrossFit, fly fishing, hiking, swimming, and about a million more
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