Justin Shelley, PT, DPT
Justin Shelley is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and describes himself as a general orthopedic manual therapist that uses an eclectic approach in working with patients and clients across the lifespan. He has a special interest in treating those with chronic spinal conditions as well as sensory integration dysfunction via concepts developed by the Postural Restoration Institute® (PRI). Justin is certified in manual therapy (MTC) from University of St. Augustine. Since joining our team, he has been studying the Movement System Impairment approach out of Washington University. He has also been taking advanced courses in pain science. This eclectic background provides a comprehensive approach toward managing various orthopedic conditions through a biopsychosocial approach that diagnoses and treats the "whole person."
ADVICE FOR FUTURE PATIENTS:
Healing is a process that requires patience.
HOW I STAY ACTIVE:
Hiking, gym, walking the hills and staircases of Queen Anne
FAVORITE RECOVERY FOOD:
I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT:
Picking fruit on a farm
ALTERNATE UNIVERSE CAREER:
Park ranger/landscape photographer
PHYSICAL THERAPY PHILOSOPHY:
“Listen to your patient; he is telling you the diagnosis.” ~William Osler
SPECIALTIES, CERTIFICATIONS, SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Orthopedic manual therapy, chronic spinal conditions, sensory integration dysfunction, oral and maxillofacial conditions, Manual Therapy Certified (MTC)
This has yet to be determined as I’m new to the Seattle community
Randolph, New York
FAVORITE PLACE IN THE WORLD:
Undeveloped natural spaces
SUNY Geneseo, BS Biology
University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences, entry level DPT
WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED:
There is always more to learn.