Nate Hadley, DPT
Nate is a Doctor of Physical Therapy at Movement Systems Physical Therapy who enjoys working with people of all backgrounds and levels of fitness move toward a higher level of function.
ADVICE FOR FUTURE PATIENTS:
Your goals are important. Be prepared to talk about meaningful activities in your life so we can create a plan that’s relevant to you.
HOW DO YOU STAY ACTIVE:
I enjoy running, walking in Seattle parks with family and friends, working in the yard, and playing with my toddler at the local playground.
Discovering new recipes and refining my cooking skills.
CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT:
A good podcast.
Framing for a local carpenter.
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM(S):
Washington Huskies and Whitworth Pirates Football
ALTERNATE UNIVERSE CAREER:
PHYSICAL THERAPY PHILOSOPHY:
Provide compassionate care, celebrate perseverance and growth, and cultivate creativity.
SPECIALTIES, CERTIFICATIONS, SPECIAL INTERESTS:
I specialize in helping people living with persistent pain get back to important activities in their life. With my athletic background, I also have a special interest in working with athletes to better their performance.
TREATMENT APPROACHES YOU KNOW BEST:
Movement Systems Impairments (MSI), Pain Neuroscience Education, Motivational Interviewing
Assists with Highline College’s Women’s Soccer injury risk-reduction and strength and conditioning program.
FAVORITE PLACE IN THE WORLD:
San Diego, CA
Whitworth University (B.S.),
University of Washington (DPT)
WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED:
Rehab works best when my patients have ownership in the process.