Joe Nance PT, OCS, FAAOMPT - Clinic Manager
Joe grew up in Issaquah, WA and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science from Western Washington University where he played varsity football for three years. A year after his graduation from WWU, Joe received his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification (CSCS).
Following his degree from WWU, Joe attended the University of Puget Sound and completed his Masters in Physical Therapy. While attending UPS, Joe earned his Athletic Training Certification (ATC) working with all varsity sports. Furthermore, while at UPS, Joe and a fellow student started an athletic performance enhancement business working with high school and college athletes to improve their speed, agility, and athleticism.
During his 11 year tenure with OPT, Joe served as Clinical Supervisor at both their Mercer Island and Kirkland facilities and was a key member of their clinical staff mentoring program. Joe is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (AAOMPT) completed through NAIOMT.
Joe’s specialties include acute and chronic neck and low back injuries, and shoulder, hip, knee and ankle/ foot injuries. In addition, he specializes in biomechanical dysfunction of the upper and lower extremity, sports performance enhancement, strength, and conditioning and post-surgical rehabilitation. Hobbies are fishing, reading, working out, running and, with four youngsters, being a jungle gym!