Dr. Keith Poorbaugh - Physical Therapist Wasilla Alaska

Dr. Keith Poorbaugh

Owner / Physical Therapist

Dr. Poorbaugh has completed specialty certifications, internships and a residency fellowship to develop mastery of manual therapy skills and clinical expertise. Throughout 20 years of clinical experience, he has discovered that clients consistently heal faster when the provider is both compassionate and skilled. His personal challenge to achieve excellence is never ending, as a lifelong learner and mentor.

A few of his career highlights are listed below:

  • Graduate of Masters Physical Therapy program at Mayo Clinic in 1997
  • Clinical Science Doctorate (ScD) in orthopedics from Texas Tech in 2006
  • Over 15 yrs experience as lead faculty and national instructor with continuing education organizations:  IAOM-US, North American Seminars
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT)
  • Certified in Dry Needling (Myopain, American Dry Needling Institute and Spinal Manipulation Institute)
  • Board (ABPTS) Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (ABPTS)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
  • Certified in Sportsmetric ACL Injury Prevention Program
  • Trained in Neurac and Redcord Therapy
  • Manual Lymph Drainage training from the Dr. Vodder School International
  • Residency in Industrial Rehabilitation (Roy Matheson)
  • Advanced training in Pelvic Floor Examination and Treatment for men and women
  • Authored 2 articles on Whiplash published in a peer-reviewed journal (Pain Practice)
  • Faculty of Eureka Seminars – Contemporary Manual Therapy
Keith Poorbaugh, Physical Therapist Wasilla
Keith Poorbaugh, Physical Therapist Wasilla
Keith Poorbaugh, Physical Therapist Wasilla

"I can do things I haven't been able to do in years. Like lay on my back. Sit in a recliner. All without pain. This place saved my life rescued me from my pain and was very educational."

Tess Burton

"I went in for a free screening and learned so much. Thanks Northern Edge Physical Therapy!"

Ross Johnston

"In the first appointment, I found some pain relief. I completed the program that he suggested and made a total recovery."

Roxann Benbow

"Northern Edge Physical Therapy is where therapists go for therapy."

Dan Gallagher PT

"With state of the art equipment and top-notch care, you will not find a better team to make you better!"

Brett Bakner