Mr. Stephen Schmidt

Steve is a physical therapist with over twenty years of experience treating patients with chronic pain and movement dysfunction. His interests in manual therapy, neurology, pain neuroscience and movement impairments led him to pursue a diverse range of training opportunities including two different year-long manual therapy courses, the 6-month program in Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) and a Masters of Physiotherapy (Manipulative Physiotherapy) in Adelaide at the University of South Australia. He is currently the Rehabilitation PT supervisor at the Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center, works with patients with neurological impairments, is faculty in the Kaiser Vallejo PNF program and serves as adjunct faculty for Samuel Merritt University. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, a board certified specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy and is an instructor with the International Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Association (IPNFA). He has taught numerous seminars nationally and internationally, is senior faculty for the International Spine and Pain Institute (ISPI) and the ISPI/EIM Pain Specialty Certification Program.