Family Physical Therapy is excited to Welcome Kirsten Carmichael, PT, DPT to our team!
Kirsten Carmichael is a SFMA certified and Impact Trained physical therapist who joins our team with a strong background in sports rehabilitation and concussion rehabilitation. She earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy Degree from Samuel Merritt University in 2010. She also earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from Chico State University in 2007. She was born and raised in Santa Rosa, CA and spent the first five years of her PT career working in a sports medicine clinic in San Jose, CA. She also worked part time in the athletic training room at Santa Clara University helping rehabilitate athletes from all sports teams. She lives by the philosophy that exercise is medicine and is very passionate about helping her patients get stronger and back to all of the activities they love. After working for Dr Saglimbeni, the Giants and 49ers team physician, and acting as a member of the California Concussion Institute she also has a special interest in helping those suffering from concussions safely get back into the game. When she’s not working you can find her working out at the gym, playing with her dog, hiking, fishing, and camping with her husband.