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Bio & Description
Jason Godfrey’s passion for physical therapy grew while attending undergraduate school at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where he received a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences. With his love for athletics and interest in anatomy and movement science, he knew that physical therapy was the profession for him. In 2008, he obtained his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Southern California. He returned to the Central Coast to a private practice orthopedic setting where he treated all aspects of orthopedic conditions, sports-related injuries and was part of the sports medicine team of the local high school. Jason further advanced his manual and clinical skills in June of 2010 by completing an 18 month Orthopedic Residency program through Evidence in Motion.
In June of 2011, Jason was granted board certification from the American Physical Therapy Association as an Orthopedic Certified Specialist. Jason was also granted certification as a Sports Certified Specialist in June of 2015 as only ~150 Physical Therapists in the nation hold dual certifications in Sports and Orthopedics. In 2013, Jason joined Stanford’s Outpatient Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Team as a Senior Physical Therapist. At Stanford Jason was involved in the development and progression of Stanford’s Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency program where he was a clinical mentor and lecturer. Jason also was involved in Stanford’s RunSafe program where he evaluated runners in regards to current injuries, injury prevention, and improved performance while working in conjunction with Stanford’s Sports Medicine Doctors.
He was also a guest lecture at Samuel Merritt Physical Therapy program in Oakland in their Sports Medicine class specifically on running. Jason also was a guest lecturer at Stanford Medical School in their foot/ankle musculoskeletal evaluation.
Area of Expertise (Sports and Body Areas)
Running related injuries
Sports related injuries and performance
General Orthopedic injury rehabilitation and wellness
Background and Personal Athletic Experience
In high school participated in club/travel soccer
In college played intramural soccer, basketball, and baseball
After college got into marathons and triathlons
Currently running, biking, swimming, skiing and hiking
Affiliations with other Hospitals, Clinics, Clubs, Teams, etc.
American Physical Therapy Association
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