Desiree

Desirée Parham

DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
dparham@innovaphysicaltherapy.com

 

Board Certified: American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists / APTA

  • Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. 2011

Education: University of Washington, Seattle WA

  • BA: Business Administration. 2004, cum laude
  • DPT: Doctor of Physical Therapy. 2007, cum laude

Fellowship: American Academy of Orthopedic Manipulative Physical Therapy

  • North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT)
  • Orthopedic Manual / Manipulative Physical Therapy. 2014

Specialty Certifications:

  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist, CMPT, 2012. The North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. (NAIOMT)
  • Certified Orthopedic Manipulative Physical Therapist, COMT, 2013. The North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. (NAIOMT)

Membership:

  • The American Physical Therapy Association: Orthopedic Section, Private Practice Section
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Manipulative Physical Therapy
  • Instructor with the residency program at Olympic Physical Therapy

Desirée is trained in all joint and spine injuries including fractures, trauma, motor vehicle accidents and degenerative disorders. She has extensive experience in pediatrics including sports and performing arts related injuries. She also specializes in treating Erlos-Danlos Syndrome and hypermobility with stabilization techniques and self-pain management strategies. She works with the goal of returning her patients to the highest level of function possible.

Desiree's interests currently include hiking, skiing, dance, running, cycling, swimming, travel, and cooking. She also has previous personal experience in volleyball, track and field, ballet and music performance. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and son.