Welcome to the NWSPM Physical Therapy Department
Physical rehabilitation is an important part of helping to combat pain. The NWSPM physical therapist will personalize your treatment plan to match your personal needs. He will assess your pain, the effect it has on your life, and provide one-on-one skilled care to help optimize your function. Depending on your home, work, and recreational levels, individual treatment typically includes manual therapy, core stabilization, flexibility and postural training. Making improvements is possible! Physical therapy is an important part of reducing the day-to-day impact that pain causes in your life.
Meet Our Physical Therapist
David Springer is an orthopedic board-certified physical therapist, trained in manual therapy. He completed his schooling in 1998 in Southern California, and subsequently completed a manual therapy training module within the clinical residency program of Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles. Before returning to the northwest, he served at a multidisciplinary pain management and outpatient rehabilitation center.
Additional work environments have included acute and chronic outpatient orthopedic management, corporate ergonomics, custom seating and mobility systems, in-patient acute care, vestibular rehab, as well as post-surgical management in the home setting. His practice skills utilize manual therapy and prescriptive exercise for soft tissue healing and normalizing musculoskeletal movement to meet the individualized goals of his patients.
David's personal interests involve guitar, running, most anything outdoors, and keeping pace with his teenage daughter and son, as well as his wife and her physical therapy career in the ALS and neurological populations.
Conditions Physical Therapy Can Help
CHRONIC NECK AND BACK PAIN
DISC INJURIES AND HERNIATIONS
CHRONIC JOINT/MUSCLE PAIN
LIMITED RANGE OF MOTION IN SHOULDERS, HIPS, & KNEES