Laura Opstedal, PT, DPT (OCS, SCS)
Current Role Working With The Athletic PopulationPrivate practice owner | experienced in (div 1)-- football, volleyball, basketball, rodeo, track & field, cross country, tennis, alpine ski, nordic ski; Competitive/Elite: alpine ski, nordic ski; Recreational athletes: runners, skiers, hunters, anglers, equine, youth sports including soccer, basketball, swim, dance, baseball, skiers.
Professional PhilosophyMy practice uses strength & conditioning philosophies, data usage from isokinetic testing and force plates. We work to manipulate variables to keep athletes and patients involved as much as they can be while injured. Typically this involves working with S&C at the collegiate level or close communication with the athlete: program development, journaling, education.
Athletic Backgroundformer competitive fastpitch athlete- 1st base, alpine ski
Academic Background and Professional TrainingUniversity of Puget Sound: BS-Biology/Math 1998 University of Puget Sound: DPT 2001
I am also mom to 4 kids.