Laura-CleverLaura Clever received her Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Washington in 2001. Since that time, she has focused on outpatient orthopaedic rehabilitation and women’s health issues. Laura has continued her education in manual therapy with the Institute of Physical Arts, North American Institute of Orthopeadic Manual Therapy, Jones Institute Strain/Counterstrain, Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, and URSA Muscle Energy. Laura became and Orthopedic Certified Specialist in 2011.

Core Stabilization is a key aspect of Laura’s exercise therapy for spine and sports injury rehabilitation. She loves working with athletes of all ages with a personal background in gymnastics. Laura specializes in post-operative orthopedic surgeries and has extensive experience with lumbar, pelvic, and sacroiliac pain syndromes. She also specialized in treatment for pregnant and post-partum patients with lumbopelvic dysfunction, pelvic pain, and incontinence. Laura emphasizes ergonomic and postural education progressing toward functional movement.

Laura keeps active with tae kwon do, yoga, skiing, swimming, traveling, scuba diving, and chasing after her two kids in her spare time.

Favorite dessert: Chocolate 9 layer cake (from The Met)
Favorite place traveled: All over Europe. Favorite city Barcelona
Wants to travel to: Scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef and climb Machu Picchu in Peru
Compete in Olympics: gymnastics!

Continuing Education

Laura Clever, MPT

Functional Mobilization Upper Quadrant (IPA), Redmond, WA November 12-15, 2015
Instructor: Gregory Johnson, PT, FFFMT, FAAOMPT
Contact Hours: 33
Peripheral Neuropathic Syndrome Lower Quarter (IPA), Redmond, WA October 10-11, 2015
Instructor: Jack Stagg, PT, OCS
Contact Hours: 16
Foundations of Manual Therapy (IPA), Redmond, WA September 25-27, 2015
Instructor: Kent Keyser MS PT, OCS, COMT, ATC, CKTP, FFCFMT, FAAOMPT
Contact Hours: 24
Visceral Functional Mobilization (IPA), Redmond, WA March 13-15, 2015
Instructor: Bettina Howell, MPT, CFMT, FFMT, FAAOMPT
Contact Hours: 18
Functional Mobilization II (IPA), Redmond, WA September 25-28, 2014
Instructor: Gregory Johnson, PT, FFFMT, FAAOMPT
Contact Hours: 32
Post-Operative Shoulder: Contemporary Perspectives, Redmond, WA September 15, 2014
Instructor: Karl Kolbeck, PT
Contact Hours: 8
Understanding the Tissues, Redmond, WA June 28-29, 2014
Instructor: Charlene Angelosante PTA, LMP
Contact Hours: 14
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation I (IPA), Redmond, WA March 7-9, 2014
Instructor: Vicky Saliba Johnson, PT, FFFMT, FAAOMPT
Contact Hours: 28
Visceral Manipulation for the Treatment of Pelvic Dysfunction, Course I: The Urologic System, Seattle, WA September 13-15, 2013
Instructor: Ramona C. Horton, MPT
Contact Hours: 30
Visceral Manipulation for the Treatment of Pelvic Dysfunction, Course I: The Urologic System, Seattle, WA March 1-3, 2013
Instructor: Kent Keyser, MS, PT, OCS, COMT, ATC, LAT, CKTP, FFFMT, FAAOMPT
Contact Hours: 30
Core First Strategy/Back Education Training (IPA), Redmond, WA November 16-18, 2012
Instructor: Vicky Saliba Johnson, PT, FFFMT, FAAOMPT
Contact Hours: 20
Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment – Level 2B, Seattle, WA April 27-29, 2012
Instructors: Kathe Wallace, P.T., BCIA-PMDB
Elizabeth Hampton, PT, WCS, BCB-PMD
Contact Hours: 22.5
Functional Gait, Redmond, WA September 23-25, 2011
Instructor: Nancy Harrison, MSPT, FCFMT, FAAOMPT
Contact Hours: 20
Discover Physio Series-Part 3: The Lower Extremity, The Cranium & Whole
Body Integration, Vancouver, Canada September 12-16, 2011
Instructors: Diane Lee, BSR, FCAMT, CGIMS; Linda-Joy Lee, BSc (PT),
FCAMT, CGIMS, MCPA, Phd Candidate
Contact hours: 32.5
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Fascilitation I (PNF I), Redmond, WA March 24-27, 2011
Instructor: Michael Baum, PT, CFMT
Contact Hours: 28
The Shoulder Girdle: Medical Screening & Orthopaedic Fundamentals, Novmeber 6-7 2010 Lynnwood, WA
Instructors: Karl Kolbeck, PT
Contact Hours: 16
Discover Physio Series-Part 3: Thorax, Head, & Neck and Whole Body Integration, Vancouver, Canada October 2-4 2010
Instructors: Diane Lee, BSR, FCAMT, CGIMS; Linda-Joy Lee, BSc (PT),
FCAMT, CGIMS, MCPA, Phd Candidate
Contact hours: 20
Pregnancy and Postpartum: Clinical Highlights, Seattle, WA June 5-6 2010 Instructors: Hollis Herman, DPT, PT, OCS, BCIA-PMDB
Contact Hours: 15
Discover the Thorax-Level 1: Biomechanics & Inter-ring Control for Optimal Trunk Funcion, Vancouver, Canada October 2-4 2009
Instructor: Linda-Joy Lee, BSc (PT), FCAMT, CGIMS, MCPA, Phd Candidate
Contact hours: 18.5
Female Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment – Level I, Seattle, WA May 29-31 2009
Instructors: Kathe Wallace, P.T., BCIA-PMDB
Hollis Herman, DPT, PT, OCS, BCIA-PMDB
Contact Hours: 22.5
The Lumbopelvic-Hip Complex, Reston, VA October 17-20 2008
Instructor: Diane Lee, BSR, FCAMT, CGIMS
Contact hours: 28
The Hip And Pelvis in Function And Dysfunction, Seattle, WA April 12-13 2008
Lecture Series
Contact hours: 11.75
Strain Counterstrain I For The Spine, Seattle, WA Nov. 2-4 2007
Instructor: Ed Goering, D.O., J.S.C.C.I.
Contact hours: 20
Strain Counterstrain II For The Extremities, Portland, OR March 23-25 2007
Instructor: Randall S. Kusunose, P.T., O.C.S., J.S.C.C.I
Contact hours: 20
North American Institute of Manual Therapy, Seattle, WA April 21-23 2006
500 Level I Differential Diagnosis – Lab Assistant
Instructor: Bill C. Temes, PT, MS, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
Contact hours: 21
Assessment and Treatment of the Functional Shoulder Girdle, Seattle, WA March 4-5, 25-26 2006
Instructor: Erl Pettman, MCPA, FCAMT, OMT
Contact hours: 32
North American Institute of Manual Therapy, Seattle, WA January 6-8 2006
700 Level III Advanced Upper Quadrant Part B
Instructor: Erl Pettman, MCSP, MCPA, FCAMT
Contact hours: 21
North American Institute of Manual Therapy, Seattle, WA December 2-4 2005
700 Level III Advanced Upper Quadrant Part A
Instructor: Erl Pettman, MCSP, MCPA, FCAMT
Contact hours: 21
Richard Jackson Seminars – The Pelvic Girdle, Seattle, WA Sept 23-25 2005
Instructor: Richard Jackson, P.T., O.C.S
Contact hours: 20
North American Institute of Manual Therapy, Bellevue, WA June 24-26 2005
710 Level III Advanced Lower Quadrant Part B
Instructor: Erl Pettman, PT, MCPA, FCAMT
Contact hours: 21
North American Institute of Manual Therapy, Bellevue, WA May 27-29 2005
710 Level III Advanced Lower Quadrant Part A
Instructor: Erl Pettman, PT, MCPA, FCAMT
Contact hours: 21
North American Institute of Manual Therapy, Portland, OR Nov 19-21 2004
610 Level II Lower Quadrant Part B
Instructor: William C. Temes MS, PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
Contact hours: 21
North American Institute of Manual Therapy, Portland, OR Oct 8-10 2004
610 Level II Lower Quadrant Part A
Instructor: William C. Temes MS, PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
Contact hours: 21
Evaluation and Treatment of Cervical Spine and Cranial Base, Edmonds, WA April 30-May 2 2004
Instructor: Loren H. Rex, D.O.
Contact hours: 18
North American Institute of Manual Therapy, Portland, OR Oct 17-19 2003
600 Level II Upper Quadrant Part B
Instructor: Kent Keyser, MS, PT, OCS, ATC, COMT, CFMT, FAAOMPT
Contact hours: 21
North American Institute of Manual Therapy, Portland, OR Sept 12-14 2003
600 Level II Upper Quadrant Part A
Instructor: Kent Keyser, MS, PT, OCS, ATC, COMT, CFMT, FAAOMPT
Contact hours: 21
Introduction to Muscle Energy, Edmonds, WA June 6-8 2003
Lumbar Spine – Pelvis – Sacrum
Instruction: Loren H. Rex, D.O.
Contact hours: 18
North American Institute of Manual Therapy, Portland, OR May 3-5 2002
500 Level I Differential Diagnosis Part B
Instructor: Ann PorterHoke, PT, OCS, FCAMT, FAAOMT
Contact hours: 21
North American Institute of Manual Therapy, Portland, OR April 5-7 2002
500 Level I Differential Diagnosis Part A
Instructor: Ann PorterHoke, PT, OCS, FCAMT, FAAOMT
Contact hours: 21
PTWA Fall Conference 2001, Renton, WA October 26-27 2001
Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes, Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD
Diagnosis and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Imbalances, Level 2 March 23-24 2001
Instructor: Carrie Hall MHS, PT
PTWA Fall Conference 2000, Seattle, WA October 20-21 2000
The Pelvic Floor: More Than a Women’s Health Issue, Katherine Wallace, PT
Treatment of Knee Ligament Injuries, William J. Mills, MD
Diagnosis and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Imbalances, Level 1
Instructor: Carrie Hall MHS, PT October 13-15 2000