Amanda Benson Stride Physio

Amanda Benson - Physical Therapist, PT, DPT, CMPT, OCS

Dr. Amanda Benson is a board certified orthopedic specialist (OCS) in physical therapy, who began practicing in Seattle in 2005. Amanda incorporates a hands-on treatment approach with her clients, utilizing her advanced certification in manual physical therapy (CMPT). Her special interests include rehabilitation of the spine, shoulder, knee and ankle. Amanda’s expertise and extensive experience help people with acute injuries, chronic pain, chronic conditions, and those who are pre- or post-surgical or have sustained injures from motor vehicle collisions.

Amanda also specializes in pelvic health, including treatment for incontinence, pelvic pain, painful intercourse, pregnancy and postpartum treatment. Amanda engages people with compassion, taking time with each of her clients to listen to their unique concerns and tailor their treatment
plan to best meet their needs.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) Exercise Science - Northern Arizona University
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) with Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies -
  • Northern Arizona University

Certifications and Training

  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist (CMPT) - NAIOMT
  • GRASTON Technique training
  • PRI training
  • Running Assessment
  • Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
  • Pelvic Health Specialty Training

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Therapy Association - APTA 2002-2019, 2023-present

Personal Interests

Outside the clinic Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and extended family. She has a big dog at home who is not quite ready for the clinic setting. Amanda enjoys cooking, traveling, camping, hiking, cycling, and has recently taken up pottery as a hobby.

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