Ben Baarspul, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, ATC
Ben grew up in SW Washington and earned his undergraduate degree in health and human performances with an emphasis in athletic training from George Fox University in Newberg Oregon in 2000. He became certified as an athletic trainer, working for a few years with high school athletes as well as with the baseball team at George Fox University before deciding to further his education at Pacific University earning a doctorate in Physical Therapy is 2006. Ben was selected and participated in a fellowship program in manual therapy following his graduation in the bay area, earning his manual therapy certification before returning to Oregon to start his outpatient career in a sports and orthopedic clinic.
Ben has worked on a variety of patient focused projects, from building a running analysis program to volunteering with high school lacrosse teams as an athletic trainer. Currently he is developing an educational platform for patient’s seeking help and information about total knee and hip replacements. Ben also enjoys PT focused work presenting at the OPTA conference in 2014. Clinically Ben emphasizes patient education and helping patients understand the process of functional movement, exercise and physiological healing to establish a thorough plan of care aimed at achieving patient goals and the best possible clinical outcome for each patient he treats.
In his free time, Ben loves spending time with his wife and two young children exploring the outdoors and discovering all that north Idaho has to offer. Ben has participated in several half ironman distance triathlons and also enjoys to hiking, camping, drinking coffee and raising chickens.