Physical & Occupational Therapy

Graduate School

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Clinical Interests/Additional Certifications

Fellow of Functional Manual Therapy, Fellow of the AAOMPT


Tina is a highly regarded physical therapist with extensive experience and education in Functional Manual Therapy, Visceral Functional Mobilization and Pelvic Girdle Pain and Floor Therapy.  In addition to her vast patient care experience as a physical therapist, she has also trained thousands of physical therapists as an instructor. Tina has instructed courses on posture and exercise, viscera and women/men’s health, pelvic girdle/lumbar spine, and manual mobilization of the entire body with emphasis on foot and ankle.

Prior to her studies in physical therapy, Tina was a registered nurse at the University of Iowa, and served as a Neonatal Intensive Care RN, Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation Specialist (ECMO), and a Transport Nurse for infants and children ages three and under. She works with patients experiencing complex conditions to develop appropriate treatment and home exercise plans.

Outside of work, Tina enjoys spending time with family, traveling, cooking and gardening.