Rob Barnes

Robert Barnes

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist

Rob is the director of Therapeutic Associates’ State Street clinic. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Pepperdine University in 1992 and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of Southern California in 1998. After receiving his DPT, he completed USC’s Clinical Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. In 2005, Rob earned his Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) certification.

Rob’s treatment philosophy incorporates a combination of Manual Therapy and functional/sport specific exercises. He has extensive post graduate training in manual therapy with an emphasis on treating cervical and lumbar musculoskeletal injuries. In addition Rob specializes in the evaluation and treatment of injured endurance athletes.  He is certified in ASTYM (tool assisted manual therapy), SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment) and FDM (Fascial Distortion Model).

Rob is also a Certified Level 2 Golf Fitness Instructor by the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI).  TPI is a PGA and LPGA approved, golf-specific training program. He is the fitness coach for the Paul Weyland Junior golf Academy, physical therapist for the Bogus Basin Ski Racing Alliance and has provided PT services for the Idaho Stampede.

When he is not working with patients, Rob enjoys coaching his kid’s soccer and football teams and outdoor activities with his family. He is an avid skier, runner, and cyclist and frequently competes in triathlons and local running and cycling events.