Jim Moore

Jim Moore, PT, ATC

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
  • 1988 graduate of the Physical Therapy program at the University of Washington
  • Jim has done extended study and earned his COMT (Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist) from the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy in 1997
  • Accepted as a fellow in The American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT) in 2000
  • Board certified in orthopedics (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Certified athletic trainer (ATC) through the National Athletic Trainers Association

Jim has worked with high school, college, and professional athletes, as well as several dance groups as at ATC. Areas of special interest include treatment of the spine, treatment of injured athletes, and biomechanical analysis of the lower extremity.

Articles written by Jim Moore

Get Winter Sport Fit

I have two words for you… La Niña. In terms of weather, it typically means cold and wet for the Pacific Northwest. For those of us who love to get outside in the winter months, it can mean lots of snow. Good news! La Niña is supposed to be back again this year. To enjoy that snow - whether that means downhill or Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, or something else - you will want to be physically prepared. Whatever your winter activity, an aerobic base is a vital component.

Be Hip and Avoid Injury

A major issue in a number of injuries that affect female athletes is weakness of the hip abductors and external rotators. When you stand on your leg, these muscles help to prevent it from collapsing inward. Weakness of the hip abductors and external rotators can make you more susceptible to the stressful forces that act on the knee and the soft tissues of the hip, thigh, and lower leg during activity.