Amanda Scharen

PT, DPT

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist

About

Amanda is a Seattle area native and is thrilled to lead the team at Queen Anne Physical Therapy. She has a passion for working in orthopedics and helping to empower her patients to live their best and most active lives. Her special interests include spine, foot and ankle injuries, working with endurance athletes, and doing bike fits to prevent cycling injuries.

She has earned many advanced certifications including her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, her Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and is currently working towards her Fellowship with the North American Institute of Orthopedic and Manual Therapy. She is also involved in physical therapy advocacy and holds several elected positions within the Physical Therapy Association of Washington, including serving as a Washington state Delegate to the American Physical Therapy Association’s House of Delegates.

Amanda received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science at Gonzaga University, where she also competed at the Division I level and served as captain for the cross country and track teams. She went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. While at Creighton, she had the opportunity to work as a physical therapist in the Dominican Republic and is proficient in medical Spanish.

When she isn’t at the clinic, Amanda enjoys training for marathons and triathlons, cooking and baking, and exploring the Seattle and the great outdoors with her husband and greyhound.

Board Certifications

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Additional Certifications

Certified Manual Physical Therapist

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Education

Creighton University, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Hometown

Seattle, WA

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