Jennifer Hamsher - Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy

Jennifer Hamsher


Physical Therapist


Jennifer received her physical therapy degree from Eastern Washington University (EWU) in 1995, graduating summa cum laude. Previously she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training from EWU in 1993. She has worked in orthopedic physical therapy her entire career, with an emphasis on the spine and the lower extremities. She received her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) certification in 2016. She further specialized as a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) and completed her Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy in 2022.

Jennifer’s philosophy for optimal patient outcomes includes a therapist who is an attentive and compassionate listener, has effective manual therapy skills, uses evidence-based physical therapy, and treats each patient as a unique individual. She is an avid runner and nordic skier and has a passion for assisting athletes in the prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries.

Outside of her work as a physical therapist she treasures time spent with her husband, son, and dog.

Board Certifications

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS)

Additional Certifications

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT)

Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT)

Certified Mulligan Concept Practitioner

Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)


Degree in Physical Therapy; Eastern Washington University


Spokane, WA

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Research continues to provide evidence that a combination of manual therapy, active movement/exercise, and patient education produces the best results toward the goal of unrestricted, pain-free participation in daily work and recreational activities.

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