Doug Sarver, MSPT, CMP
Education and Training
Doug Sarver, MSPT, CMP received his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Neural Control from the University of Iowa in 1989 and his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 1991 from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa.
After completing his graduate program, Doug was a Physical Therapist at Centura Rehabilitation in Southern Colorado for seven years, the last two of which he served as the Clinical Coordinator of Outpatient Rehabilitation. During his time in Colorado, Doug also spent two years as the physical therapist/trainer for a local high school. In 1998, Doug relocated to Yakima, WA. to join Pro-Motion Physical Therapy, where he worked for eight years.
In 2006, Doug fulfilled a career goal of starting his own Physical Therapy private practice in Yakima – Peak Performance Sports & Spine. After 10 successful years in private practice, Doug relocated to Colorado in order to be closer to his family – especially his two young grandchildren.
Doug has an extensive background in biomechanics, functional treatment techniques, and manual therapy, as well as expertise in the evaluation and design of custom foot orthotics. He also provides biomechanical bike fit services to cyclists ranging from recreational to competitive levels.
Continuing education has always been a focus for Doug and he holds five advanced certifications:
- Certified Mulligan Practitioner
- Certified ASTYM Provider
- Full body certified Active Release Provider
- SFMA Certified Provider
- Functional Dry Needling Certified Provider
Beyond Physical Therapy, Doug’s interests include hiking, camping, biking, skiing and an occasional game of golf. Doug also holds a second degree black belt in Shudokan Karate.