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Vicky Bale, DPT

Vicky received her Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Exercise and Sport Science pre-physical therapy from Western Washington University in 2008, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from Texas Woman’s University in 2012. Vicky continued her education by completing the fellowship training in orthopaedics and manual therapy through the Manual Therapy Institute. Vicky has since become board certified as an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist. She uses a combination approach of hands on manual therapy techniques with exercises targeted to correct movement dysfunctions to provide efficient treatment. Vicky has received her spinal endorsement which allows her to incorporate spinal manipulation into her treatment methods. Additionally, Vicky has become a certified specialist in vestibular and concussion management. Vicky enjoys time with her husband and three dogs outdoors. To schedule with Vicky in Barkley, call 360-752-1115.

Western Washington University, 2008: Bachelor of Science degree, major in Exercise and Sports Science, minor in Chemistry and Spanish
Texas Woman’s University, 2012: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Manual Therapy Institute, 2017: Fellow of the American Association of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists

Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS)
FAAOMPT – The American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) is a national organization committed to excellence in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy practice, education, and research. Fellows of the AAOMPT provide the highest level of musculoskeletal care through advanced manual therapy practice.
Spinal Endorsement
AIB Vestibular Concussion Certification: Certified specialist in vestibular and concussion management (AIB-VRC)

Vestibular Therapy
Physiotherapist’s Role in Concussion Care
Concussions in Urgent Care
NAIOMT COMT-5: Lower Extremity
Complete Concussions Management
Concussion Management
APTA CPI 3.0 – CI/SCCE Training
APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program Level 1
Introduction to HSD/EDS
Neurosurgery Procedures and Physical Therapy Red Flags
Updates in Contemporary Orthopedic Practice
Diagnostic Ultrasound, Ultrasound Guided Injections and Other Services
Evaluation and Treatment of the Lumbar Plexus
Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy for the Lumbar Spine, Lumbar Mobilization Techniques
Ankle and Foot
ACL Rehab
Sensory Motor Control
Differential Diagnosis of the Upper Quarter
An Introduction to Evidence-Based Treatment of Whiplash
Evidence-Based Assessment of Acute Whiplash for Prognosis and Treatment Planning
An Introduction to Osteoarthritis
Maximizing Functional Recovery Across The Continuum Acute and Chronic Stroke
Evidence-Informed Assessment and Evaluation of Pain
ICF Best Practice Recommendations and Guidelines: Heel Pain & Plantar Fasciitis
ICF Best Practice Recommendations and Guidelines: Lateral Ankle Sprain Interventions
Cervico-Thoracic Spine Management
Management of the Cervicogenic Headache
Post Surgical  Management Part 1: Basic Principles and Spinal Surgery
Post Surgical Management Part 2: Upper Extremity Surgical Interventions
Utilizing ICF Guidelines and Treatment-Based Classifications
Basic Musculoskeletal Radiology and Imaging
Special Tests of the Knee
The High Performance Hip Masterclass
Concussion Management: From Rehab to Return to Activity
APTA CPI Training
Spinal Manipulation Course
Evaluation and Treatment of Vestibular Rehab
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Managing Atypical Presentations
Post-Concussion Care – Return to Learn, Work, and Life
PT on ICE – Total Spine: Spinal Manipulation Course
Introduction to HSD/EDS: Introductory course into the connective tissue disorder presentation of hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD) and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS)
Updates in Contemporary Orthopedic Practice


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