Dr. Kristen Schwaegerle
Dr. Kristen Schwaegerle is a certified and licensed Physical Therapist, and earned her DPT from The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of VermontThe Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont. She also completed her Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Therapy at The American Academy of Manipulative Therapy.
Kristen has also been a competitive equestrian and dressage rider since her youth, winning numerous championships through the Hanoverian Society, the Fédération Equestre Internationale, and rode for the very competitive Olympic Dream Team.
Orthopedic Manual Therapy
Dr. Kristen Schwaegerle's brings a unique perspective to Off Season. With her experience as a competitive equestrian, she understands the physical demands and challenges faced by riders of all levels. Whether you're a dressage enthusiast, a show jumper, a trail rider, or a competitive eventer, she understands the distinct requirements of your riding style.
While equestrians are a primary focus, Dr. Kristen's expertise extends beyond the arena. She treats patients with any physical therapy-related issues, offering a personalized approach to care.
Injuries Common to Equestrians
Equestrians, both recreational and competitive, are no strangers to the physical demands of the sport. The unique partnership between rider and horse requires balance, strength, and coordination that are specific to the equestrian world. Dr. Kristen is well-versed in treating a range of equestrian-related injuries and conditions, including:
At The Off Season Sports and Physical Therapy, we believe in personalized care. Dr. Kristen Schwaegerle works closely with each patient to develop a tailored treatment plan that takes into account their specific needs and goals, and an emphasis on getting back to the sports and activities you love!