Brooke Carmen, PT, DPT, CSCS
Brooke completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) at the University of Delaware (Newark, DE) in January 2014. She previously graduated from John Carroll University (University Heights, OH) with a Biology Degree in 2011. She attended North Allegheny High School in her hometown of Wexford, Pennsylvania.
Brooke is currently furthering her education through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT) and has completed the baseline 147 hours towards a Certified Manual Physical Therapist (CMPT); she is Astym certified; she is scheduled to take her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) exam in March, 2018; and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Oregon Physical Therapy Association (OPTA). Brooke is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
Brooke’s scholastic internships included various orthopedic settings, neurologic and older adult, pediatrics, acute care, and inpatient rehabilitation. She fell in love with orthopedics and pursued it after graduating PT school. Since, she has worked in several outpatient orthopedic settings. She really enjoys working with a variety of patients, ranging from the highly athletic to the weekend warrior or even someone looking to improve their general musculoskeletal health.
Brooke has achieved many academic achievements including attending one of the top 5 nationally ranked physical therapy programs. She continues to push herself through personal physical achievements including running. Furthermore, Brooke has achieved many volunteering goals including home health care, nursing home connections, medical screening in Haiti, and pro-bono physical therapy care.
Brooke’s hobbies include running, yoga, hiking, rock climbing, eating, and cheering for her hometown Steelers. She is frequently running in Forest Park and along the waterfront areas and is a member of a Northwest District climbing gym.