Bryan Barker PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT


Bryan, originally from the Chicago suburbs attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison before earning his Doctorate Degree at Angelo State University. Along the way, Bryan competed for the cross-country and track teams at club, division 1, and division 2 levels. Following graduation, Bryan moved to Kansas City for his residency training through the Benchmark Rehab Institute and earned the title of Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist upon completion.

After his time in Kansas City, Bryan worked in a rural setting in Garden City, Kansas for his fellowship work. During his time there, he was exposed to the realities of rural health settings and pushed himself to learn more about persistent and chronic pain conditions. Bryan recently has completed his fellowship training through the Manual Therapist Institute and earned fellow status through the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists.

In addition to his training, Bryan has built multiple educational courses and teaches at the University level and for therapists all over the country in persistent pain treatment and teaching manual therapy interventions. He has won multiple Clinical Instructor of the Year awards for his teaching to students studying physical therapy. When Bryan isn’t working, he enjoys working out, cooking, traveling to the mountains, and enjoying a craft beer.

Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist
Certified Dry Needling Practitioner

American Physical Therapy Association
American Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapists
Road Running Clubs of America Certified Coach

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Angelo State University
Residency Training: Benchmark Rehab Institute
Fellowship Training: Manual Therapy Institute

Interests and specialties
Education and Mentoring of Physical Therapists and Students
Treatment of Persistent and Chronic Pain
Rehabilitation of Runners