Physical Therapy/Work and Sport Rehab/ Performance Training, Education and Consulting

Brenda Shaeffer, PT, DPT has been a licensed Physical Therapist since 1978. She has a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Simmons College, a Bachelor of Science from Cleveland State University and attended The Ohio State University and Mary Washington College.  She has been a private practitioner since 1981 and has been an innovator in the field of physical therapy in business and treatment approaches in orthopedics and sports, treating athletes at every level. She is experienced in post surgical rehab, neurologic disease care including ALS. 


Dr. Shaeffer has a long history of developing and implementing ergonomic solutions and work performance enhancement programs, work hardening and treatment with companies including Honda of America, General Motors, Nationwide Insurance, International Harvester , UPS and Roadway among others. 


Dr. Brenda Shaeffer's background as an elite athlete in gymnastics and acrosports and as a national sailboat racer and coach in both sports, gives her an understanding of issues associated with recovering from injury and performing at the highest levels.

  • Biomechnical Evaluation
  • Athletic Performance and Injury Risk Assessment
  • Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN)
  • Manual Therapies: Muscle Energy techniques, Counterstrain and Myofascial release, craniosacral work, joint mobilizations
  • Movement Training
  • Balance training
  • Kineseotaping
  • Exercise/strengthening
  • Biomechanical orthotics consultations
  • Running analysis
  • Work Task analysis/ergonomic redesign consultation
  • Education programs for health, sport and work topics


"I strive to help every patient help themselves to understand and reach their potential at any age and any stage of life."

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Brenda Shaeffer, PT, DPT

Brenda E. Shaeffer LLC

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