Lorena Newkirk, MSPT

Licensed Physical Therapist

Lorena is a licensed physical therapist with 26 years of experience. She received her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Andrews University. She has advanced her expertise by attending numerous continuing education courses focusing on manual therapy including Myofascial Release, management of osteoporosis and is trained in the use of Kinesio tape.

Her background encompasses hospital based physical therapy working both in inpatient and outpatient settings. Her leadership skills led her to manage a hospital rehabilitation department and a private practice. She is currently a certified Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialist, receiving her certification through the American Balance Institute. She has been successfully treating vestibular disorders for over 10 years. Lorena also has vast experience treating back, neck and head pain, joint pain, myofascial pain, post-surgical rehabilitation, balance and gait dysfunction and sports injuries.

She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Vestibular Disorders Association. Skill and compassion are her top priorities when treating patients. She is passionate about health and fitness, not only encouraging her patients but being an inspiration to those that know her.