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Jim Heafner

Physical Therapist, Author
Jim earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University. He is a certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and trained in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) and Functional Movement Screening (FMS) systems. His educational and clinical background have made him an expert in manual and manipulative physical therapy as well as functional movement. Jim opened Heafner Health Physical Therapy in February, 2016.  ​When Jim is not treating patients in the clinic, he focuses his attention on educating fellow physical therapists in the profession, teaching manual therapy courses in Arizona and Texas, and writing. Jim has authored 3 books, including “Making Sense of Pain” and “The Yoga Fix”. Additionally, his Student Physical Therapy based blog attracts upwards of 65,000 views per week. His areas of expertise include Orthopedics, Manual Therapy, Chronic Pain Management, Functional Movement, Patient Education.
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