Brian Kitzerow, DPT
Brian Kitzerow adapts each care session to the patient’s needs, providing the high energy, quiet guidance, or thoughtful encouragement necessary to support their progress. He enjoys educating people about their conditions so that they understand how different treatments support recovery and injury prevention in the future.
Brian has a special interest in connective tissue disorders because of their complexity and variability. He is gratified to see how early and effective management can help patients stay active and live comfortably. He also enjoys caring for sports and performance patients such as martial artists, dancers, and runners. He has found that helping these individuals is rewarding due to the intricacy of the motions their sports require.
Brian grew up in a rural environment where he would often care for injured livestock and wildlife. As an adult, he spent time working as an ecologist in multiple countries in Africa and providing medical care in developing countries. He earned a bachelor of arts in biochemistry at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. He completed a doctor of physical therapy at Eastern Washington University in Spokane, Washington. Brian is endorsed in the state of Washington for spinal manipulation. He has more than 10 years of experience with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and is a member of the EDS Echo Program. He is a North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT) Certified Manual Physical Therapist.
Away from medicine, Brian loves spending time with his wife and two children. The family enjoys biking, skiing, practicing soccer and basketball, and playing ultimate Frisbee. They are also fans of board games and video games. Brian appreciates music and practices the guitar in spare moments.