Kelly Hardbarger has been working in outpatient orthopedics since graduating from Cleveland State University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2014. Kelly comes from a family of physical therapists and knew she wanted to pursue a career in physical therapy at the age of 10. She loves working with a diverse patient population but has a special interest in gerontology as well as sports medicine. Kelly played Division I softball at the University at Buffalo.
Kelly is very passionate about helping her patients return to their prior level of function. She takes a patient-centered approach in order to design a patient’s exercise program to suit his/her needs and accomplish his/her goals. Kelly is constantly seeking new learning opportunities and has earned specialty certifications in Graston, dry needling, and taping techniques.
In her free time, Kelly enjoys spending time with her friends and family, working out/running/walking her dogs, as well as coaching high school/travel softball.