BiographyJamie Murphy, P.T.A., B.A., is a physical therapist assistant at UW Medicine's Physical Therapy Services at Eastside Specialty Center.
Murphy works in a team setting along with several physical therapists, treating a variety of patients in the outpatient, orthopedic setting. One of the most rewarding things that she does is help patients reach their unique, physical goals. This could be as simple as learning to get up from the floor or returning to running a 10k after an injury. She gets joy out of educating patients and implementing a personalized program to help them safely reach their goals.
Murphy earned her P.T.A. at Green River Community College and her B.A. at the UW. She has worked in many different settings, from home health, aquatics, work hardening and outpatient orthopedics. A strong clinical interest is the rehabilitation of sports injuries and treating post-op orthopedic patients.
Personal InterestsIn her free time Murphy enjoys running, hiking, skiing, travel and almost any sport.
University of Washington
Medical education, 2005
Green River Community College
Medical education, 1998, Physical Therapy