Jenny Ross, PT, DPT received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from San Diego State University where she participated in research on pain modulation in chronic spine pain populations, as well as authored an abstract on kinesiophobia in chronic knee pain in active duty military personnel. At this time she also conductied research in the biomechanics lab at the Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Her doctoral education emphasized manual, biomechanical, and functional assessment and treatment spanning various ages and pathologies. Her clinical experience has primarily been in-depth orthopedic and sport-specific outpatient treatment in land-based and aquatic settings. Additional clinical experience includes school-based pediatric PT, geriatric PT at a skilled nursing facility, and polytrauma rehab PT at the Comprehensive Combat and Complex Casualty Care at Naval Medical Center San Diego.
Prior to SDSU, she received her bachelor’s degrees in economics and in political science with an emphasis on international relations from the University of California, San Diego. While at UCSD, she played on the university women’s club soccer team for four years. After graduation, she worked as an economic analyst for five years before changing her career to be a physical therapist, where her professional life dovetailed with her passion and joy for movement. When she is not practicing physical therapy, she spends her time rock climbing, playing beach volleyball, or traveling.