Molly Gries PT, DPT, OCS, CertMDT
Molly received her Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO. Molly obtained her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Certification from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 2018. Molly is certified in mechanical diagnosis and therapy by The McKenzie Institute.
Molly specializes in outpatient orthopedic treatment of musculoskeletal disorders with special interests in vestibular rehabilitation, concussion management, pelvic health, and runners. Molly performs running video gait analysis to assist with pain-free return to running. Molly also provides pelvic rehabilitation for women’s and men’s health, including incontinence and pelvic pain.
Molly currently assists in clinical research trials studying gait mechanics and functional movement patterns at the University of Washington, including presenting a poster at APTA Combined Sections Meeting about turning analysis with different evaluating systems.
In her free time, Molly prefers to be active and outside to enjoy life in the Pacific Northwest. An avid hiker and backpacker, she can typically be found in the mountains outside of work. She bike commutes to work and enjoys snow and water skiing. She also is a long distance runner, having completed six marathons and numerous half marathons, including the 2017 Boston Marathon.
Member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Sports Section and running special interest group
“I enjoy working with patients to provide education to help them grow and change their habits in order to lead a healthier and pain-free lifestyle. I love being the person that gets to help them through this process of understanding the importance of focused exercises and working them into their daily routine for lifelong changes.”