Ed Schiavone

Ed Schiavone


  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
  • Co-founder, PhysioTree, Redwood City, CA.
  • Director of Education:
    • Agile Physical Therapy
  • Faculty:
    • Agile Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship, Palo Alto, CA
  • Faculty:
    • Kaiser Permanente Northern California Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship, Union City, CA.

Ed Schiavone earned a BS in Physical Therapy from Youngstown State University, Ohio. He received his Orthopedic Manual Therapy Certification in 2005. Ed completed the Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship at Kaiser Permanente Northern California in 2006 and has been a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist since 2009. Ed is Director of Education at Agile Physical Therapy, located in Palo Alto, CA. Ed previously served as Clinic Director and Director of the Agile Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency from 2010 through 2016. As residency director and clinical faculty, Ed has taught and mentored residents, and led faculty and education curriculum development. Ed has been on faculty of the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship since 2011. As Education Director and faculty member, Ed teaches and mentors orthopedic residents, Fellows-in-training, and seasoned clinicians on various topics including: clinical reasoning, test clusters, principles of classification and differentiation, thrust and non-thrust techniques, and exercise progression. He also teaches continuing education classes on the topic of thrust techniques for the spine and extremities to physical therapists of all skill levels. In 2016, Ed co-founded PhysioTree LLC, a healthcare information technology start-up specializing in clinical applications.

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