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Elise Armstrong


Elise Armstrong is a physical therapist specializing in orthopedics. She cares for patients of all ages and activity levels, addressing conditions such as back pain, shoulder injuries and leg pain.

Armstrong earned her bachelor's degree in kinesiology at California Polytechnic State University and her doctor of physical therapy degree through a joint program of UCSF and San Francisco State University. She completed a yearlong manual therapy course at Folsom Physical Therapy and Training Center, followed by a residency in orthopedic physical therapy at UCSF. She is a member of the orthopedic section of the American Physical Therapy Association.

In her free time, Armstrong enjoys traveling, cooking, walking, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on the San Francisco Giants.

  • Education

    California Polytechnic State University, BS, Kinesiology, 2011

    UCSF and San Francisco State University, DPT, 2015

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Orthopedic Physical Therapy, 2018

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

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