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Samantha Jett


Physical therapist
Outdoor enthusiast and yogi

  • (415) 353-7598
  • (415) 353-7598

Samantha Jett is a physical therapist who cares for patients with a variety of orthopedic and sports-related injuries and disorders. She aims to improve her patients' quality of life, help them return to their desired levels of fitness and support those who wish to reach ambitious health goals. She is a certified orthopedic clinical specialist.

Using manual therapy in conjunction with functional retraining and stabilization, Jett helps patients achieve efficient, pain-free movement. She values communication and education for achieving the best possible outcomes.

Jett's research interests include yoga-based rehabilitation and helping athletes return to their sports. She is also interested in psychosocial approaches to rehabilitation and chronic pain, in which treatment is adjusted to an individual's psychological needs and social environment.

Jett received her bachelor's degree in exercise and health science and biopsychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She earned her doctor of physical therapy degree from the joint program of UCSF and San Francisco State University. She completed a residency in orthopedics with Agile Physical Therapy in Palo Alto, California.

In addition to being a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Jett is a recipient of the Kean Scholarship, awarded to physical therapy students for achievements in patient care and education.

  • Education

    UC Santa Barbara, BS, Biopsychology and Exercise and Health Science, 2009

    UCSF and San Francisco State University, DPT, 2015

  • Residencies

    Agile Physical Therapy, Orthopedics , 2016

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