Alexa Burwell, D.P.T.

Alexa Burwell, D.P.T.

Alexa received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Washington. Prior to becoming a physical therapist, Alexa worked as an educator in the outdoor industry.

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Profile

Alexa received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Washington. Prior to becoming a physical therapist, Alexa worked as an educator in the outdoor industry. As a former PE teacher, Alexa is passionate about working with patients of all ages through patient education and empowerment. She builds patient care around listening and collaborating with patients to find solutions that work for their lives and personal goals.

Alexa grew up playing high-school volleyball and golf in Medford, Oregon at St. Mary’s School. In college, she took up running and has since run the Portland Marathon and a handful of half-marathons. During the first summer of PT school, Alexa was harangued into a sprint triathlon and loved it, leading to a repeat the following year.

In her spare time, Alexa enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, eating, and running.

Education

Undergraduate School

Seattle University, Seattle, WA – B.A. in Liberal Studies

Graduate School

University of Washington, Seattle, WA – Doctor of Physical Therapy