About Karen Greeley

 Karen Louise Greeley, PTKaren trained at St Mary’s Hospital School of Physiotherapy in London (UK) from 1981-1984. After graduating she worked at Northwick Park Hospital in North London for 2 years before traveling and working in Australia, New Zealand and S.E. Asia. She arrived in Seattle in 1989 where she specialized in orthopedics and gained her manual certifications through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy to their advanced level. She has also been progressing through the ConnectTherapyTM Program with LJ Lee PT, PhD in Vancouver, BC.


  • Certified Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapist (COMT)
  • Orthopaedic Speciality Certification (OCS)
  • Fellow of Americian Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT)
  • Certified Fellowship Instructor (CFI) with NAIOMT

Teaching Appointments

Karen has been on the adjunct faculty at the University of Washington Physical Therapy Doctorate Program for the last 10 years.

Selected Presentations

Trigeminal Symptoms of Cervical Origin (TSCO). Seattle Spine and Sports Medicine. March 2010. (co presented with Jim Shepherd DPT)

The History of Manipulations and the Current Legalities of Manipulations in Washington State. University of Washington. November 2010.

Another look at the Sacro-iliac Joint. Seattle Spine and Sports Medicine. (co presented with Bret Swigard MPT, LJLCP, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, c.MDT. October 2016.