Dr. Curtis Borchardt, DPT earned his Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA where he was a member of the 2-time Pac 10 Champion men’s basketball team. After an All-American junior season, he left school to become a 1st round NBA draft pick in 2002 and began his playing career with the Utah Jazz. Throughout his 10-year professional basketball journey he had the fortune of being treated by and learning from many renowned doctors and physical therapists. He quickly realized the impactful role physical therapy played in helping him bounce back from injury and return to doing what he loved. After finishing his playing career in 2012, Curtis earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree with distinction from Pacific University. During his clinical training, he was fortunate to be able to return to his alma mater and work with the Stanford Sports Medicine department to provide physical therapy services to varsity athletes in a wide variety of sports.
Curtis utilizes his experience as an athlete, a patient, and a clinician to understand his patients' goals, identify the source of their dysfunction, and provide evidence-based manual therapy and tailored exercise prescription to enable a quick return to function and lasting recovery. He enjoys treating a wide-variety of musculoskeletal conditions, and has special expertise in treating athletes of all ages, as well as lower extremity and spinal conditions. Curtis remains committed to continually improving his skills as a clinician through a variety of continuing educational courses and certifications. Curtis enjoys working at Stride Strong because it enables him to treat patients for longer, entirely one-on-one therapy sessions giving patients the quality of care they deserve. Outside the clinic, Curtis enjoys road cycling and shooting hoops with his wife and 4 young children.