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Alyssa Arms PT, DPT, OCS

Clinical Sr. Instructor
  • Physical Therapy (SOM)

Dr. Alyssa Arms is a graduate of the CU DPT program. She teaches in Examination/Evaluation, Foundations of Intervention, and Medical Conditions, and she specifically lectures on all of the Integumentary and Wound Care content. She enjoys working with students throughout the curriculum, providing years of teaching experience to help students along their journey to become a PT colleague. Dr. Arms works at her private practice, Back in Step PT, where she specializes in working with dancers and other performing artists.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Colorado, Aurora, CO | Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2010
University of Denver, Denver, CO | Bachelor of Science – Biology, 2007

Colorado License #PTL.0010084

Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, 2016
American Physical Therapy Association Certified Clinical Instructor, 2011



2023: Alumni Achievement Award, University of Colorado Physical Therapy Alumni Association

2019 – 2022: Toastmasters International Winner of Best Speaker, Best Evaluator, and Most Improved Speaker awards, as well as a Triple Crown winner and Area Speech Contest winner.

2010: Herbert J. Levy Humanitarian Award, University of Colorado Physical Therapy Alumni Association

2009: Outstanding Service to the University of Colorado Denver by an Individual

2007: Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society

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