Marian Kirk, PT

Clinic Manager

Education:

  • University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD Magna cum Laude
  • Bachelors of Science, Physical Therapy 1983

Experience:

Marian Kirk has treated in the field of outpatient physical therapy since 1983. She has practiced and managed Physical Therapy programs in the rehabilitation clinics of several hospitals during her career. Since 1998, she has contributed her clinical expertise to REHAB AT WORK, where she has held the position of Senior Physical Therapist, Clinic Manager and Director of Research. Marian currently holds the positions of Clinic Manager for the Waldorf clinic and Research Director company-wide.

Publications:

“Association Between Clinician Assessed Lifting Ability and Workplace Tolerance and Patient Self-Reported Pain and Disability Following Work Conditioning”, Hart D. L., Kirk M., Howar J., and Mongeon S., WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, February 2007.

Philosophy:

“I believe in taking an active approach with an emphasis on home exercises and patient education to give people the tools to improve. I do not subscribe to only one theoretical approach or method to treat all people. Instead, I use many of the different techniques currently prevalent in Physical Therapy.”

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New IASTM tools at all 9 locations!

At all of our 9 locations, our therapists are trained in using Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) tools. These tools are ergonomically designed instruments to help break down some of the scar tissue and fascial restrictions that build up over time after an injury.