Dr. Kimberly (Kim) Ennis


Physical Therapy

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield




  • ScD, Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy, 2018, Texas Tech University of Health Sciences
  • DPT, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2012, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
  • BS, 2006, Michigan State University


  • Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT)


  • PTE 723 Patient Management: Musculoskeletal I
  • PTE 803 Advanced Topics in Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy

Professional experience

10 years of outpatient orthopaedic clinical experience

Professional organizations

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • American Academy of Orthoppaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT)
  • International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine (IAOM)

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • Kimberly Ennis, Phillip S. Sizer, Elizabeth Sargent, Jean-Michel Brismée, Alex Drusch, Jeegisha Kapila, Troy L. Hooper. Abdominal bracing changes lower quarter muscle activity but not reach distances during active forward reach on an unstable surface. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. 2021;28:391-396.

Research and professional interests

  • Sports physical therapy
  • Dry needling
  • Orthopedics