Dr. Tammy Wolfe graduated from Indiana University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy and from Arcadia University with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2011. She has 24 years of experience in the human physical therapy profession, specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine. In 1999, Tammy completed a 4 year certification and became a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner®. This training in Functional Integration® manual techniques has laid an important foundation in building upon her effective canine treatment skills. From 1999 until 2003, Dr. Wolfe owned a private physical therapy clinic in Northglenn, Colorado. She began working with canines at Huron Animal Hospital in 2002. In February of 2003, she joined the rehabilitation team at Alameda East Veterinary Hospital. She was certified in canine rehabilitation by the University of Tennessee in their second graduating class in December 2003.
Dr. Wolfe’s extensive experience and continuing education has allowed her to become one of the trailblazers in the field of animal physical therapy. Based on the concepts of neuroplasticity, she has developed her own unique manual technique, the Wolfe Kinetic Technique®, which has proven amazing effectiveness with rehabilitating multiple species. She has published articles in veterinary and physical therapy professional journals, and she consistently conducts research to promote a scientifically based practice, and to continue to be on the cutting edge of animal physical therapy techniques. Dr. Wolfe is the exclusive physical therapist of the Denver Zoo, and because of her experience and reputation, veterinary professionals worldwide come to her to learn. She is an active member of the North American Feldenkrais Guild, and the Animal Special Interest group, and Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.