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Boyd Etter

Boyd Etter is a retired veteran that opened Physical Therapy partners with his wife Sheryl and now operates at both locations in Reno and Fernley. He enjoys spending time with his wife and their three beautiful children. His interests include: clinical effectiveness, politics, economics, photography, and outdoor activities from camping to skiing. 



Evidence In Motion, Doctorate of Physical Therapy

University of Otago, New Zealand - Diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the Spine and Extremities
College of St. Scholastica, Bachelor of Arts in Physical Therapy


Board Certified in Mechanical Diagnostic Therapy of the Spine through the McKenzie Institute International (Dip. MDT)
Orthopedic Certified Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy



MDT -- Mechanical Diagnostic Therapy

OCS -- Orthopedic Clinical Specialist


American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Nevada Physical Therapy Association (NPTA)
McKenzie Institute International
American Back Society
North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy


Dr. Etter is the only diplomat MDT physical therapist in Reno. He specializes in spine care and orthopedics with a focus on a mechanical diagnostic model of manual therapy. He is also the only internationally trained spine specialist in the United States. Dr. Etter is heavily involved with the APTA and NPTA.


Office Phone: 775-853-7475

Cell: 775-233-4408

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