Tammy Moreno, DPT, SCS, COMT, ATC
Tammy arrived at Stanford University as a staff physical therapist in January 2007. While providing clinical care to student-athletes from all 36 Cardinal varsity sports teams, Tammy has also assumed a vital leadership role in a variety of administrative projects within the sports medicine organization. Her administrative duties focus on maintaining a high standard of communication between physical therapy and athletic training.
While enjoying the challenge of providing treatment for all types of movement impairments, Tammy holds special interests in foot/ankle pathology, lower extremity mechanics, and running.
Tammy is a licensed physical therapist in the state of California, as well as a board-certified specialist in sports physical therapy (SCS). She holds a Certification in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (COMT) in the Australian/Maitland approach and an athletic training credential (ATC). She has been invited to speak on the Stanford sports medicine approach and alternative taping techniques.
- physical therapist, Stanford University (2007-present)
- physical therapist, Mills Health Center (2003-07)
- athletic trainer, Playsafe UCSF (seasonal, 2001-04)
Tammy received her bachelor's degree in physiology from the University of California, Los Angeles. While at UCLA, she completed a rigorous three year internship program in athletic training, culminating in her athletic training certification in 2001. In 2003, Tammy was awarded her master's of science in physical therapy from University of California, San Francisco/San Francisco State University, where she was involved in research on low back pain and hip pathomechanics. Tammy went on to receive her doctorate in physical therapy from Temple University in 2008.
Tammy has been involved in on-going research within the Human Performance Lab, including studies on the reliability of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS), use of orthotics, and return to play criteria associated with the Functional Lower Extremity Evaluation (FLEE).
- Use of an Antigravity Treadmill for Rehabilitation of a Pelvic Stress Injury. Tenforde, Watanabe, Moreno, Fredericson. PM&R 2012 Aug;4(8):629-31.