Lauren Barringer, PT, DPT, OCS
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Lauren came to physical therapy as an often-injured competitive swimmer with a fascination in human anatomy. She earned a doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in 2013. Prior to physical therapy, she worked in the field of environmental ecology focusing on bird and plant research.
Since beginning as a physical therapist in 2013, Lauren has completed advanced training in trigger point dry needling and manual therapy. She has also completed the Eastern Colorado Healthcare System’s Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency program at the Denver VA hospital. After this, she earned Board Certification in Orthopaedics which is an accomplishment attained by only 2% of physical therapists. Lauren has worked with a wide variety of patients in an outpatient setting throughout her career. She strives to bring a compassionate, functional, and balanced approach to patient care.
Outside of the clinic, Lauren teaches at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus as an orthopedic lab assistant in the physical therapy program. When not at work, her hobbies include skiing, rock climbing, running, and gardening.