Stefany Shaibi, PT, DPT, OCS

Stefany Shaibi Assistant Clinical Professor
Northern Arizona University
Physical Therapy, Phoenix Campus
Phone: 602-827-2463

Professional Interests

Stefany Shaibi is currently an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training.  An Arizona native, Stefany completed her undergraduate education at Arizona State University.  She then completed her physical therapy education at the University of Southern California.  Stefany has more than 12 years of experience in outpatient physical therapy and home healthcare.  In addition to teaching, she continues to maintain hours in local outpatient physical therapy clinics.  Her professional interests include the evaluation and treatment of low back pain and the management of orthopedic conditions in older adults.

Education and Certifications

Geriatric Clinical Specialist (GCS), Board certified in geriatric physical therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2014
Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), Board certified in orthopedic physical therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2005
Certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, The McKenzie Institute, 2005
Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 2003
Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Arizona State University, 2000
Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science and Physical Education, Arizona State University, 2000

Teaching area/ Courses Taught

Foundations of a Physical Therapy Examination, Biomechanics, Musculoskeletal Therapeutics I, Musculoskeletal Therapeutics II, Integumentary Therapeutics, Therapeutic Exercise, Lifecycle II

Publications/ Professional Presentations

Shaibi S. Use of Mobilizations in a Patient with Metastatic Cancer. Poster Presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, February, 2015.

Shaibi S & Carroll H. Integrated Clinical Education Promotes Self-Efficacy among First Year DPT Students. Poster Presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February, 2014.

Dreyer HC, Schroeder ET, Hawkins SA, Marcell TJ, Tarpenning KM, Vallejo AF, Jensky NE, Shaibi GQ, Spears (Shaibi) SD, Yamada R, Wiswell RA. Chronic Exercise and Skeletal Muscle Power in Older Men. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 31: 190-195, 2006.