Laura Bannister is a modern dancer who applies her love for movement and unique understanding of the human body to her practice as a PT. Since graduating from the University of Washington with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2005, Laura has been dedicated to post graduate education earning advanced credentials as a board certified Orthopedic Specialist (American Physical Therapy Association) and as an Orthopedic Manual Therapist (Ola Grimsby Institute). She has also participated in a rehab based teaching certification with Pacific NW Pilates.
Laura opened Avant Physical Therapy in 2013 and has grown the clinic to become an integral part of the Belltown neighborhood. She enjoys working with a broad spectrum of clients including orthopedic injuries, hip hypermobility, acute and chronic low back pain, postural dysfunction, and people with pain following car accidents.
Laura enjoys spending her free time with her husband, chasing their two lovely daughters through the city, beaches and mountains. She finds personal fulfillment in exercise, gardening and entertaining.