Cliff Kiracofe, PT
Staff Physical Therapist
Located in our Coeur d’ Alene office
- US Navy, submarine service on-board the USS Michigan SSBN 727 gold crew, FTG 1986-1992
- Idaho state university 1992-1995 biology, University Alpine Ski Team 1992-1995, Professional Ski Instructor Pebble Creek Ski Area 1992-1995, Norba Mountain Bike Race series for Utah/Idaho Cat 2,
- University of Manchester 1995-1998 B.Sc. (Honors) Physiotherapy, University Alpine Ski Team 1995-1998, University Mountain Bike Race Team 1995-1998, Internship with Manchester United Football Club 1998.
Cliff graduated from the University of Manchester, School of Physiotherapy in 1998. Since graduating, Cliff has had the opportunity to work with the Manchester United Football Club as well as acute care hospital settings, industrial rehab, home health, skilled nursing facilities and Outpatient physical therapy. He also started Performancedge Sports Training in which he had the opportunity to work with area high school athletes from Coeur d’Alene, Lake City, Lakeland, Timberlake and Post Falls, as well as NIC basketball, soccer and softball teams. Cliff completed extensive certification through Frappier Acceleration Sports Training on performance enhancement, injury prevention and is certified on the ACL bridge program to get athletes from injury back to sport. He also attended extensive training at the University of Florida for neck and back injury and treatment and is Medx certified.
Cliff moved to Coeur d’Alene in 2001 and joined the OPTI team in August of 2016. Cliff uses effective communication for identifying the problem with the help of a strong education, goal setting, observation, orthopedic testing, manual therapy, exercise therapy, kinesio taping and various electro therapies.
Cliff’s hobbies include racing mountain bikes fro Two Wheeler Dealer/Specialized, trail riding, hiking and snow skiing with family and friends.