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Shannon M Bravo Petersen is an Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Des Moines University, Des Moines Iowa. Dr. Petersen earned a Master of Physical Therapy Degree from St. Ambrose University in Iowa, Doctor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Andrews University in Michigan, and a Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy from Regis University in Colorado. Dr. Petersen is a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, a board certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), and serves on the Specialization Academy of Content Experts for the APTA. Her research publications are in the area of manual therapy and exercise for patients with neck pain, headaches, and back pain. Dr. Petersen has presented her work at numerous professional conferences and is the recipient of the 2013 Dick Ehrard Research Presentation Award. Dr. Petersen serves both as an Editorial Board Member and serves as a reviewer for multiple journals.