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Famous Female Physical Therapists

Updated June 14, 2019 14.1k views14 items

List of famous female physical therapists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female physical therapists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being physical therapists. There are thousand of females working as physical therapists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic physical therapists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a physical therapist then the people below should give you inspiration.

Examples of people on this list include Birte Merete Gad and Jessica Trengove.

While this isn't a list of all female physical therapists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female physical therapists?" and "Who are the best female physical therapists?"
  • Hinkelien Schreuder (born 13 February 1984) is a butterfly, freestyle and backstroke swimmer from The Netherlands, who also competed in the medley events. She's currently living in Eindhoven, where she is studying physiotherapy, and is training at the same club as multiple Olympic champion Pieter van den Hoogenband where she is currently training under the guidance of former world champion Marcel Wouda. Schreuder won the Olympic gold medal in the 4×100 freestyle relay at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, and a bronze in the same event at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She is a former world record holder in the 100 m individual medley, and former European record holder in the 50 m butterfly short... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Goor, Kingdom of the Netherlands
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    Karen Hanlen

    Karen Hanlen (born 28 March 1980) is a New Zealand mountain biker. She is representing New Zealand at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, competing in the Women's Cross-country cycling event.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 40
    • Birthplace: Whakatane, New Zealand
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    Vanessa Boslak

    Vanessa Boslak (born 11 June 1982) is a French pole vaulter. She was born in Lesquin, France. Boslak represented her country in major international competitions such as the Olympic Games, World Championships, World Indoor Championships, European Championships and European Indoor Championships. Boslak's personal outdoor best is 4.70 metres, achieved at the 2006 European Cup in Málaga on 28 June 2006 and in the pole vault final of the 2007 World Championships in Osaka on 28 August 2007. She achieved her personal indoor best of 4.70m in winning the silver medal on 11 March 2012 at the 2012 World Indoor Championships in Istanbul.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Lesquin, France
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    Jessica Trengove

    Jessica Trengove is an Australian athletics competitor competing in the 1500 metres, 5000 metres, 10,000 metres, half marathon, and marathon events. Other sports she has played include netball. She was selected to represent Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the marathon.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 33
    • Birthplace: North Adelaide, Australia