Brunell, JoJo

JoJo is a graduate from Pacific University where she received a bachelor degree with a certificate in physical therapy. She has a transitional doctorate from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions with an educational focus on evidence based practice in orthopedics and sports medicine. With over thirty years of clinical experience in a variety of settings, orthopedics and sports medicine has been her primary clinical focus. JoJo has served in clinical leadership roles, as a mentor, clinical instructor and continuing education faculty member speaking on post-operative and non-operative management of hip, knee and shoulder joint pathology. She has worked closely with orthopedic surgeons and sport medicine physicians to develop evidence based rehab protocols for post-operative and non-operative orthopedic conditions. She has a special interest, and extensive experience in the assessment and management of complex hip joint pathology.  She has also served as an American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons workgroup member for developing treatment guidelines for juvenile osteochondritis dissecans. She enjoys working with clients of all ages with a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, and she draws from her background to provide quality individualized care for clients. 

JoJo has spent several years serving in the community by providing sport medicine coverage for high school athletic activities, teaching high school level sport medicine classes and coaching basketball and lacrosse at the youth and high school level.  Boise has been her home for many years. She enjoys spending time with her husband, her two adult children, and a new grandbaby.  She takes advantage of the active lifestyle Boise’s climate allows, biking, hiking and cross country skiing. You can also find her in her sewing studio designing and creating apparel, home décor and quilts.  

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