Tamara Kas

Physical Therapist, DPT, OCS, CMPT, CIDN, CSMS

DPT – Doctor of Physical Therapy
CIDN – Certified Integrative Dry Needling
OCS – Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
CMPT – Certified Manual Physical Therapist
CSMS – Certified Sportsmetrics Specialist

Tamara is a licensed physical therapist at our Grand Rapids City location. Tamara completed her Bachelor of Science in Movement Science from the University of Michigan and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Grand Valley State University. Her physical therapy passions include utilizing a hands-on, manual approach paired with individualized exercises. She prioritizes patient education regarding each therapy diagnosis and pain response and empowers patients to get back to the activities they enjoy. She is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) with a passion for all orthopedic and sports-related injuries, running injuries and video gait analysis, Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD), and chronic pain conditions.

Tamara loves participating in all sports and has competitive experience in basketball, soccer, volleyball, track, and currently plays ultimate frisbee. She particularly loves running, yoga, and being active outside with her husband and two sons.



Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Grand Valley State University 2015

Bachelor of Science in Movement Science

University of Michigan 2011


Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

Certified Manual Physical Therapist

Sportsmetrics Certified

Certified Sportsmetrics Specialist (CSMS)

Certified Running Gait Analyst

Level 1

Certified Integrative Dry Needling (CIDN)


(OCS) Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

Balance Training and Fall Prevention

Blood Flow Restriction

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Chronic Pain

Concussion Management


Dry Needling

Headache Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD)

Kinesiology Taping

LSVT Big - for Parkinson's Disease

Return to Sport Program

Spanish Speaking

Sports Medicine



Vestibular Rehabilitation

Video Gait Analysis


Grand Rapids City

345 Fuller Ave NE, Suite 1
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

P: 616-608-8938
F: 616-608-8939

I mainly picked Hulst Jepsen because it was conveniently located very close to me. I found an excellent team who guided me through my recovery process. And everybody could pronounce my name by the second appointment!

Davide Q.

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