A former Stanford athlete and NBA player turned Doctor of Physical Therapy, Curtis utilizes his unique experience as an athlete and therapist to perform initial assessments, manual therapy and develop evidence-based return-to-play and injury-prevention strategies.
Curtis earned his Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University, where he was a member of the 2-time Pac 10 Champion men's basketball team. After an All-American junior season, Dr. Borchardt left school to become a 1st round NBA draft pick in 2002 and began his playing career with the Utah Jazz. Throughout his 10-year professional basketball journey, he had the fortune of being treated by and learning from many renowned doctors and physical therapists. He quickly realized physical therapy's impact on helping him bounce back from injury and return to doing what he loved.
After retiring from basketball, Curtis pursued his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Pacific University, graduating in 2018. During his clinical training, he had the privilege of returning to Stanford University to work with the Stanford Sports Medicine department, providing physical therapy services to varsity athletes across various sports.
Curtis uses his physical therapy and sports rehabilitation knowledge to help athletes perform at their highest possible level. He specializes in tailoring exercise programs and other active treatment strategies for injury prevention and return-to-play, resulting in superior and sustained long-term improvements in pain and performance.
DR. CURTIS BORCHARDT
Performance Rehabilitation Specialist