Chief Consultant/Sole Proprietor: Dr. Ola Grimsby
Following his graduation from Idrettshøyskole (sports college) in Denmark, hegraduated from the Norwegian State Physiotherapy School and the Physical Therapy Department of Health in Oslo, Norway. In addition he has completed 3 years of postgraduate studies in Mobilization with the Nordic Special Group for Manual Therapy and with the Norwegian Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Grimsby served as chairperson for the Norwegian Physical Therapy Association’s Special Group for Manual Therapy after which he became the chairperson for the Nordic Group of Specialists in Manual Therapy. He was Norway’s first Executive Member if IFOMPT and a Founding Member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy. He also served as a Member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. Dr. Grimsby established degree granting authority for the OGI residency programs offering a Doctor of Manual Therapy Degree as well as a PhD. In 1991 he received a Certificate of Authorization for Service as the Director of a California Postsecondary Educational Institution under CEC Section 94311(a).
Ola Grimsby has received numerous national and international awards and he has published books and articles in several languages.
Vice President, CEO: Stuart Eivers DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Stuart Eivers is the clinical director of MTI Physical Therapy in The Washington Athletic Club (WAC). Stuart has been in working the field of outpatient orthopaedics since 1992 after undergoing physical therapy himself for a period of time. He received a Master’s in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy in 1997 and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2000. Stuart became a board certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist in 2003 and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Manual Physical Therapists. He has been involved with teaching and consulting at the University of Washington’s Physical Therapy program and with the Ola Grimsby Institute. He has been a clinical instructor for over 20 years and is MTI’s Clinical Education Coordinator.
As a father of two, Stuart finds the time to enjoy hiking, basketball and bicycling. He has been active in the basketball league and Golf Club at the WAC.
Vice President, CEO: Vicki Luebbe
Vicki graduated with concurrent Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 1978. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings over her 30 plus year professional career. Her pursuit of manual therapy excellence began with a certification from the University of St. Augustine; that led her to postgraduate work with the Ola Grimsby Institute, culminating in completion of the Orthopedic Manual Therapy Year III. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy. Vicki treats patients full time in Seattle, WA, and is a faculty member for the Ola Grimsby Institute.