Bill Hayner

Seattle, WA

Instructor: Bill Hayner PT, OCS, C-STEP, FAAOMPT

City, State: Bellevue, WA

BIO (Highlights/Experience): Bill received his Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont in 2000. After graduation, he began practicing in an outpatient orthopaedic clinic affiliated with a small community hospital in upstate Vermont. Bill joined MTI in August 2002 as a staff physical therapist after moving to Seattle with his wife. Between 2002 and 2005 he completed intensive residency and fellowship training for the Doctor of Manual Therapy certificate degree programs offered by the Ola Grimsby Institute (OGI). In 2007, Bill completed a one-year certification program in exercise science from the Ola Grimsby Institute.

Bill is the clinic manager of our Bellevue clinic and member of MTI’s leadership committee, as well as a clinical instructor, mentor and faculty chair for the OGI. He is currently working on developing a seminar series for educating physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and athletic trainers in exercise progressions for all joints. Teaching is Bill’s passion as it not only helps to improve his clinical skills and knowledge, but also promotes the advancement of the profession by contributing to the improvement of his students’ skills. Bill has taught both weekend continuing education courses and yearlong certification and residency programs since 2007. He has also been involved in writing and editing a professional textbook focused on therapeutic exercise progressions for musculoskeletal and neuromuscular disorders.In his free time, Bill enjoys alpine skiing, mountain biking and backpacking in the mountains of Washington.


  • Exercise Progressions Residency Program, Ola Grimsby Institute, Seattle, WA (2007)

  • Part III Doctor of Manual Therapy Residency Program, Ola Grimsby Institute, Seattle, WA (2005)

  • Part II Manual Therapy Fellowship Program, Ola Grimsby Institute, Seattle, WA (2004)

  • Part I Manual Therapy Residency Program, Ola Grimsby Institute, Seattle, WA (2003)

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2000)

  • Bachelor of Arts in Zoology/Minor in Chemistry, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1994)

Clinic Information: 1560 140th Ave NE, Ste 100 Bellevue, WA 98005

Teaching at OGI:

  • Instructor for the Ola Grimsby Institute since 2007

  • Clinical instructor and mentor for residency and fellowship students

Invited Speaker/Keynote:


MTI Clinician of the Year 2008


Co-author/contributing editor for STEP textbook


  • PT – Physical Therapist

  • COMT – Certified Orthopaedic Manual Therapist

  • FAAOMPT – Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapists (2007)

  • OCS – Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (2009)

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member of the APTA

  • Fellow of the AAOMPT