KYNDALL BOYLE, PT, PhD, OCS, PRC, is a licensed physical therapist who has worked in a variety of settings for the past 24 years: outpatient orthopedic, sports medicine, home health, skilled nursing, and acute care. Dr. Boyle is currently the Director and Owner of OPTimal Performance Physical Therapy in Boone, NC. In addition to the clinic, she served as a full-time faculty member for Doctor of Physical Therapy programs for 14 years. Dr. Boyle earned her BS in PT from the University of New Mexico, an MS from the UNC at Chapel Hill, and a PhD from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She is currently Board Certified in Orthopedics having earned her designation as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). In addition, Dr. Boyle studied Postural Restoration Concepts that later led to her certification (PRC). Because of her clinical experience, she has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, book chapters, and magazine articles. Dr. Boyle continues to be active in research relating to the management of musculoskeletal conditions.