Elizabeth Lane, PT, DPT, PhD(c)

Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists


Dr. Elizabeth Lane is the program director of Upstream Rehab Institute’s Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and is a lead instructor for several URI continuing education courses. She earned her doctorate in physical therapy from the Medical College of Georgia. She holds board-certification in orthopaedics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. She holds several certifications- dry needling, Selective Functional Movement Assessment, Certified Strength and Condition Specialist, and Therapeutic Pain Specialist. She has lectured at multiple national conferences and served on the Education Academy’s Residency and Fellowship Education Special Interest Group. She is also a study coordinator at the University of Utah, where she is involved in several nationally-funded research trials. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Utah and teaches musculoskeletal management to entry-level DPT students. Her research interests include a focus on neuroscience education for those with chronic spinal pain.


Dr. Elizabeth Lane teaches the following courses for URI: