Profession & Organization

  • President, Movement for Life

Kelly Sanders


Kelly Sanders is President of Movement for Life, an employee-owned physical therapy practice with outpatient clinics in Arizona, California and North Carolina as well as a musculoskeletal management solution, known as Everflex, which marries digital health with telehealth and in-clinic therapy care.

Kelly has been active with the American Physical Therapy Association’s Private Practice Section for a number of years through the editorial board of Impact Magazine as well as the Payment Policy Committee. She is now serving on a Payment Policy task force for value-based care as well as the COVID-19 Advisory Committee.

She received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 1999. Following graduation, Kelly completed a one-year residency program in orthopedic physical therapy at Kaiser West Los Angeles and Fortanasce & Associates Physical Therapy. She is board certified in orthopedic physical therapy and also is a certified athletic trainer. In her personal time, Kelly enjoys snow skiing, being outdoors, reading and spending time with her husband and two young children.