Richard (Rich) Jordan, PTA

Richard (Rich) Jordan, PTA

  • Specialty

    Physical Therapy

  • Location


  • Education

    Associate degree in Applied Science, Physical Therapist Assistant (2016)
    University of Alaska Anchorage
    Anchorage, AK


Rich Jordan is a certified physical therapy assistant (PTA) who helps coordinate and enhance patient care through hands-on education, exercise program supervision and progress evaluation. Working under the supervision of OPA's certified PT staff, Mr. Jordan helps ensure patients achieve optimal outcomes.
Mr. Jordan first joined OPA in 2015 as physical therapy technician and received three months of training in orthopedic tech. He then spent 2016 enrolled in UAA's PTA program. He took his boards in January 2017 and joined OPA Therapy Services as a certified PTA in Feb 2017.

Today Mr. Jordan holds an associate degree in Physical Therapist Assisting and is a vital member of the OPA Therapy Services team.

Prior to launching a career in physical therapy, Mr. Jordan worked for over 20 years as an award-winning television photojournalist and freelance videographer, including 16 years at KTUU.


    Physical Therapy with an emphasis in: Orthopedics, Sports Medicine


    Bachelor of Arts, Communications (1986)
    Lewis and Clark College
    Portland, OR


    APTA – American Physical Therapy Association (Current)

    AKPTA – Alaska Physical Therapy Association (Current)

    BLS/CPR for Healthcare Workers Certificate (Current)


The OPA team includes Alaska’s leading specialists and offers some of the latest, most advanced treatment procedures available today.

OPA treats a wide variety of conditions and offers comprehensive treatment options — including many non-surgical solutions, minimally invasive arthroscopies (repairs), and total joint replacement.

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