Sports injury diagnosis and non-surgical treatment
Peripheral joint injuries and non-surgical treatment
Ultrasound for diagnosis
Ultrasound-guided joint, tendon, and nerve procedures
Spinal injections:epidural steroid injections, facet joint injections, radiofrequency procedures
Electrodiagnostic medicine:needle electromyography, nerve conduction studies
Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dr. Ryan Zehnder has highly advanced training in diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound.
I enjoy empowering patients through education and guiding them through the complexities of their recovery and treatments. My focus is to understand a patient's personal goals and concerns in order to tailor treatment to what is most important to them.
I was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and a dedicated Husky fan after completing 12 years of higher education at the University of Washington. When not in clinic, I'm likely on a kiteboard, sailing, playing tennis, or enjoying the outdoors with my two sons.
University of Washington School of Medicine | Seattle, WA
University of Washington, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine | Seattle, WA
EvergreenHealth Sport & Spine Care | Kirkland, WA
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Reviewed on September 30, 2019 no medications prescribed
Reviewed on August 16, 2019 Nerve conduction studies are very unpleasant tests. This was no exception, but the doctor was patient with me and took the time I needed to recuperate from one series of test to the next. His explanations were clear enough I felt comfortable and confident that they had enough information with what was done, to make it unnecessary to go through any more of the needle tests (which were quite painful for me). Very kind, thoughtful doctor who was very knowledgable and skillful. Without violating HIPPA laws, he told me about another person who had a great deal of difficulty with this test who was also a healthcare professional. He was just good and I appreciated his kindness and sense of humor. Nevertheless, I hope to NEVER have to endure this test again.
Reviewed on August 16, 2019 kind, professional and super clear. great service. I felt my pain was taken seriously and the next steps he recommended were super clear (and helpful so far).
Reviewed on August 9, 2019 I am very grateful for Dr. Z! He is very patient with me as I tend to get emotional sometimes. I believe he can empathize with the frustrations after being in the car accident and the effects it's had. He is also conservative and I appreciate that very much.
Reviewed on July 3, 2019 great bedside manner and shows genuine concern about your healthcare issues