Christopher Kinslow

Co-director of Admissions for DPT
Assistant Professor in Physical Therapy
B.S. Physical Therapy, University of Missouri-Columbia
Doctorate in Chiropractic, Cleveland Chiropractic College
Chris.Kinslow@stmary.edu | 913-758-6186 | Berchmans 112

Dr. Chris Kinslow, D.C., P.T., is an Assistant Professor at the University of Saint Mary in the Stefani Doctor of Physical Therapy program.  In addition, he is the owner of Chiropractic Physical Therapy Corporation, an outpatient orthopedic clinic located in Weston, Mo. 

Dr. Kinslow brings a strong orthopedic background to the Saint Mary DPT program, having 15 years of clinical experience in outpatient orthopedics. Owning his own outpatient orthopedic private practice for the last nine years has sharpened his knowledge of business management and practice philosophy. His professional experiences also include school-based Physical Therapy, Skilled Nursing Facility settings, Acute Care, and Neurological Rehabilitation. He continues to practice physical therapy in Weston to keep up with the changes in the field, while also teaching at USM. 

As an Associate Professor at USM, Dr. Kinslow teaches courses on management and administration, along with musculoskeletal and orthopedic topics. Dr. Kinslow is currently a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Dr. Kinslow began his academic career at the University of Missouri-Columbia where he graduated with honors, earning a B.S. in Physical Therapy in 1999. Dr. Kinslow continued his commitment to lifelong learning by attending Cleveland Chiropractic College, graduating with honors and earning a Doctorate in Chiropractic in 2005.

Dr. Kinslow has also served as a clinical instructor for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant students throughout his clinical career, sharing his knowledge and passion in the field of physical therapy with his students.

Dr. Kinslow is a licensed Physical Therapist and Chiropractor in Missouri.


Courses Taught

  • DPT 722 — Musculoskeletal System II
  • DPT 824 — Physical Therapy Management and Administration
  • DPT 832 — Elective: Spinal Mobilization/Manipulation
  • DPT 721 — Differential Diagnosis


Research Interests

Dr. Kinslow’s research pursuits are in integrating yoga and manual therapy together to better treat orthopedic back and joint pain.