Kim Ortloff

Stretching Your Life

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Kim Ortloff has a degree from Florida State University in exercise physiology through the College of Human Sciences. She is a graduate of the CORE Institute of Massage Therapy and is a licensed massage therapist and sports massage therapist in the state of Florida. Kim continues to study with Aaron Mattes, kinesiologist and founder of the Mattes method of Active Isolated Stretching at his rehabilitative facility in Sarasota, FL. She has assisted Aaron Mattes in his teaching of AIS nationwide to various massage therapist, physical therapist, chiropractors, personal trainers, and athletic trainers.

Ms. Ortloff has co-authored a book titled "Where It Hurts and Why", an inspirational and motivational guide to self healing.

Ms. Ortloff supports athletes locally, nationally and internationally. She works as team therapist for Florida State University's Football, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer Track & Field and Swimming. Served as team therapist 2005, 2004 NCAA Track, Regional and Finals as well as 1998 ACC Swim Finals. Team therapist for Zimbabwe at the 1999 World Track & Field Championship, Seville, Spain 1996 Summer Olympics, with the USA Handball team and in the Sports Massage Clinic, Atlanta, GA.

Individual Therapist: Cory Fuller, Baltimore Ravens NFL, Deion Sanders (retired), Baltimore Ravens NFL, Brad Johnson, Minnesota Viking NFL, Andre Wadsworth, Arizona Cardinals MLB, Douglas Edwards, Atlanta Hawks NBA (retired), Jonathan Edwards, WR Triple Jump, England (Bronze Medal). Ken Harnden 1999 and 2000 olympic hurdler for Zimbabwe, current FSU assistant track coach. Kris Tamulis, LPGA; Jay Pichard, finisher of the 2000 Eco-challenge Borneo.

Consultant, TITUS Sports, Tallahassee, Florida.

Instructor/Trainer in the area of Active Isolated Stretching Technique, providing service nationwide to Massage Therapist, Physical Therapist, Chiropractors and Athletic Trainers.

Kim Kim has been featured as a guest lecturer at FSU in the department of athletic training sports medicine academic major and continues to work closely with the athletic department. She speaks and teaches locally in Tallahassee on motivation, goal setting and promotion and application of health and wellness.


Introducing Kim's new book: Where It Hurts And Why. How to Gain Control Of Your Pain by Kim Ortloff and Angela Sehgal.

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Where It Hurts And Why can help guide you to a life that is active, healthy and free of pain. It covers:

  • A simple approach to identifying the causes of pain.
  • Self help techniques for pain relief.
  • The importance of a positive attitude and healthy lifestyle.
  • Stretches, exercises, and massage for specific areas of pain.
  • When to seek professional help.

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