Krista Herbst, PT, DPT, LAT, ATC

Krista Herbst, PT, DPT, LAT, ATC

Triad Region

Greensboro | Physical and Hand Therapy

Krista Herbst is dual credentialed as a physical therapist and a certified athletic trainer. She joined our EmergeOrtho Triad Region team in 2013 and cares for patients of all ages with orthopedic injuries and conditions. As a physical therapist, Krista evaluates and cares for patients within the Therapy Services Department. She makes every effort to deliver quality, patient-centered care identifying her patient’s needs and goals. Her treatment plans are innovative and individualized, helping patients remain motivated in their recovery.

In the our therapy clinic, Krista says “I love to see patients progress, so they are able to return to the activities or sports they were doing prior to their surgery or injury.” Her clinical interests include general orthopedics as well as sports injuries and rehabilitation. Krista brings a unique perspective to our therapy clinic with her expertise in physical therapy and athletic training. 

Krista became is certified in Personalized Blood Flow Restriction (PBFR) through Owens Recovery Science. She uses this modality with all types of patients ranging from post-surgical patients to performance athletes. Her patients have benefited from PBFR with documented increases in strength, hypertrophy, & endurance. Krista’s knowledge, determination, and compassion are incomparable.

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  • Graduate Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science, Athletic Training, Ashland University, Ashland, OH


  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA)

Specialties & Services

EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.