Katie completed the Physical Therapist Assistant program at the College of DuPage, receiving her Associates degree in 2006. She has since worked in outpatient orthopaedics for over six years, while treating a wide variety of patients, ranging from athletes to pre- and post-operative patients. In addition to her work as a Physical Therapist Assistant, Katie received her Associates degree in Personal Training from Elgin Community College in 2002. She has over 10 years experience as a Certified Personal Trainer, working predominantly with people transitioning from physical therapy to a personalized workout program.
Katie has completed further continuing education in orthopedic injuries, functional training, and rehabilitation, running/gait analysis, Pilates, strength training, core stability, and Kinesiotaping. In addition, Katie has taught a variety of classes including spine control, stretching, Pilates, and strength training.
Katie is committed to furthering her education with new exercises and treatment techniques, allowing the ability to rehabilitate patients the best way possible. Katie’s goal for each patient prior to their completion of care is to provide them with the knowledge and confidence to maintain healthy bodies and prevent further injury.