Kate earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2009 from Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin. In a former life, she graduated with a double major in Geology and Anthropology from Rice University. After traveling and working in New Zealand at an outpatient PT clinic, she decided to go back to school and pursue a different career path.
She enjoys working with a diverse patient population, athlete, and non-athlete alike. She has training in joint mobilization and manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, trigger point dry needling, and exercise prescription; used in combination to maximize each person’s potential and return to function and recreation.
During her time at Rice, Kate swam competitively, specializing in the distance freestyle and butterfly events. She was honored for her accomplishments by having an annual award presented for dedication, discipline, leadership, consistent hard-work, and commitment to the team concept renamed after her. She also went on to qualify and compete in the US Olympic Trials in 2000.
Originally from Wisconsin, Kate loves to travel but has settled with her husband and three children in Colorado. In her free time, Kate enjoys hiking / snowshoeing, cycling, swimming, and photography.