My approach as a physical therapist is to always place the patient first and allow them to be a part of their plan of care. My goal for every patient is make them as comfortable as possible and feel confident in the treatment plan we create together. I place a significant emphasis on communication and feedback so patients can openly express their needs and goals to ensure we are achieving those goals. My experience in many different settings as a physical therapist has prepared me to create these values and goals for patients.
I was born and raised in the Midwest with most of my life spent in Wisconsin. I moved to Colorado in 2016 and have been practicing here ever since. I am an avid Chicago sports fan, despite growing up in Wisconsin! I enjoy lifting weights, hiking, photography and cheering on my husband and father-in-law as they participate in demolition derbies.
Qualifications and experience
- Bones, Joints and Muscles - Arthritis, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Spine Injuries, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Sprains and Strains, Brain and Nervous System - Neuromuscular Diseases, Brain and Nervous System - Stroke, Brain and Nervous System - Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injuries, Rehabilitation Therapy, Rehabilitation Therapy - Physical Therapy, Women's Health, Women's Health - Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Midwestern University (2016)
- Clinical interest for patients
My clinical interests include, but are not limited to, sports/athletic injuries and rehabilitation, post-operative rehabilitation, and general orthopedic conditions. I have a strong passion for neurological conditions such as stroke, Parkinson's disease, brain injury, vertigo, spinal cord injury, and various neuromuscular disorders (MS, Guillain Barre syndrome, etc.). I also have a strong passion for pelvic rehabilitation, including urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, diastasis recti, dyspareunia, pelvic pain, and general pre/post-natal conditions. Soon to be including men's health-pelvic rehabilitation and fecal incontinence.
- Research interest for patients
Pelvic floor dysfunction in high level athletes and young adults in sports.
Benefits of pelvic rehabilitation pre/post-pregnancy.
Best practice for common/rare neurological conditions.