Specialty Certifications: Herdman Vestibular Rehabilitation, Level II certification in Hippotherapy, Certified Lymphedema Therapist.
Kristen is originally from Seattle, WA and along the west coast, but moved to Colorado Springs in 1996. She obtained a B.S. in Health and Movement Sciences from California State University-Sacramento and graduated with a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Northwestern in 1996. Kristen has been with Memorial Hospital, now a part of UCHealth, since 1997. In advancing her education, she has completed the competency based Herdman Vestibular Rehab course and has attained a Level II certification with the American Hippotherapy Association (equine facilitated Physical Therapy). In 2020, Kristen became a certified lymphedema therapist. She currently treats a variety of musculoskeletal, neurological, and oncologic conditions including, but not limited to vestibular and balance deficits, post-concussion syndrome, oncology related deficits, cancer related fatigue, lymphedema, neurological disorders, post-operative care, joint pain/injury, and low back pain.
Qualifications and experience
- Brain and Nervous System - Concussion Assessment, Rehabilitation Therapy - Physical Therapy
- Languages spoken
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