Experience

20160322-PTPro-01smPJ received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas and her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Eastern Washington University. She will be testing to become a Certified Functional Manual Therapist in August of 2016 through the Institute of Physical Art. She is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine.Her treatment approach focuses on the person as a whole. She enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level so she is able to better understand what they are truly passionate about. She commits herself to creatively individualizing each patient’s treatment to restore their independence or get them back to their hobbies and sports.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, friends, and family. She loves exercise in all shapes and forms whether at the gym, out on a hiking trail, or playing in the snow. She has recently become certified to instruct spin classes at local gyms and is looking forward to being able to further share her passion for health and fitness in the community.

Education

Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Hardin Simmons University (2010)
BS in Exercise Science, Eastern Washington University (2008)

Previous Work Experience

Physiocare Physical Therapy
Totem Lake Physical Therapy

Continuing Education

  • Institute of Physical Art (IPA)
    • Functional Mobilization I and II
    • Function Mobilization of the Upper Quadrant
    • Functional Mobilization of the Lower Quadrant
    • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Education (PNF)
    • Gait
    • Core First Strategies (CFS)
    • Visceral Mobilization
    • Resistance Enhanced Manipulation
  • North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT)
    • Lumbopelvic Spine I
    • Cervical Spine I
    • Thoracic Spine
  • The Running Course