Kate graduated with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from Queens University. Prior to that she completed both an Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology and Health Sciences from York University. Kate is an active member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA). She also holds membership in the Orthopaedic and Sports Divisions of the CPA and PAMA (Performing Arts Medicine Association). She has completed Manual Therapy Level 1 through the Orthopaedic Division of the CPA.
Kate is passionate about movement. She has a strong focus on patient-centred care, with a goal of ascertaining each individuals unique biopsychosocial needs and personal goals. She utilizes manual therapy skills, functional exercise prescription, and patient education to assist clients. Kate has a special interest in hip conditions in the young adult population and has taken a course on current advances in treatment and rehabilitation practices. She also has an interest in, and experience treating vestibular conditions such as BPPV (vertigo), vestibular hypofunction, and balance impairments.
Having over 20 years of dance training, Kate has a special interest in dancers and performing artists. In her free time she enjoys staying active, sharing her love of dance and movement teaching dance classes to children, and enjoying live theatre.