Licensed Physical Therapist, PT, DPT // Obstetric PT Certified // EW Pilates Instructor // Center Coordinator for Clinical Education // Credentialed APTA Clinical Instructor // EW Motion Therapy Homewood
Katherine’s passion is helping her clients build sound habits towards better posture and mobility by educating and building correct movement patterns. Katherine routinely incorporates manual therapy, corrective exercise, and advanced Pilates training into her wellness and rehab progressions. Katherine is responsible for direct patient care through physical therapy and wellness programs. Additionally, she serves as our Coordinator of Clinical Education, placing students from EW Motion Therapy clinics into physical therapy educational programs across the country. “Katherine has a unique skill set, perhaps best illustrated by her work with a professional MMA fighter,” says Jesse Douglas, Director of EW FIT. “She was able to incorporate her physical therapy and Pilates background into a program that helped him stay healthy and compete professionally.” Her areas of interest include the pre and postpartum client; post–operative rehabilitation; pelvic floor dysfunction; hip, knee, and ankle/foot injuries; and neck pain. Katherine has Advanced Pilates training in Mat, Reformer, and CoreAlign. She is a credentialed APTA clinical instructor and has advanced training in treating pregnant and postpartum patients. Katherine stays active by swimming, walking, and playing Ultimate Frisbee. She also enjoys hiking. A native of Atlanta, she has called Birmingham her home since 2002.
Education: Balanced Body, CoreAlign (2018); Balanced Body, Reformer (2016); EW Motion Therapy Pilates Training Program (2016); APTA Fundamental Topics in Pregnancy and Postpartum Physical Therapy (2015); Balanced Body, Mat (2014); APTA Clinical Instructor Certification (2011); UAB, Doctor of Physical Therapy (2009); Samford University, Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science (2006)