Kelsey has worked in the orthopedic setting since she graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT). Kelsey uses a combination of functional manual therapy, neuromuscular function, and motor control activities as part of her treatment strategy. She specializes in pelvic health, working with pregnant and post-partum women through the spectrum for the best care. She enjoys being apart of and helping aid one’s journey to find recovery, improve function, and prevent future injury.
Kelsey earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science at Gonzaga University in 2008, and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Midwestern University in 2013. After graduating she completed an orthopedic Manual Therapy Residency with the Instituted of Physical Art. She went on to become a Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) and a board-certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy (OCS). Kelsey has also broadened her knowledge by studying neuromeningeal and visceral manipulation, cupping, pelvic health and pelvic floor therapy. She is passionate about helping women along the pregnancy and postpartum spectrum.
Kelsey grew up in the Pacific Northwest and, as a multi-level athlete, has always felt it was important to stay active. She has played soccer, basketball, volleyball and participated in crosscountry, track and swimming. She was a collegiate athlete, a member of the Gonzaga Women’s Rowing team where she won three West Coast Conference Championships. She was named All Conference First Team within both the West Coast Conference and Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association and was awarded the All Academic Award for her outstanding academic achievements. After college she challenged herself to complete an Ironman Triathlon for the first time.
When Kelsey is not busy studying or participating in exercise activities, she enjoys spending time with her family.