Katie graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 2012 with a B.S. in Kinesiology. She then attended Arcadia University and earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in January 2015. While earning her doctorate her research focus was on spine disorders and various factors affecting outcomes. She completed her Orthopedic Residency from Temple University where she gained advanced training in the management and treatment of all orthopedic disorders. Katie is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Katie has a special interest in running and Ultimate Frisbee. She was captain of the Penn State Club Frisbee team, played on the Philadelphia Club National-level team, and continues to play in Philadelphia leagues. She enjoys working in a team setting working towards a common goal. She uses a patient-centered approach utilizing the best current evidence to achieve the goals the patient needs and wants. In addition to her advanced training in orthopedics, Katie is also certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling and Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (McKenzie Method). She continues her pursuit of clinical excellence with every patient she meets. In her free time, Katie enjoys running, playing Ultimate Frisbee, and exploring the city of Philadelphia with her family.