Kristin Christian, physical therapist at Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists, recently attended the 2016 Annual American Physical Therapy Association Orthopaedic Section Meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia. Kristin and other participants attended three breakout sessions each day with topics including examination and treatment of neck pain with radiating pain and/or headache, behavioral exercise for centrally mediated pain, and impairment of the lumbar spine and pelvis. Christian also attended a presentation by Northern Rehab’s Physical Therapist Ken Olson which focused on treating patients with neck pain with mobility deficits using a combination of manual therapy techniques and specific therapeutic exercise.
With over 12 years of clinical experience and training in manual physical therapy, Christian is a Board certified specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and highly respected in the field of vestibular (dizziness) disorders and manual therapy of the spine. She also has experience in Industrial Rehabilitation, Functional Capacity Evaluations, aquatic therapy, manual therapy, and has a multi-disciplinary approach to rehabilitation including the evaluation and treatment of neck and back pain, sacroiliac joint disorders, and other various injuries. Christian is a physical therapist at the Northern Rehab DeKalb Lincoln Highway clinic and is accepting new patients.
A privately owned local business, Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists has built a solid reputation and strong relationships within the communities it serves. Northern Rehab strives to treat patients in a professional, yet fun and friendly atmosphere providing quality, skilled hands-on physical therapy with an emphasis on one-on- one physical therapy care provided by the physical therapist. For more information about Northern Rehab or to schedule an appointment with Kristin, please visit http://www.northernrehabpt.com or call 815.756.2369. Additionally, you may find Northern Rehab on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Google Plus.
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