Katie Evans graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts, Honours major specialization in Kinesiology which led her to complete her Masters in Science in Physical Therapy in 2010. Katie is a current member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Orthopedic Division.
Katie has with a wide variety of populations including active, inactive persons, athletes, older adults and youth. Having treated a vast variety of patients, from acute post-surgical in hospital, to rehabilitation in community, to return to activity and sport, and then on to improving past pre injury. Katie takes a multidirectional approach to treating any injury, condition, or disorder. With the use of manual therapy, including soft tissue techniques to restore optimal joint function and then following out with specific and tailored exercises for all levels, and learning styles. With her background in Pilates as well as being a Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Katie finds that by reintroducing the body to exercise and optimal patterns of movement can best treat and prevent further injury.
Best results also come from a patient-therapist relationship which acts as a team effort in improving health and quality of life. Katie understands and discusses a client’s goals up front, as it is always crucial in creating a plan to assist people become pain free, to return to activity, and improve activity.
A driven, and motivated person, Katie is currently working towards further levels in Rehabilitation Pilates, and completing her levels in manual and manipulative therapy.
Outside of work, Katie is involved with beach volleyball, snowboarding, hiking, yoga, and her own practice of Pilates.