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Katherine Janicke, PTA


 

JOB TITLE

Physical Therapy Assistant

CLINICAL SPECIALTY

  • Pool therapy
  • Sports
  • Orthopedic rehab

CERTIFICATIONS

Graston Technique

PRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • Shute Park Aquatic Center
  • Tuality Forest Grove Physical Therapy
  • Tuality Orthopedic and Rehabilitation

 

CLINICAL FOCUS

Outpatient Physical Therapy/Aquatic Therapy

TREATMENT PHILOSOPHY

Katherine believes in challenging patients with exercises to work on their weakness and get them stronger. For the result in less pain, decrease fall/injury risk, and help them be functionally strong with proper form, positioning, and posture for their daily home and work duties. She enjoys having fun and getting to know my patients when appropriate.  Katherine listens to what they are having difficulty with. Then pushes them so they get the results they want and activate the correct muscles for the strength/function needed for their daily functions.

BIOGRAPHY

Katherine is Washington County born and raised. She is a Hillsboro High School alum and earned an Assoicates of Applied Science from Mt. Hood Community College’s Physical Therapist Assistant program. Upon passing the licensing board, she went to work at Tuality in 2016. In her spare time, she enjoys playing basketball, Crossfit, hiking, and hanging out with friends, family and golden retriever puppy.

EDUCATION

Associates of Applied Science Degree:  Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR