Katie Nicholas, PT, DPT, has been practicing orthopedics since her graduation from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in 2013 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree.
Katie enjoys treating a wide variety of diagnoses and is dedicated to using the most effective and appropriate treatments to facilitate a full recovery. Katie is an member of the Sports Medicine Special Interest Group and enjoys working with athletes at any level. She is also part of IBJI’s Orthosync program and sees many patients with total joint replacements. Katie enjoys treating all areas of the body, but has a special interest in treating patients with shoulder, knee, and hip pain. Katie is also a vestibular & concussion therapist, treating a variety of disorders. Katie is an ImPACT trained physical therapist, performing baseline testing and concussion management to facilitate safe return to play. ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) is a scientifically validated computerized concussion evaluation system. It is a sophisticated test of an individual’s cognitive ability that will help health care professionals track the recovery of cognitive processes following a concussion.
In her spare time, Katie enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys running, watching Chicago sports and reading.