Julia Thompson, PT, DPT completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy education in 2020 at Rosalind Franklin University. Julia is originally from Barrington, IL and is excited to begin her career with Illinois Bone and Joint Institute so close to home.
Throughout her physical therapy education, Julia was able to work with a variety of patient populations, and fell in love with orthopedic rehabilitation. Julia believes in utilizing evidenced based practice to ensure her patients achieve their maximal functional potential. She is looking forward to improving her manual therapy skills to further enhance her practice.
Julia completed her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology at Florida State University, where she was a Division 1 beach volleyball player. The injuries she sustained throughout her athletic career further increased her desire to become a physical therapist, and helped her form her treatment approach. In her free time, you can find her coaching club and high school volleyball, and enjoying time with friends and family.