Kristy Christiansen works at our Smithfield, NC location. She graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Health Studies and a minor in Nutrition Promotion. She then continued her education at Ithaca and earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. At Ithaca, Kristy was able to complete clinical rotations across the country, gaining a wide variety of perspectives for the rehabilitation of all injuries.
Kristy has a passion for neurologic and vestibular rehabilitation and would like to pursue her Vestibular clinical specialist certification. Her clinical experience involves working in orthopedics, return-to-sport, aquatic therapy, injury prevention, and stroke rehab. Kristy believes that each patient requires individualized care and utilizes a variety of treatment tactics to improve their rehabilitation outcomes.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling to different countries and learning different cultural perspectives, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. She lives in Raleigh with her boyfriend Connor, along with her goldendoodle puppy Kona and her cat Brody.