Katie DuFrene, PT, DPT, LAT, studied kinesiology during her undergraduate and began personal training and coaching for fitness, gymnastics, cheerleading and dance. She then went on to earn a master’s in athletic training and a clinical doctorate in physical therapy.
Katie has worked with collegiate and professional athletes of all sports (although there is a special place in her heart for gymnasts). She has worked with a variety of orthopedic conditions from post-operative treatments, to sprains and strains, to concussions. She holds certifications in functional movements screen/selective functional movement assessments, kinesiotaping and instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation. She also enjoys pediatric practice including managing development delays. She has been a lead volunteer for the Special Olympics of Frederick’s Young Athletes Program.
Financial: Katie DuFrene has an employment relationship with the Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Katie DuFrene has no relevant non-financial relationships.