Katrin graduated from the University of New Mexico in 1991 with a bachelor degree in physical therapy. She resumed her education in 2000, completing her doctorate in physical therapy in 2005. Her main focus is burns and wound care. She completed her specialty certification in Wound Management in 2006 and will sit for the re-certification exam in March of 2016. She is currently a Level I MFR practitioner.
Katrin was born in the Faeroe Islands, at 62 degrees latitude north of Great Britain. She has also lived in Iceland, Florida, Germany, and New Mexico. She currently makes her home in Boise, Idaho, with her husband and son. Her daughter, Annika, attends BSU and works part time at the clinic.
Carmen graduated in 1964 from the University of Washington, in Seattle. She has worked in Washington, Oregon and Idaho in a variety of settings. She has been trained in massage therapy, bodywork, respiratory therapy, hippotherapy, and John Barnes Myofascial Release (MFR).
Carmen lives on a small acreage in Kuna, Idaho, with her son. She is an avid animal lover and music enthusiast.
Valerie joined us in August of 2014, having graduated with her PTA degree from Carrington that May. She is a Level I MFR practitioner, but is attending her Levels II and III courses this March.
Valerie lives in Boise with her boyfriend. Her kids are grown and live in Colorado. She is an active outdoors woman and can often be seen singing and dancing around the clinic.
Shane has been with us since early 2013. He graduated from Penn Valley Community College, Kansas City, Missouri, with an Associates of Science in the Physical Therapist Assistant program. He also holds a Bachelors in Criminal Justice and a Master of Arts in Teaching.
Shane lives with his wife and two daughters in Nampa, Idaho. He teaches middle school science during the regular school year, while moonlighting with us in the evenings. In the summer, he works full time at our facility. He was trained in MFR by Linda Chatburn prior to attending the John Barnes Courses.
Danielle has been helping us out in an as-needed basis since the summer of 2015. She is a level II MFR practitioner and is certified as a Lymphedema Management Specialist. When she is not filling in for our absent therapists, Danielle is available by appointment and most Fridays.
Angela just joined us last May. She graduated from Carrington College in May of 2014 and has worked in a variety of settings since then. Prior to initiating her PTA education, Angela was an assistant coach for the Nampa High Schools Girls’ Soccer Team. With that experience, she gained a wealth of athletic training experience. This was, in some ways, instrumental in her success at Carrington College. Currently, Angela is treating our orthopedic and fitness clients while learning the fine art of Myofascial Release. Angela will be attending the John F. Barnes MFR I course in October. Please join us in welcoming her to our team.