Kala Whitworth

Physical Therapist

Kala, an eastern Montana native, received her Bachelors of Science in Biology at Idaho State University in 2007.  During her undergraduate education she competed in collegiate track and cross county and received her minor in Spanish while studying abroad in Argentina. She continued her education at Idaho State University by completing the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program in 2010. Since the start of her clinical career, she has continued her education by focusing on advanced manual therapy techniques and sports related injuries.  She became certified in ASTYM in 2011 and received her Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) certification in 2013.

Kala strives to assist each of her patients in obtaining their goals and return to the activities they most enjoy.  She encourages individual wellness for each patient through healthy living and preventative actions.  Kala’s treatment philosophy incorporates the most current evidence based research and continued orthopedic advancement allowing her to offer each patient a customized treatment plan.

Kala maintains a healthy and active lifestyle by running and mountain biking in the foothills with her husband, while also staying involved throughout the community in select running groups and races. On the weekends she is frequently found visiting her husband’s family in the lost river valley of Idaho or enjoying the sunshine with her dogs. Among her many passions, Kala enjoys traveling, hiking, and horseback riding at her family’s ranch.

Blog Posts written by Kala Whitworth

Five minutes a day can combat urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence and poor bladder control is something that affects many women and unfortunately is not frequently talked about. There are many things that can contribute to urinary incontinence such as diet, surgical history, and pelvic floor strength. The pelvic floor is considered the group of muscles that forms a hammock within the pelvic and is very important when managing bathroom habits. Stress incontinence is a term used for incontinence when doing things such as sneezing, coughing,...