Julie graduated with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of South Dakota in 2000, prior to that she earned her BS in Psychology. She became a certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association in 2008, and a certified Manual Therapist through the North American Institute of Manual Physical Therapy in 2007.
She has been the owner/director at TAI Ballard Physical Therapy since 2010 and prior to that she directed successful practices in Renton and Bellevue. Her passion is orthopedics with a special interest in the foot/ankle and lumbar pathology. She believes in whole body wellness, and excels in her patient education to heal injury and leave everyone with the tools for prevention and body improvement. She also has a history in treating Women’s Health issues and continues to be a leader in the treatment of pre and post-partum issues.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, running, and staying active. She loves calling the Pacific Northwest home and taking advantage of all of it’s beauty!