Christi has been practicing physical therapy for over 22 years in the outpatient setting. She graduated from Chapman University in Orange, CA with her Masters in Physical Therapy in 1997. She then went on to pursue her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Western University of Allied Health Sciences in Pomona, CA in 2002. Christi spent an entire year in a Manual Therapy based Residency program and has extensive certifications and experience in Functional and Integrative Manual Therapy, Vestibular Rehab, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Cranio-Temporal Mandibular Dysfunctions, and Sports Rehab. She is also a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist, Certified Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Certified Pilates Instructor, Certified Functional Capacity Evaluator, Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist, Certified Weight Management Specialist, Certified Nutritionist, and Certified Clinical Instructor. Christi has a long history of working with high school, college, and elite athletes as well as with the general population. She strongly believes that every person has untapped existing potential to heal given the right environment for healing. Her treatment philosophy involves a lifelong, comprehensive and integrative systems approach to physical therapy with a special emphasis on incorporating manual therapy to find the driver of the symptoms. Christi looks forward to the opportunity to educate her patients, fellow colleagues and practitioners, and the general public about the gift of wellness and health in promoting a fuller quality of life through Pre-habilitation and aftercare at our clinic in the Normandy Park community. In her spare time, Christi enjoys traveling and experiencing different cultures and is often considered a “foody”. She lives for outdoor activities including skiing, golf, volleyball, soccer, and hiking. Additionally, she loves singing and playing drums. She feels grateful to be able to share her life with her husband and two beautiful daughters.