After graduating from Ball Sate University in 1990, KrisAnë gained experience in extremity biomechanics working as a Certified Athletic Trainer in a Sports Medicine practice. She completed the Physical Therapy program at Old Dominion University in 1994, earning a Master of Science degree. Her Doctorate in Physical Therapy is from Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University.
KrisAnë has taken extensive continuing education courses focused on manual therapy, spine biomechanics and postural stability. She is in the process of completing her Certification in Functional Manual Medicine form Michigan State's School of Osteopathic Medicine. Her skill set includes Muscle Energy Technique, Cranisacral Therapy, Myofascial & Trigger Point Release Direct Action Thrust.
KrisAnë is a lifetime pianist, enjoys birding, walking, cooking and movie nights with her family.
What do you enjoy most about being a PT?
When patients express excitement about returning to an activity that was too difficult
prior to PT.
If you were't a PT what would you do for a job?
I desire to improve myself in many tasks, but, to master another profession is too much to
imagine. After 3½ decades of continued academic & practical development, sensory
refinement and practice, physical therapy is not what I do, it’s who I am.
What's the most recent book you've read for fun?
A Clive Cussler adventure with Sam & Remi Fargo
What is the most valuable life lesson you've ever learned?
Admonition is best placed between words of gratitude.
If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
I’d live in my own botanical garden on Lake Whitehurst in Norfolk, VA – or anywhere my
beloved husband lives.
If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Course 1: Lobster Bisque / Crusty Bread / Prosecco
Course 2: Spinach Salad with Blueberries, Bacon, Toasted Pecans, Blue Cheese with
Course 3: New Zealand Lamb Chops / Grilled Brussel Sprouts / Mashed Red Potatoes /
Barroso Valley Shiraz (Gnarly Dudes)
Course 4: Assorted Cheese / Sliced Pears
Course 5: White Almond Cake with Melted Dark Chocolate Frosting / Coffee with cream
(all organic – farm to table)
What's your favorite form of exercise?
If I’m eating my ‘one meal’ daily…. A lot of walking, brisk walking….several times a
Do you collect anything?
Pottery from the many places I’ve traveled.
What's your favorite thing to do on the weekends?
Life tends to magnify my limitations. I enjoy attending church where I am encouraged to
focus upward on the limitless One in Whom I find hope and strength.