Adam graduated from Marquette University’s Program in Physical Therapy in 1995, and now has over 20 years of experience treating patients full-time ever since. Adam specializes in orthopedic, manual physical therapy, completing the rigorous process of certification as a Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) by the Institute of Physical Art in 2007, and is currently taking further coursework for re-certification this year. Of over 200,000 licensed physical therapists in the country, fewer than 300 have a certification in Functional Manual Therapy. Additionally, Adam was certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling in 2014 through Myopain Seminars, the most comprehensive dry needling training program available in the United States. Focusing on wellness and fitness has also been an area of personal interest, and he passed the examination for Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) in 2000, through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Adam has worked with Marquette University’s Doctorate Program in Physical Therapy, teaching doctorate students in lab for their Orthopedics class. He was also elected by his peers to serve 2 terms for the local district of the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association. He continues to be a member of the WPTA and APTA.
Outside of work, Adam enjoys participating in and training for triathlons. He keeps busy spending time with his wife and their two children.
Catherine graduated from Concordia University Wisconsin with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree after completing a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology. Currently, she is working through continuing education courses with the Institute of Physical Art and uses a Functional Manual Therapy approach in treatment in addition to a wide variety of neuromuscular re-education techniques to restore efficient movement. Catherine is a Certified Manual Trigger Point Therapist following training in dry needling techniques with Myopain Seminars. She is always enthusiastic to attend state and national conferences to develop her education in current orthopedic treatment techniques and latest research. She values the opportunity to work with her patients to improve and optimize function.
Catherine is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association. She has a background in tennis but enjoys analyzing biomechanics of movement associated with sport of all kinds and is always excited to treat those who share her love for running.
Erin brings over 15 years of clinical experience helping people recover from injuries, rehabilitating after surgery and overcoming chronic pain. She attended the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse where she first received a bachelor's degree in psychology then continued her education to achieve a master's degree in physical therapy in 2006. She is passionate about treating patients with a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries, abilities and age ranges, starting from pre-teen through the aging adult. She is dedicated to delivering the best care through a combination of manual therapies and tailored exercise programs to help patients achieve their maximum potential. Erin has a great personality with fun, gentle and direct approach to her treatments.
She has taken extensive continuing education courses in many areas of physical therapy that help her choose the best combination of treatment methods for each patient on an individual basis. Recently Erin has taken courses on treating fitness athletes, older adults, and is scheduled to attend a dry needling course coming up in November.
During the summer months Erin enjoys gardening, hiking, biking and camping with her husband and two children. When Wisconsin weather doesn’t cooperate, she takes time to enjoy cooking and doing puzzles. She also enjoys running and has completed 8 half marathons. Through her love of running Erin has learned to work through injuries and pain, as well as what it means to set personal goals and achieve success.
Kathy has been with Body in Balance since Fall of 2019. You might know her best as the friendly voice on the phone or the smiling face you see when you come in for treatment. She previously worked at Lake Country Racquet and Athletic Club (now Wisconsin Athletic Club) for 6 years before deciding to take on more of an administrative role with us. Kathy manages our office, doing scheduling as well as handling any insurance questions you may have. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends and taking her dog for long walks.