Christie Thames graduated from the College of St. Catherine with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Prior to graduating with her DPT, Christie earned her Health Fitness Specialist (HFS) Certification through the American College of Sports Medicine in 2003.
She used her health promotion knowledge and skills as a personal trainer and gymnastics instructor throughout her college and graduate years. After graduation, she worked in Columbus, Georgia, as a spine specialist before settling in the Twin Cities area. Christie became Postural Restoration Certified (PRC) in 2011. She has worked as a Physical Therapist and Physical Therapy Manager at IMPACT Physical Medicine and Prism Aquatic Center since 2011.
She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Physical Therapy Association. As a former gymnast and track athlete, she provides unique personal experience and perspective while treating runners, track and field athletes, gymnasts and dancers. She combines her multi-faceted experience and knowledge to help her patients reach their functional, health, fitness and sport performance goals.