Kathryn Terrian, PT, DPT

Growing up as a gymnast and competitive cheerleader, Kathryn became fascinated with the capabilities of the human body. Today, she is passionate about sharing her love of movement with her patients, improving their quality of life and helping them get back to the activities they love.

Kathryn moved to Chicago from Florida, where she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. In addition to general orthopedics, Kathryn is pursuing specialties and has advanced training in both manual therapy, and womens health and pelvic physical therapy. Kathryn also has a special interest in treating pain involving the spine, especially neck and low back pain.


  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
  • Bachelors of Science in Communications, School of Advertising, from Florida State University
  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association — Orthopedic and Women’s Health Sections
  • Manual Therapist Certification — Coursework completed and awaiting final certification.

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Out of the office

In her free time, Kathryn loves to travel. She is also a huge foodie (especially desserts or anything involving Nutella), an avid hot-yogi and dog lover. Kathryn enjoys spending time in the outdoors (but, as a Florida Native, she is still unsure about this whole Chicago winter situation…).