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Katherine Blumenthal

Katharine Blumenthal, PT, DPT, OCS

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After receiving graduate degrees in physical therapy and anthropology, Katey completed her residency in orthopaedic physical therapy in 2017 at the University of Utah. Her primary focus is rehabilitation for pediatric orthopedic and sports injuries, especially among rock climbers. She has collaborated with numerous clinicians in the University of Utah hospital system to create a comprehensive concussion management clinic, and with clinicians at the University Orthopaedic Center to pioneer the Climber's Clinic, which is devoted to evidence-based treatment and research of rock climbing-related injuries. Katey has worked with the US Olympic and Paraolympic Committee, and USA Climbing in offering sideline care for elite climbers. Katey also specializes in treating pediatric pelvic floor and voiding dysfunction, treating a spectrum of pediatric voiding abnormalities, from functional constipation to sports-related stress incontinence.

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