Katie Band, PT, DPT
Founder & Owner of KBP
Dr. Katie Band received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Regis University Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professionals in Denver, Colorado, in 2011 and her Bachelors of Science degree in Exercise Science from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington in 2007. She has been involved in athletics from an early age and utilizes her extensive athletic experiences including 17 years of competitive dance, yoga expertise, and triathlons including 2x Ironman finisher events, to help clients successfully return to things they love in less time. Growing up in Spirit Lake, Idaho, Dr. Band is proud to be serving her community in the greater Spokane and Coeur d’ Alene areas.
Dr. Band utilizes a holistic approach taking lifestyle and diet into consideration as much as muskuloskeletal complaints. Her strong manual therapy, hands-on treatment emphasis enables clients to improve more quickly with lasting results. She has an intense passion for empowering patients to provide them with the tools they need to stay well on their own. Her professional interests include: spinal dysfunction, shoulder, knee and ankle complaints, hip and SI joint dysfunction, and pelvic floor conditions relating to urinary and fecal incontinence, sexual dysfunction, pelvic pain, pregnancy and post-partum care. Dr. Band has extensive training and 400+ hours of post-doctoral education in both manual therapy and pelvic floor conditions, providing care in these areas since 2011. She completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training through Harmony Yoga in June 2015 and teaches to a lovely group of souls at the Valley Spokane Club weekly.
KBP was founded out of the frustration of growing demands placed on the profession as a whole, dictation from third party payors/medical insurance on visit approval, length, and duration of treatments, all of which compromised the care being provided to clients. She feels beyond blessed to work directly with patients one-on-one for 60 minute appointments, enabling clients to access her directly without a referral, lowering their overall out of pocket cost and ultimately helping them heal faster.
Her personal interests are vast including: swimming, yoga, running, stand up paddle-boarding, travel, alpine skiing, snowshoeing, baking and cooking with whole foods, and serving in children's minstry at her church. Above all, she loves Jesus and seeks to glorify Him in all that He does in and through her every day.