Kathryn Irish PT, DPT

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Education

Kathryn earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Washington. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Eastern Washington University.

Career Influence

“I became interested in physical therapy after a snowboarding injury in college. My physical therapist who worked to get me back to snowboarding and running by the next season inspired me. Once in physical therapy school, I continued to be positively influenced by all the staff at Eastern Washington University.”

Clinical Interests

Kathryn has a special interest in women’s health, and helping patients recover from orthopedic injuries and injuries related to trauma.

Personal Interests

Outside of work, Kathryn enjoys snowboarding, skiing, mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, and mountaineering.

Practice Philosophy

"What I love most about my job is the wide range of people that I meet and get to know during their rehabilitation. I enjoy helping others recover from injuries and getting them back to the activities they love!"

Professional Involvement

Member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Section on Women's Health

Media

Publications

Nelson, Patricia R.; Irish, Kathryn R; Cleary, Kimberly K. (September 2015) “A Preliminary Study on Balance Performance and Fall Status in Older Women with Urinary Incontinence;” Journal of Women's Health Physical Therapy.