Kristin Holmvik, PT, DPT
- Sports medicine
Practice philosophy: To help patients overcome their functional limitations by listening to their needs, teaching self-management strategies, and empowering them to meet their goals.
What are you passionate about and why? I have a passion for serving others, learning new things, exploring new places, and spending time with family/friends.
If you weren't a health care provider, what would you be? Event planner because I love bringing people together and celebrating milestones
Why did you become a provider? When did you know this was the career for you? Being a PT allows me to combine my love for physical fitness with my passion for serving others. I first went to PT as a young athlete and have pursued a career in physical therapy ever since.
What is something you have learned from your patients? Each patient is affected by pain differently, and it is important to consider that when creating an individual treatment plan.
What is one of the challenges of this career you enjoy? And why? Keeping up with the most recent research in order to provide innovative and effective care
What is your personal health goal? To complete a one hundred mile bike ride
What is the best thing you've done for your health or the best health advice you've received? Surround myself with people that also enjoy adventure and physical activity
What are you most proud of? Backpacking Europe and scuba diving with sharks
What are a few of your personal achievements? Completing 3 half marathons, including the Disney Half Marathon, and biking the MN Grand Rounds
- Sports medicine
- University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN
- American Physical Therapy Association - Minnesota
- University of Minnesota's Steadland Fellowship
Years of experience
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