Catie C Christensen, DPT :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Catie C Christensen, PT, DPT, Evidence Based Practice Coordinator

Catie C Christensen, PT, DPT, Evidence Based Practice Coordinator

Physical Therapy
Research Leader

Contact Information

433 North Cleveland Ave
Westerville, OH 43082 [ map ]
PH: (614) 355-8251
FX: (614) 355-8363


Catie Christensen, PT, DPT, PCS is a staff physical therapist, the evidence-based practice coordinator, and a member of the multidisciplinary stroke clinic at Nationwide Children's Hospital. In June of 2017, Catie received her pediatric specialty certification through the American Physical Therapy Association. She has specialty training in the use of the WalkAide, pediatric vestibular dysfunction, the general movement assessment, and serial casting.

Catie has published 6 peer-reviewed research manuscripts and has presented 19 times at state or national physical therapy conferences. Her publications and presentations have focused on congenital muscular torticollis, idiopathic toe walking, treadmill training, the vestibular system, and knowledge translation. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Clinical Interests

  • Serial casting, Torticollis, Cerebral palsy

Education and Training

Graduate School

  • University of Minnesota
    Date Completed: 06/01/2006


  • Clinical Therapies

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 05/05/2008


  • Christensen C, Lowes LP. Treadmill training for a child with spina bifida without functional ambulation. Pediatr Phys Ther. 2014 Summer;26(2):265-73. PubMed ID: 24675133
  • Christensen C, Landsettle A, Antoszewski S, Ballard BB, Carey H, Pax Lowes L. Conservative management of congenital muscular torticollis: an evidence-based algorithm and preliminary treatment parameter recommendations. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2013 Nov;33(4):453-66. Epub 2013 Feb 6. PubMed ID: 23387981
  • Heathcock JC, Christensen C, Bush K, Butler M, Buehner JJ, Basso DM. Treadmill training after surgical removal of a spinal tumor in infancy. Phys Ther. 2014 Aug;94(8):1176-85. Epub 2014 Apr 17. PubMed ID: 24742704

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Member, American Physical Therapy Association - Pediatric Section
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