Shawnee Perkins, PT, DPT
Shawnee believes in establishing a strong patient-therapist relationship and working together to create individualized treatment plans in order to achieve the patient’s goals.
Shawnee earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2017, and prior to that studied Exercise Science at the University of Montana.Throughout her education and experience, Shawnee has developed a strong background in orthopedics, manual therapy, and concussion management. She enjoys treating patients of all backgrounds including sports and work-related injuries, post-operative rehabilitation, and age-related changes. Shawnee has a particular interest in helping post-concussive athletes return to play through vestibular rehabilitation techniques and exertion therapy.
Her treatment approach focuses on neuromuscular training and proper body mechanics to foster long term health. She believes that education and patient-specific training are key to preventing injuries and promoting optimal function. In 2018, Shawnee became a graduate of the ConnectTherapy Series. She has incorporated this education in her practice which embraces a whole patient, whole body approach to help uncover the patient’s driver behind their dysfunction, starting with the examination.
Shawnee was raised in Alaska and enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Jack, and her dogs, Honey and Belle. She promotes and maintains a healthy lifestyle, loves baking, and is an avid gym-goer.
“I received excellent care at Mobilize PT. Shawnee did an excellent job helping me overcome an injury. She was very knowledgeable. She was spot on with identifying problem areas and finding ways to improve strength and function. She was incredibly caring, patient, and supportive all around! She took the time to personalize a successful exercise program for me. I couldn’t have asked for a better therapist!”